Written By Shreyansh Gautam
Updated on February 15th, 2022
TAR stands for tarball that includes multiple files stored in a single file. It will also help to keep track of all the files, as it includes everything in one. The named files are extensions of tar.gz. TAR files are commonly used in Operating Systems for Linux and Unix. They are still found in Windows today. Here, we are sharing some methods to open Tar.gz file in Windows 10. If you also want the solution for this then read this guide thoroughly till the end.
Sometimes named tar file is tarball which is a group of files where many files are enclosed in a single package. But instead of keeping a record of all the documents individually, you need to keep a record of only one file after you build TAR files. When the TAR files are generated the next logical step is the automatic compression. So not only can you save the hassle of handling all the files but also the bandwidth because it will take less time to send smaller files and will also occupy less disk space.
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So, now start the manual methods to open the tar files in Windows as follows.
Use Windows 10 command prompt to open tar.gz file. To do so follow the give steps:
From this method, only a healthy tar file can be extracted. In any case, if a file has some damage then it cannot be extracted using this method. So, for this you can take help from another given method as follows:
This is a qualified third party recovery tool named SysInfo Archive file Recovery tool and provides the most efficient way to restore archive files like tar, zip, rar, 7zip, etc. Due to inadequate compression or unfinished downloading, the files are completely destroyed. It is the safest way to restore and retrieve the damaged archive files.
This will finally open the tar file in your Windows 10 system without causing any data modification.
Through this helpful guide, you get to know the two methods to open tar type files in Windows 10 systems. Complete solutions are given here. Surely, you find this post beneficial.
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