Batch convert from GZ to other formats.
Decompress large files with GZ compression.

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What is GZ?

Extension gz
Category Archive/Compression file formats
Developed by Jean-loup Gailly, Mark Adler
Mime type application/gzip


GZ is a file compressed with the standard gzip (GNU zip) compression algorithm. It is frequently used on UNIX and Linux systems.

Common questions about GZ conversions

How to open a GZ file?

If you don't know how to view a GZ file, you can convert it to another format you already recognize. You can use MConverter for the conversion.

Can I convert GZ files in bulk?

Yes, MConverter supports batch converting of multiple GZ files at once. You can even drag and drop folders containing GZ's.
Pasting GZ files and folders copied in the clipboard also works: use Ctrl+V.

Can I convert a GZ file, if its size is 1 GB?

Yes, with MConverter Premium you can convert big GZ's, up to 1 gigabyte each.
The free version lets you convert files up to 200 MB. If you need to convert GZ files over 200 megabytes, try MConverter Premium.

Is converting GZ's safe with MConverter?

Yes, we encrypt your connection using industry standards. Plus, your GZ files are only accessible by you. 4 hours after the conversion completes, they are automatically deleted from MConverter’s servers. You can also delete your GZ's and other converted files immediately after finishing the conversion by clicking the bin icon.
Join others who have trusted us to convert over 3,047,767 files so far.

How long does it take to convert GZ?

For most archive files, the wait is often less than a minute. However, MConverter also supports converting larger archive files, meaning that it could take a while (up to over an hour, for example).

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