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File TypeGnu Zipped File

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CategoryCompressed Files

What is a GZIP file?

Compressed archive created using the Gnu gzip compression algorithm; gzip (GNU Zip) is an open source compressor included with many Unix systems.

More Information

More information is available at the gzip home page.

Gnu zipped files more often use the .GZ extension.

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Programs that open GZIP files

Updated 12/31/2019

About GZIP Files

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