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.XZ File Extension

File TypeXZ Compressed Archive

DeveloperTukaani
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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 an XZ file?

An XZ file is an archive compressed using XZ compression, a high ratio compression algorithm. It contains one or more compressed files and is commonly used to distribute Slackware Linux package distributions.

More Information

XZ files may also contain a .TAR file and have the .TXZ file type.

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Programs that open XZ files
Updated 7/2/2018

About XZ Files

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