.TAR.Z File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .TAR.Z extension:

Zipped Tarball File

Zipped Tarball File

A TAR.Z file is a Unix TAR archive compressed with a standard Unix compression algorithm to save disk space. It contains one or more compressed files. The file is commonly used on Unix operating systems to archive groups of files.

Tar zipped files more commonly use the .TAZ and .TZ file extensions.

Software's name License Platforms
Corel WinZip Corel WinZip Commercial MacWindows
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
gunzip gunzip Linux
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Commercial Windows
Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac Commercial Mac
tar tar Linux
The Unarchiver The Unarchiver Freeware Mac

Updated: April 12, 2016

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