Unix Standard Archive Format, Tape Archive Fi .tar File Extension

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What are tar files & how to open them - Unix Standard Archive Format, Tape Archive Fi

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A TAR file is an archive file that has been created using the archiver Tar.
Tar is a Unix based program that is used to bundle a number of files together before they are passed onto a program such as GNU Zip to be compressed, lowering their overall file size and converting the file to a GZ file.

tar file - Software that can open tar files

Select a software from the list below if you want to open, edit, create, convert, play, use or view tar file. The software are listed by popularity and relevance to tar file type
WinZip 26.0 15033
File compression software used for zipping and unzipping packets of data.
Last updated 2022-03-22
PeaZip 7.6.0
Manages files using compression and decompression options in Zip format
Last updated 2020-12-15
ALZip 7.52
The power to compress or extract any file from 40 different zip file archives
Last updated 2009-12-22