Files with gzip extension an be usually found as compressed file archives using GNU ZIP tool. Most modern tools can extract these files.

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Software that works with gzip file extension

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GZIP file extension - GNU ZIP gzip compressed archive file

What is gzip file? How to open gzip files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The GZIP file extension is related to Gzip or GNU ZIP, one of the many compression tools available for users. It is based on the DEFLATE algorithm, which is a combination of Lempel-Ziv (LZ77) and Huffman coding

A *.gzip file is a compressed archive created in GZip.

MIME: application/x-compressed, application/x-gzip

Help how to open GZIP files:

Most modern archiving tools should be able to decompress .gzip and extract the contents.

How to convert file with extension GZIP:

You can repack these archives to some other format using your favourit archive compressor.

List of software applications associated to the .gzip 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 gzip file, edit gzip file, convert gzip file, view gzip file, play gzip 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 gzip files.

  • Create gzip file
  • Extract gzip file

Programs that can create gzip file - GNU ZIP gzip compressed archive file

Click on the link to get more information about Gzip for create gzip file action.


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