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
ALZip is compression utility that supports about 40 archive file formats. ALzip can open ALZ, ACE, EGG, RAR, ZIP etc.. Also can open disk images, such as ISO and BIN, LCD. ALZip is able to recovery passwords in protected ZIP archives.
Convert from tar file
|Yes, ALZip supports tar file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||No||No||Yes||No||No||Yes|
to gz file
|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.
FilZip will compress and decompress ACE, ARC, ARJ, BH, XXE, ZOO, ZIP, and others. FilZip includes a simple six-option context menu interface to unarchive files. Easily selected options include extracting in place, to a new directory, e-mailing or testing it. FilZip includes the many archive options expected in current tools.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert tar to gz on OS X
Ez7z for Mac OS X is compression utility that is able to expand 7z, bzip2, gz, rar, tar and zip archives. Ez7z also supports shrink data into 7z, zip, gz, tar and bzip2 archive formats.
sArchiver is compression utility that supports variety of compression formats. sArchive can create and extract RAR, ZIP, 7z, ARJ, LHA, Gzip, BZip2 and TAR archives. Also can convert between them.