Archives in Unix TAR format can be simply re-packed to GZIP format with programs like sArchiver or similar. It might also be possible with other programs, provided you first extract the original TAR archive and then compress it in a GZ format with one of the format that supports it.
Convert Unix standard Archive format, Tape Archive to GZIP compressed archive file.
We have found 4 software records in our database eligible for .tar to .gz file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert tar to gz on Windows
One of the many available file compression utilities
Convert from tar file format
|Yes, ALZip supports tar file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||No||No||Yes||No||No||Yes|
|Yes, ALZip supports gz file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned tar to gz. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
Freeware file compression tool
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert tar to gz on OS X
A compression utility for OS X
A compression utility for Mac