The following tools can be used to compress, decompress, and archive files:
Recovers data from corrupted bzip2-compressed files.
Displays contents of compressed files.
Uncompresses a files that was compressed with bzip2.
Compresses files to free up space (use gzip instead).
Copies archives in or out.
GNU version of tar; available only if you have installed the Developer Tools package.
Uncompresses a file that was compressed with gzip.
Compresses a file with Lempel-Ziv encoding.
Tape archive tool. GNU tar has more features and fewer limitations.
Expands compressed (.Z) files.