File Extension Library


.TXZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Tukaani
  • Category: Compressed Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .TXZ files and how to open them?

Can't open .TXZ file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .TXZ file.

What is a .TXZ file extension?

.TXZ file extension is created by Tukaani. .TXZ has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of .TXZ file is Binary.

.TXZ is XZ Compressed Tar Archive

Archive created with Tar and XZ utilities; contains one or more files first archived using Tar and then compressed using XZ compression; compressed using a high compression ratio.

Beginning with Slackware 13, TXZ files are used to distribute Slackware Linux packages. They can be opened using various Slackware package management tools, including pkgtool and installpkg.

Due to the high compression ratio, TXZ files are typically smaller in size than .TGZ files.

List of all softwares that can open the XZ Compressed Tar Archive
File Viewer Plus
The Unarchiver
Tukaani XZ Utils

How to fix problems with .TXZ files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .TXZ files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .TXZ file format
  2. You need to check the .TXZ file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)