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.TARDIST File Extension

File TypeTAR Distribution Archive

DeveloperSGI
Popularity
3.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a TARDIST file?

Archive created for distributing and installing software on Unix-based IRIX systems sold by SGI; often referenced on a webpage and used for installing the software when the link to the file is clicked; similar to the .TAR format and can be opened by some TAR utilities.

More Information

TARDIST files are installed by inst, a utility included with IRIX systems. TARDIST files contain scripts that are used by inst for making the software installation. Installed software can be managed using SGI's Software Manager program.

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Programs that open TARDIST files
Linux
SGI Software Manager
GNU Tar
Updated 7/1/2014

About TARDIST Files

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