Error when loading a docker imager

I have a compressed docker image (call it image.tar.gz) which I’m trying to load with the following command:

$ docker load -i image.tar.gz

I get an “invalid argument” error. I tested docker (1.12.3) after the installation and it worked fine. I also restarted my mac as suggested here (Docker image load failed on mac, error is 'invalid argument') but it did not change anything. Any idea?

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    As per the documentation, what you have used seemed to be correct. That is strange.

    May be you can use below command to see if that goes well:

    $ docker load < imageName.tar.gz
    

    I actually think the image file was corrupted / incomplete, which is the reason behind the error message.

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