.TZST File Extension

Zstandard Compressed Tar Archive

General Information

Title TZST File Extension
Extension .tzst
Full Form Zstandard Compressed Tar Archive
File Type Compressed Archive
Developer Facebook
MIME Type application/x-zstd-compressed-tar

File Function

Primary Function Archive, Compression
Additional Functions Maintain directory structure
Features High compression ratio, Fast decompression

File Characteristics

Quality Lossless
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes, after extraction

Use Cases

Data Archiving Yes
Software Distribution Yes
Backup Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Embedded malware
Best Practices Scan with antivirus, Use trusted software

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2015
Latest Version Depends on software compatibility

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .tar, .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .tar.xz

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
7-Zip Free Windows, Linux
WinRAR Trialware Windows, Mac, Linux
PeaZip Free Windows, Linux