GUI Tar
GUI Tar
1.2.4

4.7

GUI Tar free download for Mac

GUI Tar for Mac1.2.4

26 January 2011

Compress/decompress .tar, .gz, bz, .zip and more.

What is GUI Tar for Mac

GUI Tar is a wrapper application which acts as the front end to the 7za, tar, gzip, bzip2, un/compress, unrar, unzip, and zip UNIX utilities. The operating system itself handles the complicated work, while GUI Tar provides a pleasant and easy method to interact with these system tools. GUI Tar is divided into two sections: Extractor and Compressor.

GUI Tar Extractor offers the functionality to uncompress and extract files from archives. The following files can be opened by Extractor: .7z, .tar, .tgz, .tar.gz, .dmg.gz, .svgz, .gz, .tar.z, .z, .Z, .tar.Z, .taz, .tbz, .tbz2, .bz, .bz2, .rar, and .zip.

GUI Tar Compressor can compress and/or archive a collection of files in .7z, .bz2, .tar, .tbz, .tgz, .gz, .Z, or .zip formats. Archive files and folders from multiple locations, instead of being restricted to just one directory.

What's new in GUI Tar

Version 1.2.4:
  • Improved calculation of file sizes listed in the compression table.
  • Minor UI improvements.
  • Optimizations and clean up for a leaner application.

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Brentesc14
Brentesc14
Sep 17 2011
1.2.4
5.0
Sep 17 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
Great application, its fast and simple to use along and boots fast, the GUI was simple and easy and clearly states where everything is. the only complaints i have on it is that there are a limited amount of file types you can compress/decompress so i really only use it to compress more then decompress (a good app for uncompressing is The Unarchiver, decompresses almost every single file type there is) . Otherwise this app is worth it :)
GusDeCooL
GusDeCooL
Sep 9 2011
1.2.4
5.0
Sep 9 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
Simple app but very effective. its work.
blotterg
blotterg
Aug 1 2011
1.2.4
5.0
Aug 1 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
Great app, works in a pinch
L008com
L008com
Mar 7 2011
1.2.4
5.0
Mar 7 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
One of those great "does one thing and does it well" apps. It makes tars. I need tars. Perfect fit.
Jstgermain
Jstgermain
May 4 2010
1.2.3
5.0
May 4 2010
5.0
Version: 1.2.3
This program was so simple and great. EXACTLY what i needed. Zipeg would lock up when trying to unzip large files, and Mac's built in unzip program wouldnt do anything but zip files, so, i came accoss GUI Tar, and it worked perfectly. thanks for the great app. -Justin
Tekl
Tekl
May 6 2009
1.2.2
0.0
May 6 2009
0.0
Version: 1.2.2
I'm missing options to omit hidden files, .DS_Store and resource files.
Vicjoe
Vicjoe
Apr 12 2009
1.2.2
5.0
Apr 12 2009
5.0
Version: 1.2.2
(1) This absolute gem works with Leopard (10.5.6 as of this writing). (2) Though zip and gzip supposedly use the same algorithm (Zempel something-or-other), using gzip GUI Tar consistently makes smaller files, with no apparent speed hit. (3) Truly a time saver over having to open the Terminal to accomplish an alternative compression to zip; this works fast and slick. (4) Recommendations for a future version (and ask for some money): (a) a Contextual Menu plugin that offers formats if not compression levels (b) compression levels (fast and bigger, slow and smaller, etc.), could be pre-set in Preferences. This is a great example of a GUI "wrapper" that is clean, intuitive and in the grand Mac fashion "just works".
Neosmith
Neosmith
Mar 26 2008
1.1.1
5.0
Mar 26 2008
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
I have some backup files that are created from my web sites control panel and have never been able to untar them for some reason. I have tried StuffIt, BOMArchiver, and even iArchiver and none of them worked. StuffIt and BOMArchiver both gave me errors when trying to do it. When I used iArchiver it didn't completely untar the files. That might have been because the trial had expired and the app quit itself but not sure. I came across this little gem and it work perfectly and it only took seconds to untar at 280MB file. Developer: Keep up the good work. Excellent software!!
Robk
Robk
Sep 27 2007
1.1.1
0.0
Sep 27 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1.1
Thanks for sucha great product. But I am curious. Why doesn't GUITar also compress files/folders into ZIP format (like all the other multi format archivers)?
Meccanomind
Meccanomind
May 10 2007
1.1
0.0
May 10 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1
Forgive my ignorance but I thought if you compressed a file the end product should be smaller in size than the original. This doesn't seem to be the case, so I don't see the point of this application.
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  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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