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What are TAZ files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a TAZ file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your TAZ files.

What is a TAZ file?

A .TAZ file is a Compressed TAR file.

A .taz file is a TAR archive file that has been compressed with the Unix "compress" command to reduce its size. .TAZ and .TAR.Z is used interchangeably.

TAR is used first to bundle multiple files into one single file that is easy to distribute, and "compress" is used afterward to reduce the size.

How to open TAZ files

We have identified six TAZ openers that are compatible with this specific type of TAZ file.

Programs that open Compressed TAR files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderVerified

Last updated: February 24, 2023

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