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.gz Extension - List of programs that can open .gz files

In the following table, you can find a list of programs that can open files with .gz extension.This list is created by collecting extension information reported by users through the 'send report' option of FileTypesMan utility.
The product name, description, and company name are taken from the version information of the .exe file.The 'Actions' list is taken from the context menu items added to Explorer by the specified program.The 'Popularity' column displays one of the following 4 values: Low, Medium, High, and Very High, which is determined according to the number of users that sent the specified record.

EXE NameProduct NameDescriptionCompanyActionsPopularity
7zFM.exe7-Zip ZStandard7-Zip File ManagerIgor Pavlov, Tino ReichardtopenLow
7zFM.exe7-Zip7-Zip File ManagerIgor PavlovopenVery High
ACDSee5.exeACDSeeACDSeeACD Systems, Ltd.Open with ACDSeeLow
ACDSeeQVPro2.exeACDSee Quick ViewACDSee Pro 2 Photo ManagerACD SystemsOpen with ACDSee Pro 2Low
ALZip.exeALZipALZipESTsoftOpenLow
debut.exe   Extract with Express ZipLow
extractnow.exeExtractNowExtractNowNathan MoinvaziriOpenLow
Filzip.exeFilzipFilzipPhilipp EngelopenLow
ImgBurn.exeImgBurnImgBurn - The Ultimate Image Burner!LIGHTNING UK!Burn using ImgBurnMedium
inventoria.exe Inventoria Stock ManagerNCH SoftwareExtract with Express ZipLow
IZArc.exeIZArcIZArc Archiver OpenLow
keyblaze.exeKeyBlazeKeyBlaze Typing TutorNCH SoftwareBurn with Express Burn, Extract with Express ZipLow
NOTEPAD.EXEMicrosoft® Windows® Operating SystemNotepadMicrosoft Corporationedit, openLow
pdfcreator.exePDFCreatorPDFCreatorpdfforge http://www.pdfforge.org/Crea file PDF e Bitmap con PDFCreatorLow
pkzipw.exePKZIP® for WindowsPKZIP® for WindowsPKWARE, Inc.EditLow
POWERARC.EXEPowerArchiver 2010PowerArchiver 2010ConeXware, Inc.OpenLow
POWERARC.EXEPowerArchiver 2011PowerArchiver 2011ConeXware, Inc.OpenLow
POWERARC.EXEPowerArchiver 2012PowerArchiver 2012ConeXware, Inc.OpenLow
StuffIt Expander (Mac).exe   openLow
stuffit.exeStuffIt for WindowsStuffIt for Windows 9.0Allume SystemsExpand with StuffIt, openLow
StuffIt11.exeStuffIt11 ApplicationStuffIt11 ApplicationSmith Micro Software, Inc.Open with StuffIt 11Low
tempoperfect.exeTempoPerfectTempoPerfect Metronome SoftwareNCH SoftwareExtract with Express ZipLow
TUGZip.exeTUGZipTUGZip archiver OpenLow
TURBOZIP.EXETurboZIPTurboZIPFileStream, Inc.openLow
uniextract.exe Universal Extractor UniExtract Files..., UniExtract Here, UniExtract to SubdirVery High
UniExtract.exeUniversal Extractor v1.7.4.78 build 1757Universal Extractor v1.7.4.78 (7z SFX archive)Company 'gora-sah'Extract with UniExtractLow
vmnt.exeWinCDEmuWinCDEmu mounterSysprogs OUopenLow
wavepad.exeWavePadWavePad Sound EditorNCH SoftwareExtract with Express ZipLow
WinArchiver.exeWinArchiverWinArchiverPower Software LtdopenLow
WinRAR.exe WinRAR archiverAlexander RoshalopenMedium
WinRAR.exeWinRARWinRAR archiverAlexander RoshalopenVery High
winzip32.exeWinZipWinZip ExecutableWinZip Computing, Inc.Open with WinZip, printHigh
WINZIP64.EXEWinZipWinZipWinZip Computing, S.L.Open with WinZip, printLow
WinZipper.exeWinZipperWinZipper applicationTaiwan Shui Mu Chih Ching Technology Limited.openLow

In the following table, you can find a list of file types information that is associated with .gz extension.

Type NameDescriptionPerceived TypeContentTypeDLL/EXE FileDLL/EXE DetailsPopularity
 Archive file "GZ"compressedapplication/x-gzip  Low
 ALZip GZ File  ALZipIcon.dllALZip Icon Dynamic Link Library, ESTsoft Corp.Low
7-Zip.gzgz Archive  7z.dll7z Standalone Plugin, Igor PavlovVery High
7-Zip.gz     Low
ACDSee.gzACDSee GZIP Archivecompressedapplication/x-gzipAM_TGZ.aplTAR and GZIP Archive Manager, ACD Systems Ltd.Low
ALZip.gzALZip gz Ficheiro application/x-gzipALZipIcon.dll Low
ExtractNowExtractNow File    Low
File.GzGZ - ZipGenius File application/x-gzip-compressed  Low
FilzipFilzip filecompressedapplication/x-gzip  Low
GZWinRAR archivecompressed WINRAR.EXEWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
gzfile compressedapplication/x-gzip  Low
gz_auto_file compressedapplication/x-gzip  Medium
IZArcGZIZArc GZ Archivecompressedapplication/x-gzip  Low
PAGZIPPowerArchiver GZIP Filecompressedapplication/x-gzip  Low
StuffIt.Compressed.File.ExpandStuffIt Compressed Filecompressedapplication/x-gzipStuffIt.exeStuffIt for Windows 9.0, Allume SystemsLow
StuffIt11.Archive.Open.GenericStuffIt Archivecompressedapplication/x-gzipResources_English.dllStuffIt Resources Dynamic Link Library, Smith Micro Software, Inc.Low
TurboZIPTurboZIP File  turbozip.exeTurboZIP, FileStream, Inc.Low
TzTARTUGZip TAR archivecompressedapplication/x-gzipTzRes.dll Low
UniExtractUniversal Extractor Archivecompressedapplication/x-gzip  Medium
WinArchiver.GZWinArchiver GZ File  WinArchiver.exeWinArchiver, Power Software LtdLow
WinRARArquivo do WinRARcompressed WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARWinRAR archivcompressed WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARArchiwum WinRARacompressed WinRAR.exeArchiwizer WinRAR, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARWinRAR archivecompressed WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalVery High
WinRARArchivio WinRAR  WinRAR.exeGestione archivi WinRAR, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARArchive WinRARcompressed WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalMedium
WinRARWinRAR-Archivcompressed WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalMedium
WinRARACDSee Pro 2.0 GZIP Archivecompressed AM_TGZ.aplTAR and GZIP Archive Manager, ACD Systems Ltd.Low
WinRARArchivo WinRARcompressedapplication/x-gzipWinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
WinZipFile WinZipcompressedapplication/x-gzipWINZIP32.EXEWinZip Executable, WinZip Computing, Inc.Low
WinZip compressed   Low
WinZipWinZip File  WINZIP32.EXEWinZip Executable, WinZip Computing, Inc.High
WinZipper.gzWinZipper  WinZipper.exeWinZipper application, Taiwan Shui Mu Chih Ching Technology Limited.Low

Registry keys related to this extension

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.gz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ 
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\7-Zip.gz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ACDSee.gz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ALZip.gz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ExtractNow
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\File.Gz
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Filzip
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\GZ
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\gzfile
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\gz_auto_file
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IZArcGZ
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PAGZIP
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt.Compressed.File.Expand
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt11.Archive.Open.Generic
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TurboZIP
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TzTAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UniExtract
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinArchiver.GZ
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinRAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinZip
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinZipper.gz

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