TAR to XZ Converter

Select files for conversion or just drag and drop them to the upload area

How to convert TAR files to XZ online?

Step 1.

Upload TAR-file

Click "Choose File" button to select a tar file on your computer. TAR file size can be up to 50 Mb.
Step 2.

Convert TAR to XZ

Click "Convert" button to start conversion.
Step 3.

Download your XZ

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

Information about TAR and XZ file formats

Name TAR XZ
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 archive data sets created by tar contain various file system parameters, such as time stamps, ownership, file access permissions, and directory organization. XZ file extension is associated with XZ Utils, a free general-purpose data compression software with 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. To achieve archive compression, a variety of compression programs are available, 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