Files with gzip extension an be usually found as compressed file archives using GNU ZIP tool. Most modern tools can extract these files.

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GZIP file extension - GNU ZIP gzip compressed archive

What is gzip file? How to open gzip files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

File extension gzip is related to Gzip or GNU ZIP, one of the many compression tools available for users. It is based on the DEFLATE algorithm, which is a combination of Lempel-Ziv (LZ77) and Huffman coding

A .gzip file is a compressed archive created in GZip.

MIME: application/x-compressed, application/x-gzip

Updated: April 6, 2024

Help how to open:

Most modern archiving tools (eg. WinRAR or 7-zip) should be able to decompress .gzip and extract the file contents.

How to convert:

You can repack these archives to some other format using your favourit archive compressor.

Find conversions from gzip file:

gzip to jgz

gzip to tgz

Find converter to gzip file type:

igz to gzip

jgz to gzip

tar.gz to gzip

List of software applications associated to the .gzip file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open gzip file, edit gzip file, convert gzip file, view gzip file, play gzip 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 gzip files.

Software that open gzip file - GNU ZIP gzip compressed archive

Programs supporting the exension gzip on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Decompressor for open gzip file action.

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