Files with gtar extension can be typically found as file archives compressed using GNU tar format.

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GTAR file extension - GNU tar compressed archive

What is gtar file? How to open gtar files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The gtar file extension is primarily related to gtar - the GNU version of the archiving utility tar.

It copies files into or out of a tar archive, reads the contents of a tar archive, and replaces files within an archive.

It can also perform additional tasks such as compressing files as they are added to an archive, or uncompressing them as they are read out.

MIME types:

The default software associated to gtar file type:

TAR icon

TAR  Linux/Unix software

TAR (Tape Archiver) file archiver is popular archiving utility on Unix and Unix based operating systems. It is used only to archive more files in to one, but it is not able to compress them. To compress TAR archive are used external compression utilities, such as gzip, bzip2, xz, lzip, lzma.

Help how to open GTAR files:

Use The Unarchiver or similar tool to open .gtar compressed archive files. Some Linux distributions may directly install app found in these packages.

How to convert file with extension GTAR:

Compressed archies can be repacked between various formats.

Find conversions from gtar file:

gtar to configure

Find converter to gtar file type:

sqfs to gtar

srpm to gtar

List of software applications associated to the .gtar file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open gtar file, edit gtar file, convert gtar file, view gtar file, play gtar file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the gtar files.

  • Open gtar file
  • Create gtar file
  • Extract gtar file

Software that open gtar file - GNU tar compressed archive

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open gtar file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Main software associated with gtar file by default:
TAR small icon TAR
Other suggested software:
Unix small icon Unix
Linux operating systems small icon Linux operating systems

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