ZIP to TAR.BZ2
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ZIP Archive Format ZIP Converter
The ZIP format was created in the late 1980s as a way of compressing files for archiving or sharing. Files are ‘zipped’ up into a new folder, usually saving it into a smaller file size. ZIP uses lossless compression and is reversible, so you can ‘unzip’ the folders and extract files without any impact on quality. As each file is compressed separately during ‘zipping’, you can easily extract or add individual files to a ZIP folder.
ZIP files became more popular with the rise in email use, as it was a simple way to share multiple larger files. The ZIP format is also often used to make back-ups, quickly transfer files between devices, and to allow quicker downloads from websites. Previously, users needed additional software to create ZIP folders. Now most operating systems, including Windows and iOS, let you easily zip and unzip files yourself.
TAR.BZ2 Archive Format TAR.BZ2 Converter
A TAR file is also known as a Consolidated Unix File Archive and was developed by Jean-loup Gailly. TAR files are different to many other archive files in that they store files in an uncompressed format before the archive is then compressed using compression technology such as GNU Zip compression. TAR files are often found on Unix devices and they’re designed to group files together for easier distribution. TAR files consist of a file header and file data and were originally developed to support tape backups before being used for other purposes. To open a TAR file users can use File Viewer Plus, WinZip and WinRar.
How to convert a ZIP to a TAR.BZ2 file?
- 1. Choose the ZIP file that you want to convert.
- 2. Select TAR.BZ2 as the the format you want to convert your ZIP file to.