How to open a file with .tgz extension?

File Type : Archive file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .tgz file

Searching for the right program to open .tgz files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .tgz file extension?

.TGZ files are Unix .TAR file archive compressed with Gnu Zip (.GZIP) compression. .TGZ uses a TAR archive to pack files together. It is commonly used on Unix and Linux systems. TGZ files are used as install packages for some Linux distributions. This is why .tar.gz extension is used for archives at times while .tgz is used for installers.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open tgzfiles:

  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • WinRAR 5
  • Corel WinZip 18.5
  • 7-Zip
  • Zipeg
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
  • Incredible Bee Archiver
  • Zipeg
  • tar
  • gunzip
  • pkgtool