USTAR file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .ustar file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .ustar file?
- What program do I need to open a .ustar file?
- How can the .ustar file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .ustar files to another format?
Table of Contents
- ✅ Tape Archive
- 🔄 .ustar file converters
- 🚫 .ustar file related errors
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✅ Tape Archive
TAR file is a Tape Archive. The Tape Archive (TAR) file format is a type of archive file format used to archive UNIX-like files while preserving file system information such as dates, directory structures, and permissions.
Other types of files may also use the .ustar file extension.
🔴 Can't open a .ustar file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .ustar file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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