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Compressed File Types

Compressed files use file compression in order to save disk space. Compressed archive formats can also be used to compress multiple files into a single archive. Several open and proprietary compression algorithms can be used to compress files, which is why many different compressed file types exist.

Common compressed file extensions include .ZIP, .SITX, .7Z, .RAR, and .GZ.

Extension File Description Popularity
.0Hacha Split Archive File★★★☆☆
.000DoubleSpace Compressed File★☆☆☆☆
.7z7-Zip Compressed File★★★★★
.7z.0017-Zip Split Archive Part 1 File★★★☆☆
.7z.0027-Zip Split Archive Part 2 File★★★☆☆
.a00ALZip Second Split Archive File★★☆☆☆
.a01ALZip Third Split Archive File★★☆☆☆
.a02ALZip Fourth Split Archive File★★☆☆☆
.aceWinAce Compressed File★★★☆☆
.aggBulk Data File★★☆☆☆
.ainAIN Compressed File Archive★☆☆☆☆
.alzALZip Archive★★★★☆
.apzAutoplay Media Studio Exported Project★★★☆☆
.arUnix Static Library★★★☆☆
.arcCompressed File Archive★★★☆☆
.archiverArchiver Compressed File Archive★★★☆☆
.arhProTool Compressed Project File★★☆☆☆
.ariARI Compressed File Archive★☆☆☆☆
.arjARJ Compressed File Archive★★☆☆☆
.arkPowerDesk Pro Archive★☆☆☆☆
.asrAudio Streaming Resource Archive★★★☆☆
.b1B1 Compressed Archive★★★☆☆
.b64Base64 MIME-Encoded File★★★☆☆
.baScifer External Header Archive★★★☆☆
.bhBlakHole Archive★★☆☆☆
.bndlGame Data Bundle File★★★☆☆
.booBooasm Compressed Archive★★☆☆☆
.bundleGame Data Bundle File★★☆☆☆
.bzBzip Compressed File★★★★☆
.bz2Bzip2 Compressed File★★★★☆
.bzaIZArc BGA Archive★☆☆☆☆
.bzipBzip Compressed Archive★★★☆☆
.bzip2Bzip2 Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.c00WinAce Split Archive File★★★☆☆
.c01WinAce Split Archive Part 1 File★★★☆☆
.c02WinAce Split Archive Part 1 File★★☆☆☆
.c10WinAce Split Archive Part 10★★☆☆☆
.carCAR Archive★☆☆☆☆
.cb7Comic Book 7-Zip Archive★★☆☆☆
.cbaComic Book ACE Archive★★★☆☆
.cbrComic Book RAR Archive★★★★★
.cbtComic Book TAR File★★★☆☆
.cbzComic Book Zip Archive★★★★☆
.cdzCompressed CD Image File★★☆☆☆
.comppkg.hauptwerk.rarHauptwerk Component Package★★★☆☆
.comppkg_hauptwerk_rarHauptwerk Component Package★★☆☆☆
.cp9ChoicePoint Encrypted File★★★☆☆
.cpgzCompressed CPIO Archive★★★☆☆
.cptCompact Pro Archive★★☆☆☆
.cxarchiveCrossOver Bottle Archive★★★☆☆
.czipZipGenius CryptoZip File★★★☆☆
.darDAR Disk Archive★★★☆☆
.ddDiskDoubler Archive★★☆☆☆
.debDebian Software Package★★★★★
.dgcDGCA File Archive★★★☆☆
.distMac OS X Distribution Script★★★☆☆
.dl_Compressed DLL File★★★☆☆
.dzDzip File★★☆☆☆
.ecsSony Ericsson Phone Backup File★★★☆☆
.efwRenamed Zip or Executable File★★★☆☆
.eggALZip Archive★★★☆☆
.epiEclipsePackager2000 Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.fFreeze Compressed File★★★☆☆
.fdpMySafe Encrypted Data★★☆☆☆
.fp8FP8 (= Fast PAQ8) Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.gcaGCA File Archive★★★☆☆
.gmzCompressed GameMaker File★★★☆☆
.gzGnu Zipped Archive★★★★★
.gz2Misnamed BZ2 File★★☆☆☆
.gzaIZArc BGA Archive File★☆☆☆☆
.gziUnix Gzip File★★☆☆☆
.gzipGnu Zipped File★★★☆☆
.haHA Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.hbcHyperBac Compressed Archive★★★☆☆
.hbc2HyperBac Compressed File Archive★★☆☆☆
.hbeHyperBac Compressed and Encrypted Archive★★☆☆☆
.hkiWinHKI Archive★★★☆☆
.hki1WinHKI HKI1 Archive★★★☆☆
.hki2WinHKI HKI2 Archive★★★☆☆
.hki3WinHKI HKI3 Archive★★★☆☆
.hpkHPack Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.hypHYPER Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.iceICE File Archive★★★☆☆
.ipgiPod Game File★★★☆☆
.ipkItsy Package★★★☆☆
.ishISH Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.itaIconTweaker Theme Archive★★★☆☆
.izeIZArc Archive★★☆☆☆
.jJAR Archive★☆☆☆☆
.jar.packPack200 Packed Jar File★☆☆☆☆
.jgzGzipped Javascript File★★★☆☆
.jicJava Icon File★★★☆☆
.kgbKGB Archive File★★★☆☆
.kzKuaiZip Compressed File★☆☆☆☆
.layoutLayOut Document★★★☆☆
.lbrLU Library Archive★★★☆☆
.lemonLemonShare.net Download★★☆☆☆
.lhaLHARC Compressed Archive★★★☆☆
.lnxCommodore 64 Lynx Archive★★★☆☆
.lqrSQ Compressed LBR Archive★★★☆☆
.lzLzip Compressed File★★★☆☆
.lzhLZH Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.lzmSlax Module★★★☆☆
.lzmaLZMA Compressed File★★★☆☆
.lzoLZO Compressed File★★★☆☆
.lzxAmiga LZX Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.mdMDCD Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.mintLinux Mint Installer File★★★☆☆
.mouWinMount Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.mpkgMeta Package File★★★★☆
.mzpWinArchiver Mountable Archive★★★☆☆
.mzpMAXScript Zip Package★★★☆☆
.nexNavigator Extension★★★☆☆
.oarOpenSimulator Archive★★☆☆☆
.ozOpera Job Management Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.p01Parchive Recovery Volume★★☆☆☆
.p19Parchive Recovery Volume★★☆☆☆
.pack.gzPack200 Compressed Archive★★☆☆☆
.packageLinux Autopackage File★★★☆☆
.paePowerArchiver Encrypted Archive★★★☆☆
.pakPAK (Packed) File★★★☆☆
.paq6PAQ6 Data Archive★★★☆☆
.paq7PAQ7 Data Archive★★★☆☆
.paq8PAQ8 Data Archive★★☆☆☆
.paq8fPAQ8F Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.paq8lPAQ8L Data Archive★★☆☆☆
.paq8pPAQ8P Data Archive★☆☆☆☆
.parParchive Index File★★★☆☆
.par2Parchive 2 Index File★★★☆☆
.paxPAX Archive★★☆☆☆
.pbiPC BSD Installer Package★★★☆☆
.pcvMozBackup Profile Backup★★☆☆☆
.peaPEA File Archive★★★☆☆
.petPuppy Linux Install Package★★★★☆
.pfPrivate File★★★☆☆
.pimPIM Archive★☆☆☆☆
.pitPackIt Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.pizZipped File★★★☆☆
.pkgMac OS X Installer Package★★★★★
.pszCompressed PostScript File★★★☆☆
.pupPlayStation 3 Update File★★★☆☆
.pupPuppy Linux DotPup Installer Package★★★☆☆
.puzPacked Publisher File★★☆☆☆
.pwaPassword Agent File★★★☆☆
.qdaQuadruple D Archive★★★☆☆
.r0WinRAR Compressed Archive★★☆☆☆
.r00WinRAR Compressed Archive★★★☆☆
.r01WinRAR Split Archive Part 1★★★☆☆
.r02WinRAR Split Archive Part 2★★☆☆☆
.r03WinRAR Split Archive Part 3★★☆☆☆
.r1WinRAR Multi-Volume Archive Part 1★★☆☆☆
.r2WinRAR Multi-Volume Archive Part 2★★☆☆☆
.r21WinRAR Split Archive Part 21★★☆☆☆
.r30WinRAR Split Archive Part 30★★☆☆☆
.rarWinRAR Compressed Archive★★★★★
.rar5WinRAR Compressed Archive★★★☆☆
.revRAR Recovery Volume Set★★☆☆☆
.rkWinRK File Archive★★☆☆☆
.rncRNC ProPack Archive★★☆☆☆
.rp9RetroPlatform Disk Image Archive★★★☆☆
.rpmRed Hat Package Manager File★★★★★
.rteRTE Encoded File★★★☆☆
.rzRzip Compressed File★★★☆☆
.s00ZipSplitter Part 1 Archive★★★☆☆
.s01ZipSplitter Part 2 Archive★★★☆☆
.s02ZipSplitter Part 3 Archive★★★☆☆
.s7zMac OS X 7-Zip File★★★☆☆
.sarService Archive File★★★☆☆
.sbxGLBasic Shoebox File★★☆☆☆
.sdcSecure Download Cabinet★★★☆☆
.sdnShareware Distributors Network File★★☆☆☆
.seaSelf-Extracting Archive★★★☆☆
.senScifer Internal Header Archive★★☆☆☆
.sfsSquashfs File Archive★★★☆☆
.sfxWindows Self-Extracting Archive★★★★☆
.shUnix Shell Archive★★★☆☆
.sharUnix Shar Archive★★☆☆☆
.shkShrinkIt Archive★☆☆☆☆
.shrUnix Shell Archive File★★★☆☆
.sitStuffIt Archive★★★★☆
.sitxStuffIt X Archive★★★★★
.smpfSprite Monkey Project★★★☆☆
.snbS Note File★★☆☆☆
.sptTM File Packer Compressed Archive★☆☆☆☆
.sqxSQX Archive★★★☆☆
.srepSuperREP Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.sy_Compressed SYS File★★☆☆☆
.tar.gzCompressed Tarball File★★★★★
.tar.gz2Misnamed BZ2 Tarball★★☆☆☆
.tar.lzmaLZMA Compressed Tarball★★★☆☆
.tar.xzXZ Compressed Tar Archive★★☆☆☆
.tazTar Zipped File★★★☆☆
.tbzBzip Compressed Tar Archive★★★☆☆
.tbz2Tar BZip 2 Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.tgGzip Compressed Tar Archive★☆☆☆☆
.tgzGzipped Tar File★★★★☆
.tlzTar LZMA Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.tlzmaLZMA Compressed Tar Archive★★☆☆☆
.trsLinear Saw Component Information Archive ★★☆☆☆
.txzXZ Compressed Tar Archive★★☆☆☆
.tx_Compressed Text File★★☆☆☆
.tzZipped Tar Archive★★★☆☆
.uc2UltraCompressor 2 Archive★☆☆☆☆
.ufs.uzipCompressed Unix File System File★★☆☆☆
.uhaUHarc Compressed Archive★★★☆☆
.uzipFreeBSD Compressed Disk Image★★☆☆☆
.vemVirtual Expander Compressed File★★★☆☆
.vsiVisual Studio Content Installer File★★★☆☆
.warJava Web Archive★★★★☆
.wotWeb Of Trust File★☆☆☆☆
.xarExtensible Archive Format File★★★☆☆
.xefWinAce Encrypted File★★★☆☆
.xezeManager Template Package★☆☆☆☆
.xmcdzMathcad Compressed Worksheet File★★★☆☆
.xxXXEncoded File★★☆☆☆
.xzXZ Compressed Archive★★☆☆☆
.yAmiga Yabba Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.yzYAC Compressed File★☆☆☆☆
.yz1Yamazaki ZIPPER File★☆☆☆☆
.zUnix Compressed File★★★☆☆
.z01WinZip First Split Zip File★★★☆☆
.z02WinZip Second Split Zip File★★☆☆☆
.z03WinZip Third Split Zip File★★☆☆☆
.z04WinZip Fourth Split Zip File★★☆☆☆
.zapFileWrangler Archive★☆☆☆☆
.zfsendtotargetCompressed Folder★★★☆☆
.ziRenamed Zip File★☆☆☆☆
.zipZipped File★★★★★
.zipxExtended Zip File★★★★★
.zixWinZix Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.zlZlib Compressed File★☆☆☆☆
.zooZoo Compressed File★★☆☆☆
.zpiZipped File★☆☆☆☆
.zsplitArchiver Compressed Split File★★☆☆☆
.zzZzip Compressed Archive★★★☆☆