Additional information about GZ file format

File extension .GZ
File category ARCHIVE
Additional information about A compression format used by the GNU Zip extension file most versions of Unix and Linux
Additional information http://www.gzip.org/
Useful links http://www.winzip.com/gz-file.htm
File conversion Convert a file to GZ
Developer The GNU Project
Associated programs WinRAR 5 (Windows), 7-Zip (Windows), Zipeg (Windows, Mac)

 

Additional information about TAR file format

File extension .TAR
File category ARCHIVE
Additional information about TAR (Tape ARchive) file is a standard format associated with Unix or Linux for assembling many files into one archive file
Additional information http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fileextensions/f/tar-file.htm
Useful links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_(computing)
File conversion Convert a file to TAR
Developer The GNU Project
Associated programs GNU Tar, 7-Zip, Apple Archive Utility, Corel WinZip 18.5