The .JP2 file extension is related to .JPG or .JPEG image files and is likewise opened with graphics and image editing software. Since .JP2 is a relatively new version of the .JPG file format, it may only be recognized by relatively new versions of the image software.
Examples of software for Windows that may open a .JP2 file include Adobe Photoshop, ACD Systems ACDSee or Canvas, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Corel PaintShop Pro, Mozilla FireFox or Google Chrome.
Examples of software for Mac OS that may open this file type include Apple Safari, Apple Preview and MacPhun ColorStrokes.
Linux users may be able to open and edit these files with XnViewMP.