What is TGZ File Extension?

Overview

TGZ is a compressed archive file format. TGZ file contains multiple files that can be opened after extracting the archive. It is commonly used by UNIX and LINUX systems. TGZ file is primarily associated with TAR File Gzipped, .tar.gz.  TAR archive is used to bundle the files whereas a Gzip is used to reduce the file size.

Category

Compressed Files

File classification

Archive

Mimi Type

application/x-compressed, application/x-tar

File Type

UNIX Tar File Gzipped

Registry Keys related to the extension

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.tgz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\7-Zip.tgz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ACDSee.tgz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ALZip.tgz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ExtractNow
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\File.Tgz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Filzip
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IZArcTGZ
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PAGZIP
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt.Tar.Archive.View
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt11.Archive.Open.Tar
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TGZ
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\tgz_auto_file
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TurboZIP
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TzTAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UniExtract
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinArchiver.TGZ
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinRAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinZip
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinZipper.tgz

How to open or view TGZ File Extension

You need a suitable application to open .tgz file like UNIX Tar File Gzipped. Without proper software, you won’t be able to open .tgz file. You need to download the correct application to open the file.

file that opens .tgz file-
Corel WinZip 16 Pro
WinRAR
Zipeg
7-Zip
TAR

Favored conversion from TGZ