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How to convert tar to tar.xz file?

Here are the steps to convert tar to tar.xz archive using ezyZip.
  1. To select the tar file, you have two options:
  2. (Optional) Set the desired compression level by clicking the down arrow next to "Convert to TAR.XZ".
  3. Click "Convert to TAR.XZ". It will start the conversion process which will take some time to complete.
    Start conversion to tar.xz
  4. Click on "Save TAR.XZ File" to save the converted TAR.XZ file to your selected destination folder.
    Save tar.xz File

How do I convert tar to tar.xz in Dropbox?

  1. Click on the Dropbox logo () in the tar file selector button.

    Select from Dropbox

  2. The Dropbox file chooser will appear. You will need to authorise access to ezyZip the first time.
  3. Once you have selected the tar file, it will download it to your browser and initiate the conversion.
  4. To save the converted TAR.XZ file to Dropbox, click on "Dropbox" dropdown under the "Save TAR.XZ File" button. This will require authorisation the first time you run it.

    The file will be stored in /Apps/ezyZip folder.

What OS and browser can convert tar to tar.xz?

ezyZip is an online tool that supports any OS that can run a modern browser. We have tested it to work with Windows, MacOS, Linux (e.g. Ubuntu, Mint, Debian), Android, ChromeOS (Chromebook), iOS (iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch).

We are continuously updating the system, so ensure you are using the latest version of one of the popular browsers or their variants. (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera).

Please let us know via the feedback form if you have any issues.

Is it safe to convert tar to tar.xz using ezyZip?

Yes. ezyZip utilises the processing power of your own computer and browser to complete the task. No file data leaves your browser. Unsure? Turn off your WiFi when completing the uncompression. It will continue to work as no data is uploaded to the internet.

What is ezyZip?

ezyZip is a free online tar to tar.xz converter that runs in your browser. No need to install any additional converter software. It supports a myriad of other file conversion options too.

Unlike other online archive conversion utilities, ezyZip DOES NOT enforce file size restrictions or require uploading files to a server. It runs locally as a browser app, thus making it much quicker than other online conversion tools. This means you'll be able to convert large compressed files! This also ensures your privacy will be protected as no file data will leave your browser.

What is a TAR file?

A tar file (sometimes referred to as a tarball) is a collection of files & folders wrapped into a single package.

It is commonly used in unix/linux environments and generally gets compressed into a tar.gz or tgz file.