Open TAR-GZ file

Gzip compressed TAR archive

How to open tar-gz files?

tar-gz file icon Have you had trouble opening the tar-gz file on your computer? What are tar-gz files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is tar-gz file?

A tar-gz file extension is associated with the Gzip compressed TAR Archive format.

More information about tar-gz files: Gzip compressed TAR archive

The tar-gz file extension is related to the Gzip compressed TAR Archive format.

For other information about TAR Archive Format see TAR, TAZ, GZ file extensions.

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What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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