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Conversion Results:
# Output File Source File Action


1. Click "FILE" or "URL" button to switch local file or online file. Click "Choose file" button to select a file on your computer or enter an online file URL. The source archive format can be 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP, WIM, AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.

2. Choose target archive format. The target archive format can be 7z, TAR, ZIP and WIM.

3. Click "Convert Now!" button to start conversion. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

Compare 7Z with TAR:

Name 7z TAR
Full name 7z Archive Tape Archive
File extension .7z .tar
MIME application/x-7z-compressed application/x-tar
Developed by Igor Pavlov
Type of format Data compression File archiver
Introduction 7z is a compressed archive file format that supports several different data compression, encryption and pre-processing algorithms. The 7z format initially appeared as implemented by the 7-Zip archiver. The 7-Zip program is publicly available under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License. In computing, tar is a computer software utility for collecting many files into one archive file, often referred to as a tarball, for distribution or backup purposes. The archive data sets created by tar contain various file system parameters, such as time stamps, ownership, file access permissions, and directory organization.
Technical details The main features of 7z format: Open architecture, High compression ratio, Strong AES-256 encryption, Ability of using any compression, conversion or encryption method, Supporting files with sizes up to 16000000000 GB, Unicode file names, Solid compressing, Archive headers compressing. A tar archive file contains uncompressed byte streams of the files which it contains. To achieve archive compression, a variety of compression programs are available, such as gzip, bzip2, xz, lzip, lzma, or compress, which compress the entire tar archive.
Associated programs 7-Zip TAR
Sample file sample.7z sample.tar
Wiki 7Z on Wikipedia TAR on Wikipedia