Files with tar.xz suffix are typically found as twice compressed files, which were first compressed by TAR then by XZ compression.

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TAR.XZ file extension - XZ compressed TAR archive

What is tar.xz file? How to open tar.xz files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

File extension tar.xz is related to TAR archives that are further compressed with XZ file compression.

Mostly found on Unix / Linux platform, but occasionally may be downloaded from internet sources.

Help how to open:

Program like 7-zip or similar archivers can work with these files.

How to convert:

You can repack .tar.xz files to other compressed files, such as RAR or ZIP.

Find conversions from tar.xz file:

tar.xz to deb

List of software applications associated to the .tar.xz 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.xz file, edit tar.xz file, convert tar.xz file, view tar.xz file, play tar.xz 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 tar.xz files.

Software that open tar.xz file - XZ compressed TAR archive

Programs supporting the exension tar.xz on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about 7-zip for open tar.xz file action.

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