Compressed Files

Compressed files involve compression, which helps saving disk space. Compressed archive formats allow comprising an archive out of multiple compressed files.

There are numerous compressed file types due to a variety of proprietary and open compression algorithms that are used in file compression.

Compressed file extensions include but not limited to .RAR, .ZIP, .7Z, .GZ, etc.

File Extension File Type Popularity
.DAR DAR Disk Archive 4.5
.JIC Java Icon File 4
.ISX SimulationX Project 4
.ITA IconTweaker Theme Archive 4.6
.HPK HPack Compressed Archive 4.3
.JAR.PACK Pack200 Packed Jar File 3.8
.J JAR Archive 3.8
.NZ NanoZip Compressed File 3.5
.EFW Renamed Zip or Executable File 4
.ECS Sony Ericsson Phone Backup File 4
.EGG ALZip Archive 3.5
.CPGZ Compressed CPIO Archive 4.2
.C00 WinAce Split Archive File 4.4
.C01 WinAce Split Archive Part 1 File 4
.CP9 ChoicePoint Encrypted File 4
.CBT Comic Book TAR File 4.5
.COMPPKG.HAUPTWERK.RAR Hauptwerk Component Package 4
.CAR CAR Archive 3.6
.ZAP FileWrangler Archive 4
.CPT Compact Pro Archive 4
.BZA IZArc BGA Archive 3
.BZIP2 Bzip2 Compressed Archive 3
.PF Private File 4.6
.SIT StuffIt Archive 4.5
.BOO Booasm Compressed Archive 3.5
.BH BlakHole Archive 4.5
.BA Scifer External Header Archive 4.5
.B64 Base64 MIME-Encoded File 4
.BZIP Bzip Compressed Archive 3.8
.PAR Parchive Index File 4.5
.B1 B1 Compressed Archive 4.5
.BNDL Game Data Bundle File 4.5
.XEF WinAce Encrypted File 4
.CBA Comic Book ACE Archive 3.5
.CB7 Comic Book 7-Zip Archive 4.2
.BZ2 Bzip2 Compressed File 4.3
.BZ Bzip Compressed File 4.4
.CBZ Comic Book Zip Archive 4.7
.CBR Comic Book RAR Archive 4.5
.AGG Bulk Data File 4.2
.000 DoubleSpace Compressed File 4.3
.0 Hacha Split Archive File 4.5
.MD MDCD Compressed Archive 4
.TAR.GZ Compressed Tarball File 3.9
.BUNDLE Game Data Bundle File 4
.ASR Audio Streaming Resource Archive 4
.ARI ARI Compressed File Archive 4
.ARCHIVER Archiver Compressed File Archive 4
.APZ Autoplay Media Studio Exported Project 4
.AR Unix Static Library 4.6
.ALZ ALZip Archive 3.9
.AIN AIN Compressed File Archive 4
.TGZ Gzipped Tar File 4.1
.GZIP Gnu Zipped File 4.2
.ARC Compressed File Archive 4.5
.ARJ ARJ Compressed File Archive 4.2
.ACE WinAce Compressed File 4.3
.7Z.002 7-Zip Split Archive Part 2 File 4.4
.7Z.001 7-Zip Split Archive Part 1 File 4.4
.YZ1 Yamazaki ZIPPER File 3.2
.YZ YAC Compressed File 3.8
.KZ KuaiZip Compressed File 3.2
.ZIP Zipped File 4.5
.RAR WinRAR Compressed Archive 4.5
.GZ Gnu Zipped Archive 4.4
.7Z 7-Zip Compressed File 4.6
.Z01 WinZip First Split Zip File 4.2
.ZZ Zzip Compressed Archive 4.2
.Z Unix Compressed File 4.2
.ZFSENDTOTARGET Compressed Folder 4.5
.ZW Zooper Widget Template 3.8
.ZSPLIT Archiver Compressed Split File 3.5
.ZIX WinZix Compressed File 4.5
.Z02 WinZip Second Split Zip File 4
.Z03 WinZip Third Split Zip File 4.2
.Z04 WinZip Fourth Split Zip File 4.1
.ZOO Zoo Compressed File 3.9
.ZPI Zipped File 4.5
.ZI Renamed Zip File 3.3
.ZL Zlib Compressed File 3
.XZM Porteus Module 3.5
.XZ XZ Compressed Archive 4.1
.XX XXEncoded File 4.2
.XEZ eManager Template Package 4.3
.Y Amiga Yabba Compressed File 3.2
.XMCDZ Mathcad Compressed Worksheet File 4
.ZIPX Extended Zip File 4
.WAFF Internet Explorer for Mac Web Archive 3.5
.WA Windows Addon Archive 4.2
.WLB WinList Protocol Bundle 3.5
.WAR Java Web Archive 4.4
.WOT Web Of Trust File 3
.VEM Virtual Expander Compressed File 3.5
.VSI Visual Studio Content Installer File 4
.XAR Extensible Archive Format File 3.5
.UC2 UltraCompressor 2 Archive 4
.TG Gzip Compressed Tar Archive 3
.TXZ XZ Compressed Tar Archive 4.2
.TLZMA LZMA Compressed Tar Archive 3.5
.TAR.XZ XZ Compressed Tar Archive 4.4
.TAR.GZ2 Misnamed BZ2 Tarball 3.2
.TAR.BZ2 Compressed Tarball File 4
.TAR.LZMA LZMA Compressed Tarball 4.5
.UHA UHarc Compressed Archive 4.5
.TBZ Bzip Compressed Tar Archive 4.5
.TAZ Tar Zipped File 4.5
.TZ Zipped Tar Archive 3.8
.UZIP FreeBSD Compressed Disk Image 3.5
.UFS.UZIP Compressed Unix File System File 3.5
.TLZ Tar LZMA Compressed File 3.5
.TX_ Compressed Text File 4
.TBZ2 Tar BZip 2 Compressed File 3.5
.TAR.Z Zipped Tarball File 3.5
.TAR.LZ Lzip Compressed Tarball 3.5
.SFS Squashfs File Archive 4
.S02 ZipSplitter Part 3 Archive 4
.S00 ZipSplitter Part 1 Archive 4.3
.S01 ZipSplitter Part 2 Archive 4.3
.SBX GLBasic Shoebox File 4.5
.SEN Scifer Internal Header Archive 3.5
.SAR Service Archive File 4
.SHR Unix Shell Archive File 4.2
.SMPF Sprite Monkey Project 4
.SIFZ Synfig Studio Compressed Project 4.2
.SEA Self-Extracting Archive 4.3
.SQX SQX Archive 4
.S7Z Mac OS X 7-Zip File 4
.SPT TM File Packer Compressed Archive 3
.STPROJ iAd Producer Project 3.5
.TRS Linear Saw Component Information Archive 4
.SDC Secure Download Cabinet 4.2
.SITX StuffIt X Archive 4.3
.SH Unix Shell Archive 4.2
.R01 WinRAR Split Archive Part 1 4.5
.R00 WinRAR Compressed Archive 4.5
.RNC RNC ProPack Archive 4.2
.RZ Rzip Compressed File 3.5
.SFX Windows Self-Extracting Archive 4.3
.RPM Red Hat Package Manager File 4.3
.R02 WinRAR Split Archive Part 2 3.8
.R03 WinRAR Split Archive Part 3 4.2
.RP9 RetroPlatform Disk Image Archive 4
.RTE RTE Encoded File 4.5
.R2 WinRAR Multi-Volume Archive Part 2 4.5
.R21 WinRAR Split Archive Part 21 3.5
.R0 WinRAR Compressed Archive 3.6
.R1 WinRAR Multi-Volume Archive Part 1 3.5
.R30 WinRAR Split Archive Part 30 4.5
.REV RAR Recovery Volume Set 4.5
.RK WinRK File Archive 4.2
.QDA Quadruple D Archive 4
.PAE PowerArchiver Encrypted Archive 3.8
.PAQ6 PAQ6 Data Archive 3.3
.P01 Parchive Recovery Volume 3.5
.PIM PIM Archive 3
.PWA Password Agent File 4.2
.PAQ7 PAQ7 Data Archive 3.5
.PIZ Zipped File 4.2
.PUP PlayStation 3 Update File 4.6
.PUP Puppy Linux DotPup Installer Package 4.2
.PUZ Packed Publisher File 3.8
.PEA PEA File Archive 4.4
.PAR2 Parchive 2 Index File 4.5
.PBI PC BSD Installer Package 4
.PAK PAK (Packed) File 4.5
.PSZ Compressed PostScript File 4
.OZ Opera Job Management Compressed File 3.5
.OAR OpenSimulator Archive 3.5
.PKG Mac OS X Installer Package 4.5
.NEX Navigator Extension 4.7
.PET Puppy Linux Install Package 4.4
.PACKAGE Linux Autopackage File 4.2
.MPKG Meta Package File 4.5
.MZP MAXScript Zip Package 4.3
.MZP WinArchiver Mountable Archive 4
.MINT Linux Mint Installer File 4.5
.JGZ Gzipped Javascript File 3.8
.LZ Lzip Compressed File 4.2
.JSONLZ4 Compressed Firefox Bookmarks Backup File 4.5
.LNX Commodore 64 Lynx Archive 4
.LZMA LZMA Compressed File 4.3
.LBR LU Library Archive 3.8
.LQR SQ Compressed LBR Archive 4.5
.LZO LZO Compressed File 4.5
.LAYOUT LayOut Document 3.6
.LIBZIP Camtasia Studio Zipped Library File 4
.LHA LHARC Compressed Archive 3.5
.LZM Slax Module 4.5
.KGB KGB Archive File 4
.LEMON Download 4.5
.LZX Amiga LZX Compressed File 3.5
.LZH LZH Compressed File 3.8
.IPG iPod Game File 4
.HYP HYPER Compressed Archive 4.3
.HBC2 HyperBac Compressed File Archive 3.5
.IPK Itsy Package 4.2
.HA HA Compressed Archive 3.4
.ICE ICE File Archive 4
.GZA IZArc BGA Archive File 3
.IZE IZArc Archive 3.3
.IADPROJ iAd Producer Project 3.6
.HBE HyperBac Compressed and Encrypted Archive 3.5
.ISH ISH Compressed Archive 3
.HKI WinHKI Archive 4
.HKI1 WinHKI HKI1 Archive 4
.HKI2 WinHKI HKI2 Archive 4
.HKI3 WinHKI HKI3 Archive 4
.HBC HyperBac Compressed Archive 4
.F Freeze Compressed File 4.3
.GZI Unix Gzip File 3.5
.GZ2 Misnamed BZ2 File 3.5
.GMZ Compressed GameMaker File 4.2
.FP8 FP8 (= Fast PAQ8) Compressed File 3.8
.FZBZ Fritzing Bundled Bin File 3.5
.FZPZ Fritzing Bundled Part File 3.5
.GCA GCA File Archive 4
.FDP MySafe Encrypted Data 4.2
.DD DiskDoubler Archive 3.9
.EPI EclipsePackager2000 Compressed File 3.5
.DGC DGCA File Archive 4
.DIST Mac OS X Distribution Script 3.5
.CDZ Compressed CD Image File 4.2
.COMPPKG_HAUPTWERK_RAR Hauptwerk Component Package 3.5
.DEB Debian Software Package 4.6
.DL_ Compressed DLL File 4.7
.CXARCHIVE CrossOver Bottle Archive 4.5
.CZIP ZipGenius CryptoZip File 4.2