Some applications have informally used media types including application/gzip-compressed, application/gzipped, application/x-gunzip, application/x-gzip, application/x-gzip-compressed, and gzip/document to describe data compressed with gzip. Some applications have informally used media types such as application/gzip-compressed, application/gzipped, application/ x-gunzip, application/x-gzip, application/x-gzip-compressed, and gzip/document to describe data compressed with gzip. Learn why you can't open/view 'mime application/x-gzip' and how to fix it (Time: 2 min.). WinThruster - application/x-gzip File Associations Repair Tool. Compatible with Windows . GNU Zip Compressed Archive; Gzip Compressed Archive.
You are correct. x-gzip and gzip are equivalent, and the content you receive can be unzipped the same way for both. official media type, so a GZipped tar file is officially only a compressed file. The correct MIME type is application/x-gzip according to cPanel. Content-Encoding: gzip Content-Encoding: compress should recognize x-gzip as an alias, for compatibility purposes. compress: A format.