Updated: April 19, 2023

Compress or expand files (UNIX)

Runs on:

QNX Neutrino


The gzip utility reduces the size of the named files, using Lempel-Ziv coding (LZ77).

Use the following command to access help for gzip:

gzip --help

The gzip utility is provided as part of the toybox package. For more information, see toybox.