How to create gzip (.gz) file and Tar File in windows 7

Create gzip (.gz) file:

gz or gzip is a compressed file type that is similar to ZIP or RAR file and it is used with linuk unix very often. If you want to create a gzip (.gz) file in windows operating system (up to windows 7), it is not possible without help of special kind compression software which is call 7-zip. You can download it via this link

1) First install the software and run it.

2) if you already have software just run it,

3) Select the file that you need to compress

4) Then select the Archive format as gzip

5) Select the compression level

6) Then click on OK

That is all gzip file is created in the location that you have select the file

Create Tar File

tar is kind of file similar to ZIP or RAR file. TAR format was created in the early days of UNIX.

However if you want to create a tar file in windows operating system (up to windows 7), it is not possible without help of special kind compression software that is call 7-zip.

You can download it through this link

Follow the following steps with images, then it will be more easy

1) First install the software and run it.

If you have already installed 7-zip, run the program

2) Select the file that you need to compress

 

3) Then select the Archive format as tar

 

4) Then click on OK
That’s all, gzip file is created in the location that you have select the file

 

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