Meaning : Compressed file archive
Category : Computers
Sub Category :File type
Type : Initialism
What does TGZ mean or stand for ?
Compressed file archive tar.gz ( Tar and GNUzip) is an alternative to the traditional Winzip that we have been using since time immemorial.Similarly its used to compress a bunch of files and store them in a retrievable archive.TGZ is used more for larger files that run into several hundred megabytes and those files that are downloaded from servers and hosting platforms.