File Extension TAR

.TAR File

File extension: TAR


Notes about the TAR file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The TAR file type is primarily associated with 'Tape Archive File'. TAR files are generally not compressed; simply added together into a single file. Most programs that will handle .ZIP or other archive formats will also handle .TAR files.

Detailed information for file extension TAR:


Primary association: Tape Archive File
File classification: Archive
Mime type: application/tar, application/x-tar, applicaton/x-gtar, multipart/x-tar, application/x-compress, application/x-compressed
Identifying characters Hex (position 257): 75 73 74 61 72 , ASCII: ustar
Related links: Pack/Unpack with 7-Zip

Other applications associated with file type TAR:

  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .TAR

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: File.Tar, FileType: ZipGenius Tar File, AppName: ZipGenius 1.4 Service Release 3

ProgramID: Frigate3.open, FileType: ZipMagic ZOO, AppName: Frigate3

ProgramID: PATAR, FileType: PowerArchiver TAR File, AppName: The most powerful Freeware Archive Utility
EXEFile: POWERARC.EXE

ProgramID: PicoZip, FileType: PicoZip Archive, AppName: PicoZip
EXEFile: PicoZip.exe

ProgramID: PowerDesk Archive, FileType: PowerDesk Archive, AppName: PowerDesk

ProgramID: PowerDesk.Archive, FileType: PowerDesk.Archive, AppName: PowerDesk
EXEFile: PDExplo.exe

ProgramID: PowerDesk.Archive, FileType: PowerDesk.Archive, AppName: PowerDesk Pro

ProgramID: StuffIt.Encoded.File.Expand, FileType: StuffIt Encoded File, AppName: StuffIt for Windows 8.0
EXEFile: stuffit.exe

ProgramID: Tar-Archiv, FileType: Tar archive, AppName: WinAce Archiver v2.5
EXEFile: WinAce.exe

ProgramID: WinRAR, FileType: WinRAR archive, AppName: WinRAR archiver
EXEFile: WinRAR.exe

ProgramID: WinZip, FileType: WinZip File, AppName: WinZip
EXEFile: winzip32.exe

ProgramID: WinZip, FileType: WinZip File, AppName: WinZip Executable
EXEFile: winzip32.exe

ProgramID: ZipMagic TAR

ProgramID: 7-Zip.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\7-Zip\7zFMn.exe %1

ProgramID: BitZipper.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BitZipper\BITZIPPER.EXE %1

ProgramID: File.Tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ZipGenius 5\zipgenius.exe -open %1

ProgramID: JustZIPit_Archive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AvatarSoft\JustZIPit\JustZIPit.exe %1

ProgramID: PATAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: PicoZip.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PicoZip\PicoZip.exe %1

ProgramID: PowerDesk.Archive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ontrack\PowerDesk\PDExplo.exe %1

ProgramID: PowerDesk.Archive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\VCOM\PowerDesk\PDExplo.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffIt.Tar.Archive.View
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt\\stuffit.exe -view %1 -from_shell

ProgramID: Tar-Archiv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinAce\WinAce.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PACKER\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Zippers\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: C:\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: E:\WinRar 3.4\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinZip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SHAREW~1\WINZIP\winzip32.exe %1

ProgramID: WinZip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WINZIP\winzip32.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffItBrowserArchive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt 7.0\StuffIt Browser\STUFFITB.EXE %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinRar 8\WinRar 8 beta\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: File.Tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\!Ute\ZipGenius 5\zipgenius.exe -open %1

ProgramID: pkzipfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PKWARE\PKZIPW\PKZIPW.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffIt.Tar.Archive.View
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Allume Systems\StuffIt\stuffit.exe -view %1 -from_shell

ProgramID: PATAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%r\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: IZArc
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IZARC\IZARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: NetZIPFileType
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Netzip\Netzip.exe %l

ProgramID: ACDSee.TAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffIt.Encoded.File.Expand
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt Standard\stuffit.exe -expand %1 -from_shell

ProgramID: QZ4..tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickZip4\QuickZip.exe %1

ProgramID: Qzip.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickZip\Quickzip.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffIt.Encoded.File.Expand
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt 7.5\stuffit.exe -expand %1 -from_shell

ProgramID: UltimateZip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ULTIMA~1\uzip.exe %1

ProgramID: Filzip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Filzip\Filzip.exe %1

ProgramID: 7-Zip.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\7-Zip\7zFM.exe %1

ProgramID: MimarSinan Codex
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /idlist,%I,%L

ProgramID: JustZIPit_Archive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JustZIPit\JustZIPit.exe

ProgramID: IZArcTAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IZArc\IZArc.exe

ProgramID: ICEOWSDoc
EXEFile: rundll32 %SystemRoot%\system32\ShellExt\IceGUI.dll,RouteTheCall

ProgramID: uz.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ULTIMA~1\uzip.exe

ProgramID: PowerDesk.Archive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerDesk\PDExplo.exe

ProgramID: PATAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Accessories\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE

ProgramID: ALZip.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ESTsoft\ALZip\ALZip.exe

ProgramID: StuffItBrowserArchive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt 7.0.2\StuffIt Browser\STUFFITB.EXE

ProgramID: Tar-Archiv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\WinAce.exe

ProgramID: File.Tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ZipGenius 6\zipgenius.exe -open

ProgramID: JustZIPit_Archive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AvatarSoft\JustZIPit\JustZIPit.exe

ProgramID: UltimateZip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltimateZip 2.7\uzip.exe

ProgramID: StuffIt.Tar.Archive.View
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smith Micro\StuffIt\stuffit.exe -view -from_shell

ProgramID: ACDSee 9.0.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\9.0\ACDSeeQV.exe

ProgramID: pkarchive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PKWARE\PKZIPW4\pkzipw.exe

ProgramID: EasyZip.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles% PER UFFICIO\EASYZIP.EXE

ProgramID: Filzip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Filzip\Filzip.exe

ProgramID: pkzipfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_WWWUT~1\Security\Mail\PKWARE\PKZIPW\PKZIPW.exe

ProgramID: StuffIt11.Archive.Open.Tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smith Micro\StuffIt11\StuffIt11.exe -o

ProgramID: TAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PeaZip\PEAZIP.EXE

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe

ProgramID: IZArcTAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IZArc\IZArc.exe

ProgramID: LhaplusArchive_tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Lhaplus\Lhaplus.exe

ProgramID: mks_vpax
EXEFile: vpax.exe %*

ProgramID: 7-Zip.tar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Utilities\7-Zip\7zFM.exe


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