TZ File Type

- The quick facts

What are TZ files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a TZ file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a TZ file?

TZ files have multiple uses, and Compressed TAR is one of them.

Compressed TAR file

Files with the .tz file extension are often Unix TAR archive files that have been compressed with the Unix "compress" command to reduce the size. More often users name the files .tar.z instead of .tz.

How to open TZ files

We have identified 2 TZ openers that are compatible with this specific type of TZ file.

Programs that open Compressed TAR files


Last updated: March 17, 2022

More file formats using the TZ extension

Through our research of TZ files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • TimeZone Data

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