WinRAR

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General information

  • Category: Compression tools
  • Version: 5.61
  • Last update: Oct 1, 2018
  • OS: Windows
  • License: shareware

What is WinRAR?

WinRAR is one of the lightest data compression tools available on the market. Application supports the most popular file formats including RAR, ZIP, 7Z, ACE, ARJ, ISO, IMG, JAR, GZip, Z, LZH, TAR and BZ2. Data compression is possible to RAR, ZIP and RAR5 format.

App offers all the necessary functions. It integrates with the system, allows for files browsing, has a built-in search engine, testing files function for accuracy and allows to repair damaged data archives. Additionally a generated files can be password protected, you can add comments, share on separate volumes or save it as a self-extracting archives. WinRAR offers also option to view files and delete them from archives.

Screenshot of WinRAR software running on Windows 10.

WinRAR offers a new format called RAR5. It uses multi-core capabilities when extracting files, the finall file size is smaller and it use stronger data encryption algorithms. In addition, the new format allows you to verify the password without having to unpack the entire archive. This speeds up the process of viewing files in the archive. RAR5 format is not compatible with older versions of the program.

WinRAR download

You can download WinRAR 5.61 for Windows .

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