Home : File Types : TAR.XZ File

.TAR.XZ File Extension

File TypeXZ Compressed Tar Archive

3.8 (4 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryCompressed Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a TAR.XZ file?

File created using Tar archive and XZ compression tools; contains a .TAR archive that has been compressed using .XZ compression, which compresses at a high ratio.

More Information

TAR.XZ files are more commonly seen as .TXZ files.

Open and view .TAR.XZ files with File Viewer Plus.
Programs that open TAR.XZ files
File Viewer Plus
Tukaani XZ Utils
ZDevs ZArchiver
Updated 8/25/2016

.TAR.XZ Extension Information

This page contains information about the file extension TAR.XZ and its known file associations. Our goal is to help you understand what a *.tar.xz file is and how to open it.

The XZ Compressed Tar Archive file type, file format description, and programs listed on this page have been individually researched and verified by the FileInfo team. We strive for 100% accuracy and do not publish any information we have not verified.

If you would like to suggest any additions or updates to this page, please let us know.