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.GZIP File Extension

File TypeGnu Zipped File

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Popularity
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CategoryCompressed Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

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
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Corel WinZip 21
7-Zip
Mac
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Apple Archive Utility
Linux
gzip
Xarchive
Android
File Viewer for Android
Updated 4/4/2009

About the file extension gzip

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