.GZ File Overview

File Extension: GZ
File Type Description: Gnu Zipped Archive
File Type Developer: GNU Project
Primary Associated Software: 7-Zip
Primary Software Developer: Igor Pavlov

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What is File Extension GZ?

Open Source developed the GZ file extension, also know as a Gnu Zipped Archive file, for the PeaZip software package. Internal website statistics show that GZ files are most popular with users in United States and those running the Windows 10 operating system. A majority of people seeking info on GZ files are using the Google Chrome browser.

Associated Developers and Software

Acubix PicoZip by Acubix
PeaZip by Open Source
WinAce by e-merge GmbH
Xarchiver by SourceForge
Corel WinZip 21 by Corel
Incredible Bee Archiver by Incredible Bee Ltd
Apple Archive Utility by Apple
WinRAR by Eugene Roshal
7-Zip by Igor Pavlov
Ark by Interscape
Gzip by GNU Project
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe by Smith Micro Software

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Top User Operating Systems

Windows 10 Windows 11 Windows 6 Windows 8.1

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Other File Types Related to GZ Files

Extension File Type Developer File Category File Type Description
.SDT Intuit, Inc. Data Files QuickBooks Data File
.ZAD Predrag Brodanac Text Files ZadGen Document File
.MCT Microsoft Corporation Data Files Windows Live Messenger Data File
.ARJ Robert K. Jung Compressed Files ARJ Compressed File Archive
.S7Z Igor Pavlov Compressed Files 7-Zip Compressed File
.R83 Eugene Roshal Compressed Files RAR Compressed Files From A Multi-Volume Archive
.XAR Magix Software GmbH Vector Image Files Xara Xtreme Drawing
.R50 Eugene Roshal Compressed Files Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed File
.A10 Robert K. Jung Compressed Files Split Multi-volume ARJ Compressed File Archive
.003 Welltek Software Backup Files Split Archive Part 3 File

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