The WOFF2 format and extension file is primarily used as a web font file created in the WOFF web 2.0 open source format, an open format used to deliver web page fonts on the go.
It is basically a compressed container file that supports TrueType TTF and OpenType OTF fonts. WOFF2 files also support metadata related to and content of font licensing information.
In the first instance, the WOFF2 format is similar to the WOFF format but has an improvement in compression that considerably reduces the use of network bandwidth.
The format is based on the Brotli compression algorithm, used to speed up web browsing through an open source data compression library.
This results in the fact that WOFF2 files are smaller than WOFF files by a rate of 30% more or less.
WOFF2 files thus allow web developers to use custom fonts instead of standard web fonts.
Last but not least is the compatibility with web browsers, many browsers support the WOFF format, including Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari and Opera, as long as they are properly updated.
WOFF2 files are considered system files and therefore should not be opened manually, however, these files must be referenced in CSS using the @ font-face rule.
If you downloaded a WOFF2 file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:
To open WOFF2 File on iOS device follow steps below:
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