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Information about .par2 File Extension

PAR and PAR2 files are parity data that can be used to recover missing or damaged files in a set, such as a set of RAR files or images.

More information about .par2 extension: Wikipedia

Common .par2 file type descriptions:

  • PAR2 Recovery Volume
  • PAR2-Wiederherstellungsdatei
  • Volume de récupération PAR2
  • PAR2 Herstelbestand
  • PAR2-Datei

Applications, associated with .par2 files

QuickPar iconQuickPar by Peter B Clements
QuickPar is a computer program that creates parchives used as verification and recovery information for a file or group of files, and uses the recovery information, if available, to attempt to reconstruct the originals from the damaged files and the PAR volumes.
Express Zip File Compression Software iconExpress Zip File Compression Software by NCH Software
WinRAR archiver iconWinRAR archiver by Alexander Roshal
WinRAR is a powerful compression tool with many integrated additional functions to help you organize your compressed archives. It supports all popular compression formats (RAR, ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, ACE, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z and 7-Zip)
MultiPar iconMultiPar
VLC media player iconVLC media player by VideoLAN Team
VLC media player is a free and open source media player and multimedia framework written by the VideoLAN project. VLC supports many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It is able to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats. The default distribution of VLC includes a large number of free decoding and encoding libraries, avoiding the need for finding/calibrating proprietary plugins and codecs.
Notepad iconNotepad by Microsoft Corporation
Notepad is a simple text editor for Microsoft Windows. It has been included in all versions of Microsoft Windows.
7-Zip File Manager icon7-Zip File Manager by Igor Pavlov
7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.
Universal Extractor iconUniversal Extractor
Windows Media Player iconWindows Media Player by Microsoft Corporation
Windows Media Player is a media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers. In addition to being a media player, it includes the ability to rip music from and copy music to compact discs, burn recordable discs in Audio CD format or as data discs with playlists such as an MP3 CD, synchronize content with a digital audio player (MP3 player) or other mobile devices, and enable users to purchase or rent music from a number of online music stores.