Files with taz file extension can be found as compressed archives in TAR format.

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TAZ file - TAR compressed archive

What is taz file? How to open taz files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

taz file icon: taz filetype icon

The taz file extension is related to the archive file format format for Unix and Unix-based operating systems called TAR (tape archive). It is also the same named archiving software.

The .taz file stores compressed TAR archive.

MIME types:
application/x-tar

Updated: June 22, 2018

The default software associated to taz file type:

WinArchiver picture or screenshot

WinArchiver  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
WinArchiver Computing, Inc.

WinArchiver is archive utility, which can open, create, and manage archive files.  WinArchiver supports the following file types: .zip (WinZip Files), .rar (WinRAR Files), .7z (7z Files), .mzp (Mountable Archive), .iso (CD/DVD Image File), .xdi(Extended Disc Image File), .001 (7z Sub Volume), .arj, .bz2, .bzip2, .gz, .gzip, .tar, .taz, .tbz, .tbz2, .tgz, .tpz, .cab, .cpio, .deb, .lha, .lzh, .rpm, .split, .swm, .wim (Windows Imaging File), .z, .daa (PowerISO File), .bin, .cue, .mdf, .mds, .ashdisc, .bwi, .b5i, .lcd, .img, .cdi, .cif, .p01, .pdi, .nrg (Nero Disc Image), .ncd, .pxi, .gi, .fcd, .vcd, .c2d, .dmg (Apple Disc Image), .bif, .ima, .flp, .uif (MagicISO File)

Help how to open:

Plethora of file archivers can work and extract *.taz files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .taz 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 taz file, edit taz file, convert taz file, view taz file, play taz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting taz files.

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  • Extract taz file

Software that open taz file - TAR compressed archive

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with taz file by default:
WinArchiver
Other suggested software:
IZArc small icon IZArc
QuickZip small icon QuickZip
PeaZip small icon PeaZip
StuffIt Expander small icon StuffIt Expander

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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