Convert TGZ to TAR in bulk.
Large TGZ files are supported.

Max size: 200 MB per file

You can convert TGZ Learn more about TGZ files to

Archive/Compression
Archive/Compression


How to convert TGZ to TAR?

You can convert TGZ to TAR with MConverter in three easy steps:
  1. Choose TGZ files from your device
    At the top of this page, drag and drop your TGZ's.
    You can also click to select TGZ files using your operating system's file picker.
    Another method is to press the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+V (⌘+V on Mac) to paste a TGZ file you have copied to clipboard.
    Converting a folder with TGZ files to TAR is also supported: simply paste or drag and drop it.
  2. Click or tap on TAR from the list of target formats
    Alternatively, you can use the search field to quickly find the format you need, whether it's TAR or something else.
  3. Download your TAR files, after MConverter has finished processing them
    There's an option to automatically download the converted TAR files, so you don't have to press the download icon for each TAR.
    You may see a share icon as well. Use it to directly share the TARs with other apps.

About the formats

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

Description

TGZ or .tar.gz files are Linux/Unix tar archives which have been compressed. TGZ files utilize GNU ZIP compression, so that they take up less space.
Extension tar
Category Archive/Compression file formats
Developed by AT&T Bell Laboratories
Mime type application/x-tar

Description

Originally used by Unix/Linux, TAR files are archives containing multiple files inside. Also known as tarballs, TARs are similar to ZIP, but they do not have any compression applied. This makes them quicker to create and extract.

However, it is possible to compress TAR files using bzip2, gzip, or xz compression. To do this, convert the TAR file to TBZ2, TGZ, or TXZ respectively.

Common questions about converting TGZ to TAR

Can I convert TGZ to TAR in bulk?

Yes, MConverter supports batch converting of multiple TGZ's to TARs simultaneously. You can even drag and drop folders containing TGZ's to convert to TAR.
Pasting TGZ files and folders copied in the clipboard also works: use Ctrl+V.

Can I convert a TGZ file to TAR, if its size is 1 GB?

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

Is converting TGZ's to TAR safe with MConverter?

Yes, we encrypt your connection using industry standards. Plus, your TGZ files are only accessible by you. 24 hours after the conversion completes, they are automatically deleted from MConverter’s servers. You can also delete your TGZ's and other converted files immediately after finishing the conversion by clicking the bin icon.
Join others who have trusted us to convert over 2,648,018 files so far.

How long does it take to convert TGZ to TAR?

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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