.PAR2 File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .PAR2 extension:

Parchive 2 Index File

Parchive 2 Index File

Index file that contains a group of parity volumes in a Parchive 2 (PAR2) archive; may be used to recover a file archive when one of the files in the archive is lost.

The .PAR extension is used for files created with Parchive version 1.

Software's name License Platforms
EZ7z   —  Discontinued EZ7z  —  Discontinued Free Mac
MacPAR deLuxe MacPAR deLuxe Mac
parchive parchive LinuxWindows
PyPar2 PyPar2 Linux
QuickPar QuickPar Free Windows

Updated: January 10, 2008

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