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.tgz

File Type Gzipped Tar File IconGzipped Tar File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

A TGZ file is a compressed archive format, commonly found on Unix-based systems. It is archived in the .TAR format and compressed as a .GZIP file. Therefore, the ".tgz" extension is short for ".tar.gz."

Software installers for Slackware Linux are often saved as TGZ files. These packages can be installed using the pkgtool included with the Slackware operating system.

Open With
Windows

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe

IconRARLAB WinRAR

IconCorel WinZip

macOS

IconApple Archive Utility

IconCorel WinZip Mac

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

Unix

Icontar

Icongunzip

Iconpkgtool

Updated September 17, 2009
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference
https://pc.net/extensions/file/tgz
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