What is a .TXZ File And How To Open It – Tukaani

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .txz extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .txz file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .TXZ file?

The .TXZ file extension comes from XZ Compressed Tar Archive. It was developed by Tukaani. The file has the binary format, and it is a compressed file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .txz file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .TXZ file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .TXZ file on various operating systems.

How to open a .TXZ file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .txz file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the 7-Zip software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is 7-Zip.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TXZ file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the 7-Zip software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .TXZ file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .txz file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the The Unarchiver software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Corel WinZip Mac and The Unarchiver.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TXZ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the The Unarchiver software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .TXZ file?

If you cannot open the .TXZ file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .TXZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ty – TiVo, .ty+ – TiVo, .tyimport – Ergonis Software, .typeit4me – Ettore Software, .tyset – Ergonis Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .TXZ file with the 7-Zip program on Windows and The Unarchiver, Corel WinZip Mac programs on Mac.