|MIME types: application/tar and application/x-tar|
TAR archive file format.
Combines collections of files in a single archive.
Popular on Unix systems.
Often used in combination with compression utilities.
The extensions .tgz, .tb2, .tbz2 are supported for GZIP or BZIP2-compressed TAR files.
TAR is an acronym derived from Tape Archive.
Stores files sequentially and without using compression, while preserving file system information and directory structures.
Does not support encryption or compression.
Part of the POSIX.1-1998 and POSIX.1-2001 standards.
|"Elements"||list of elements and options available in this file|
|"Rules"||full list of rules for each element and option|
|"Options"||list of rules for options, properties and settings|
|"FileNames"||list of filenames representing the contents of a TAR archive|
|"filename"||a single file|
|"filename","format"||a single file, taken to be in the specified format|
|"filename","format",elem||element elem from the specified file|
Create a TAR file that contains a PNG file and a text file:
Show the names of the files in the generated TAR:
Extract and import the PNG file:
Show the Import elements available in the PNG file:
Import all text files, using a file pattern specification:
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