How to open a file with .XZ extension?

File Type : XZ Utils Compressed Archive
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .XZ file

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What is .XZ file extension?

Archive compressed using XZ compression, a high ratio compression algorithm; contains one or more compressed files; commonly used to distribute Slackware Linux package distributions. XZ files may also contain a .TAR file and have the .TXZ file type.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open XZfiles:

  • 7-Zip
  • ExtractNow
  • The Unarchiver
  • Tukaani XZ Utils
  • Tukaani XZ Embedded