What is TAR file?
Tar is a file compression program, typically used for backup and archiving purposes. It is the default format for GNU tar and derivatives such as pax, which means that you can combine multiple files into a single file using the command: tar cvfz archive.tar . The TAR file extension stands for "TAR Files." TAR files are used to compress collections of files into a single zip-like archive.
TAR Format details
|Full Name||Consolidated Unix Format Archive|
Software, that convert TAR files
The easiest way to convert a TAR file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle TAR files. Open your TAR file with one of them and save in another file format.
- StuffIt Expander
- Advanced Archive Repair
- Advanced TAR Repair