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How to open .XZ file extension?

File Type : XZ Utils Compressed Archive
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .XZ file extension?

.XZ file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Archive compressed using XZ compression, a high ratio compression algorithm; contains one or more compressed files; commonly used to distribute Slackware Linux package distributions. XZ files may also contain a .TAR file and have the .TXZ file type.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .XZ files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • 7-Zip
  • ExtractNow
  • Tukaani XZ Utils
  • Tukaani XZ Embedded
Apple Mac OS X:
  • The Unarchiver