LZ or LZIP is an archive file that uses LZMA algorithm while compressing. LZ files can be created from several UNIX based tools like GZIP and BZIP2. It can compress multiple files and produce a multivolume archives. It can check the integrity of the file using a checksum.
Tar is an archive type file format that is used in UNIX based Operating Systems. It contains file header. It is a packaging file that can integrate multiple files in uncompressed format. TAR files can be compressed using several compression techniques like GZ, GZIP, Z, 7Z, ZIP and LZO etc.
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