TAR to XZ Converter

Batch convert tar files to xz online. Change tar to xz on Windows, Mac, iPhone and Android in 2 clicks.

Select files for conversion or drag and drop them to the upload area.
Your files are securely protected and available only to you.
All files are automatically deleted from our servers after 1 hour.

How to convert TAR files to XZ online?

Step-by-step instructions for converting tar files to xz

Upload TAR-file

Click "Choose File" button to select a tar file on your computer. TAR file size can be up to 100 Mb.

Convert TAR to XZ

Click "Convert" button to start conversion.

Download your XZ

When the conversion process is complete, you can download the XZ file.


  • ❓ How can I convert TAR to XZ?
    First you need to add file for conversion: drag and drop your TAR file or click the "Choose File" button. Then click the "Convert" button. When TAR to XZ conversion is completed, you can download your XZ file.
  • ⏱️ How long does it take to convert TAR to XZ?
    Archive conversion is pretty fast. You can change TAR to XZ in a few seconds.
  • 🛡️ Is it safe to convert TAR to XZ on AnyConv?
    Of course! We delete uploaded files immediately, and converted ones after 1 hour. No one has access to your files. File conversion (including TAR to XZ) is absolutely safe.
  • 💻 Can I convert TAR to XZ on Mac OS or Linux?
    Yes, you can use AnyConv on any operating system that has a web browser. Our TAR to XZ converter works online and does not require software installation.

Information about TAR and XZ file formats

Full name TAR - Tape Archive XZ Utils compressed archive
File extension .tar .xz
MIME type application/x-tar application/x-xz
Developed by Jean-loup Gailly The Tukaani Project
Type of format File archiver
Description In computing, tar is a computer software utility for collecting many files into one archive file, often referred to as a tarball, for distribution or backup purposes. The data sets created by tar contain various file system parameters, such as timestamps, ownership, file access permissions, and directory organization. XZ file extension is associated with XZ Utils, a free general-purpose data compression software with a high compression ratio developed by Tukaani. The XZ file is a compressed archive created with XZ Utils.
Technical details A tar archive file contains uncompressed byte streams of the files which it contains. Various compression programs are available to archive compression, such as gzip, bzip2, xz, lzip, lzma, or compress, which compress the entire tar archive.
File conversion TAR conversion XZ conversion
Associated programs TAR XZ Utils
Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_(computing) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XZ_Utils