What is a .002 File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .002 extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .002 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .002 file?

The .002 file extension stands for Split Archive Part 2 File. This backup file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .002 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .002 file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .002 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .002 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .002 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .002 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .002 file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .002 file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Split & Concat software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: The Unarchiver, Incredible Bee Archiver and Split & Concat.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .002 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Split & Concat software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .002 file?

If you cannot open the .002 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .002 file.003 – Split Archive Part 3 File, .1 – Unix Section 1 Manual Page, .113 – Iomega Backup File, .123 – IBM, .123 – Sunstone Circuits. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .002 file with the Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe program on Windows and Split & Concat, The Unarchiver, Incredible Bee Archiver programs on Mac.