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TGZ File Extension

TGZ file extension is created by Developer, also known as Gzipped Tar File. TGZ has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of this file type has not been determined yet. You can open TGZ files in Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe program.

Gzipped Tar File Type

Gzipped Tar File Type
Extension .tgz
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (266 Votes)
Mime Type application/gnutar
Default Program Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe
Category Compressed Files
Format Not Available
Updated 4/1/2024

What is a TGZ File Type?

To decompress a TGZ file and extract the archived files in one step at the command line Unix type this command.

Name tar -xzvf file name.tgz.

This decompresses the Gzip file and extracts the files from the TAR archive.

The TGZ files are used as d'packages; installation for some Linux distributions. As a result, it is sometimes used for the archives, while the extension is used for the installers.


Free online TGZ Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .TGZ (Gzipped Tar File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to TGZ, merge, split and compare the TGZ files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.


TGZ Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Gzipped Tar File .TGZ File Extensions while opening the .TGZ files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open TGZ Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Gzipped Tar File on your system such as Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe.
  2. Associate default Smith Micro Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe program for *.tgz (Gzipped Tar File) files.

    Associate TGZ Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.TGZ (e.g example.tgz) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Smith Micro Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .tgz files.

    Associate TGZ Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.TGZ (e.g example.tgz) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Smith Micro Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for TGZ File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the TGZ files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open TGZ File on Windows

Software License Developer
ACD Systems ACDSee image. ACD Systems ACDSee 2019 for Windows Commercial ACD Systems
ESTsoft ALZip image. ESTsoft ALZip 8 for Windows Freeware ESTsoft
Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper image. Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper 16 for Windows Commercial Blue Marble Geographics
Igor Pavlov 7-Zip image. Igor Pavlov 7-Zip 16 for Windows Open Source 7-Zip
PeaZip image. PeaZip 5 for Windows Open Source PeaZip
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe image. Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010 for Windows Commercial Smith Micro
Therion image. Therion 000 for Windows Free Therion
RARLAB WinRAR image. RARLAB WinRAR 5 for Windows Shareware RARLAB
Corel WinZip image. Corel WinZip 25 STANDARD for Windows Commercial Corel
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for Windows Open Source Zipeg

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TGZ File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Apple Archive Utility image. Apple Archive Utility 10 for MacOs Bundled Apple
Incredible Bee Archiver image. Incredible Bee Archiver 2 for MacOs Commercial Incredible Bee
Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac image. Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac 16 for MacOs Commercial Smith Micro
Corel WinZip Mac image. Corel WinZip Mac 8 for MacOs Commercial Corel
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for MacOs Open Source Zipeg

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TGZ file on Linux

Software License Developer
PeaZip image. PeaZip 5 for Linux Open Source PeaZip

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TGZ file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TGZ file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TGZ file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

TGZ file extension icon image.About TGZ - Gzipped Tar File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Gzipped Tar File with *.TGZ suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

Our professional team members at FileProInfo have been individually researched and verified the details for TGZ. We want to be 100% accurate and publish the information about file formats, tools, apps and software programs that we have tested and validated.

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Updated 4/1/2024

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