The TAR-Z file extension is related to the TAR (tape archive) archive file format used on Unix and Unix-based systems.

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TAR-Z file - TAR compressed archive

What is tar-z file? How to open tar-z files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The TAR-Z file extension is associated with the TAR (tape archive) an archive file format and archiving software created especially for Unix operating system. The .tar-z file stores compressed .TAR archive.

MIME: application/x-tar

Help how to open:

Most file archivers should have no trouble with TAR-Z formats and decompress them with ease.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .tar-z file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .tar-z 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 tar-z file, edit tar-z file, convert tar-z file, view tar-z file, play tar-z file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Extract tar-z file

Applications that extract tar-z file - TAR compressed archive

Programs supporting the exension tar-z on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for extract tar-z file action.

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