You can converted between TAR and TGZ archives using the ALZip software. Might be also possible with other programs that support at least one of the programs, but its better to use single program for the job.
Convert Unix standard Archive format, Tape Archive to Gzip compressed TAR archive.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .tar to .tgz file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert tar to tgz 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
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to tgz file
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 tgz. 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.
Linux/Unix software - convert tar to tgz on Linux
A popular archiving utility on Unix and Unix based operating systems, TAR (Tape Archiver) is used only to archive more files in to one, but it is not able to compress them. For compression of TAR archives, external compression utilities need to be used, such as gzip, bzip2, xz, lzip, lzma.