Name: GZip Format

Pronom: x-fmt/266

Policy Summary:

File rendering profiles:

Name Status Software (Version) OS (Version) Content Types File Extensions
GZ in 7-Zip 9.2 on Windows 7 active 7-Zip (9.2) Windows (7) application/x-gzip gz
GZip files In 7-Zip on Windows 10 active 7-Zip (17.01 beta) Windows (10) application/x-gzip gz
GZip files On Corel WinZip on Windows 10 active Corel WinZip (22) Windows (10) application/x-gzip gz


Pronom ID Version


sdwitme2 - 2017-01-07

GZIP is a compression format used by Unix OS.

kgermeck - 2018-02-20

[File Description] A GZ file is an archive file compressed by the standard GNU zip (gzip) compression algorithm. It contains a compressed collection of one or more files and is commonly used on Unix operating systems for file compression.


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Name Output Format Software Operating System