TAR.GZ file extension - Old version Gzip compressed TAR Archive
What is tar.gz file? How to open tar.gz files?
File type specification:
The tar.gz was popular compression file format used on Unix and Unix based operating systems.
The TAR part of file extension identifies TAR (Tape Archive) archiving utility and .GZ identifies GZip compression file format. It is old version of Gzip compressed TAR Archive - see TGZ, TAR, TAZ, GZ file extensions. However tar.gz archives are still supported by Unix, Linux, BSD based operating systems.
The default software associated to tar.gz file type:
Company or developer:
Gzip is compression utility popular on Unix and Unix-like operating systems. gzip is short for GNU zip.
List of software applications associated to the .tar.gz file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open tar.gz file, edit tar.gz file, convert tar.gz file, view tar.gz file, play tar.gz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open tar.gz file
- Create tar.gz file
- Extract tar.gz file