decompress to new file with gzip and progress

pv file.gz | gzip -d -c > file.out
When decompressing big files it can be nice to know how long you have to go grab coffee.
Sample Output
61MiB 0:00:07 [36.6MiB/s] [===>                                    ]  5% ETA 0:01:54

4.43GiB 0:02:01 [37.4MiB/s] [=================================================================>] 100%

By: skidder
2017-10-21 21:51:10

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pakagy · 14 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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