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Open GZ file extension

File Type: (Compressed file)

Compatible with (WinXP, Vista and Win7)

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File extension errors generally occur when the appropriate program is not installed in your system or your registry may be corrupt. You can either

Notes about the .GZ file extension:

.GZGZ stands for GNU Zip. GZ is an archive file format developed by Jean-Loup Gailly and Mark Adler. GZ files mostly used for UNIX based environments though also can use on other platforms. GZ files can be opened with archiving programs such as WinZip, WinRAR or 7-Zip on windows operating system. File extension errors generally occur when the appropriate program is not installed in your system. Scan your system to identify and fix GZ file extension errors.

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Detailed information for file extension GZ :

Primary association: Gzip

File classification: Archive

Mime type: application/gzip, application/x-gzip, application/x-gunzip, application/gzipped, application/gzip-compressed, application/x-compressed, application/x-compress, gzip/document, application/octet-stream

Identifying characters Hex: 1F 8B 08 , ASCII:

Reference: GZ on Wikipedia , view more extensions

Related links: 7-Zip

File type GZ's association with other applications are:

  • GIMP (Image File) by The GIMP Team

    The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages. The Mime types used with this association are: image/xcf. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 67 69 6D 70 20 78 63 66 20 , ASCII: gimp xcf Related links: CKNOW GIMP Info

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