Tar.GZ format file is a collection of multiple files in a single file. It is a highly compressed format file mostly used in Linux and Unix systems, to upload data and backup. Also, it’s a prevalent method to send multiple files or software over the internet. For example, a Tar.gz format file compresses a 2GB file in 1GB after creating an archive.
In the Windows operating system, there is no such type of option to directly create a tar.zip and .rar file. But Linux and Mac OS provide such type of option to compress in tar.gz format. Let’s know step by step how to create a tar.gz format file in Windows.
Step-1. Download the 7-Zip software from the official website that your system is running on 32-bit, or 64-bit.
Step-2. Now select the folder to create a zip file and click right then select 7-Zip and Add to archive.
Step-3. Select Archive format as tar extension and leave the rest of settings default and process the action by clicking on OK.
Step-4. Before creating a tar.gz file you need to create a tar file first, then after you can create tar.gz file.
Step-5. After successfully creating the tar file. Select the created tar file and click right-click right then select 7-Zip and Add to archive.
Step-6. Select Archive format as gzip and leave the rest of the setting default and process the action by clicking on OK.
Step-7. This file will be created in tar.gz format that you can use to share online or upload a backup in the Linux system.