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Decompress large files with XZ compression.

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What is XZ?

Extension xz
Category Archive/Compression file formats
Developed by Tukaani
Mime type application/x-xz


XZ is a file which has been compressed with the LZMA2 compression algorithm. This format was created as a replacement for the popular in the Linux world Gzip and Bzip2 compressions. It offers numerous advantages in terms of speed and compression efficiency.

Common questions about XZ conversions

How to open an XZ file?

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

Can I convert XZ files in bulk?

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

Can I convert an XZ file, if its size is 1 GB?

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

Is converting XZ's safe with MConverter?

Yes, we encrypt your connection using industry standards. Plus, your XZ 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 XZ's and other converted files immediately after finishing the conversion by clicking the bin icon.
Join others who have trusted us to convert over 3,048,031 files so far.

How long does it take to convert XZ?

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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