You can simply repack TAR archives to ZIP format when you decompress the original and compress it to the new format.
Convert Unix standard Archive format, Tape Archive to WinZIP Compressed ZIP archive.
We have found 14 software records in our database eligible for .tar to .zip file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert tar to zip on Windows
A very popular shareware archiver for Microsoft Windows. The first release of WinZip was in 1991. WinZip supports ZIP, ARJ, ARC, LHA, BZ2 and RAR archive formats. ZIP archives can be encrypted by the 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption.
The developer of WinZip was acquired by Corel in 2006 and first version for Mac appeared in 2010.
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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 zip. 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.
A file compression and archive utility. Along with WinZip and 7-Zip is one of the most common compression programs for Windows. Its native format is as the name implies RAR and uses rar file extension.
WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.
WinRAR is also able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface.
A free file archiver developed by Igor Pavlov featuring higher compression ratios with LZMA and LZMA2 compression.
It is mainly available for Windows platform (for Mac and Linux are available command line tools) and is the primary program to handle 7z archives. However, also supports various compression file formats.
Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z
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.
PeaZip is free open source utility for Microsoft Windows and Linux. PeaZip can work with 118 archive types such as 7z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, ARJ, ACE, RAR, LHA CAB, DMG, PEA, etc..
A compression utility for Windows, ZipZag offers very large support of compression formats. ZipZag opens standard Windows/DOS archives, Linux/Unix/Mac archives, skins, themes, collections as well as games and applications data files.
Zipeg is universal archive opener for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. Zipeg supports popular archive file formats, such as zip, rar, 7z, arj, lha, lhz, iso etc.. Also can decrypt password protected zip and rar archives.
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 zip 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.
Zipeg is free open source archive opening tool. Zipeg supports variety of archive formats, such as ZIP, RAR, 7z, ARJ, LHA, TAR etc.. Zipeg is available for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.
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.
StuffIt for Mac is archive utility that is able to create ZIP and SITX archives as well as extract 25 different formats including StuffIt, Zip, RAR and Tar.
Linux/Unix software - convert tar to zip on Linux
Xarchiver is a front-end application for various command line archiving applications for Linux and BSD operating systems. Xarchiver is default archiving application in Xfce and LXDE GUIs.
Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile software - convert tar to zip on Windows Phone
Archiver is a little program to help bring full productivity to your new Windows Phone 8 device, it supports all different archives in the following formats like zip, rar, tar, 7z et.