Files with TAR.XZ extension are sometimes found as twice compressed files, which were first compressed by TAR then by XZ compression.

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TAR.XZ file extension - XZ compressed TAR archive file

What is tar.xz file? How to open tar.xz files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The TAR.XZ file extension is related to TAR archivers that are further compressed with XZ file compression. Mostly found on Unix / Linux platform.

Help how to open TAR.XZ files:

Program like 7-zip or similar archivers can work with these files.

How to convert file with extension TAR.XZ:

As far as we know, this .tar.xz file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

  • Open tar.xz file
  • Extract tar.xz file

Software that open tar.xz file - XZ compressed TAR archive file

Click on the link to get more information about 7-zip for open tar.xz file action.

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