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Information about TGZ file format

Name TGZ
Full name TGZ, Gzipped Tar File
File extension .tgz
MIME type application/gnutar, application/x-compressed
Developed by Unknown
Type of format Archive
Description The Gzipped Tar File (TGZ) file extension can best be explained by calling it a traditional zip file. However, this type of file extension can handle much larger files than standard zip functionality will allow. These are also sometimes known as gzip files. Because of their origination, TGZ files can easily be handled and extracted when using a Mac or Linux operating system. However, Windows cannot handle TGZ files without some help. You will either have to convert the TGZ file or install an app on your PC on a Windows computer.
Technical details The TGZ file format was created by both Mark Adler and Jean-Loup Gailly in the early 1990s. It was created explicitly for use on the GNU project. The most recent update took place in June of 2013. The file format and associated software application were developed to compress very large files and decompression. While similar to commonly used zipped files, a TGZ extension can handle much larger files. Another difference is that zipped files can include multiple files in their compression, while a TGZ is just the compression of a single file that is very large.
Associated programs Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe 2010 (Windows, Mac), WinRAR 5 (Windows), Corel WinZip 18.5 (Windows), 7-Zip (Windows), Zipeg (Windows, Mac), Incredible Bee Archiver (Mac), Tar (Linux), Gunzip (Linux), Pkgtool (Linux)
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    🔺 How to convert Archive files to TGZ?
    Choose files and upload them on the page. Select "to TGZ" and click "Convert". After a few seconds, you can download TGZ files.
    🔻 How do i change TGZ to another format?
    Upload your TGZ-file on the page. Select target format and click "Convert". TGZ conversion takes a few seconds.
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