WinRAR is mentioned in best file compression tools of 2018
WinRAR 5.50 is available as a free download on our software library. Users leave reviews pointing out that the strong point of this tool is: WinRAR has a recovery option. Our built-in antivirus checked this download and rated it as 100% safe.
This PC program is compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 environment, 32 and 64-bit versions. This program belongs to System Utilities. The actual developer of the program is Alexander Roshal. This PC program work with the following extensions: ".7z", ".rar" and ".bz". The size of the latest downloadable installation package is 2.5 MB. The most popular versions of the WinRAR are 5.2, 5.1 and 5.0.
WinRAR.exe, WinRAR351StandAlone.exe, WinRAR95.exe, WinArchiver.exe or IconF6E62A552.exe are the common file names to indicate the it installer. The software is sometimes distributed under different names, such as "Winrar Full", "WinRAR archiver", "WinRar3.70".
From the developer:
WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format
WinRAR provides complete support for RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, XZ, Z archives.
WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface.
When you purchase WinRAR license you are buying a license to the complete technology, no need to purchase add-ons to create self-extracting files, it's all included.
You may want to check out more software, such as WinRAR Repair Free, Repair WinRAR Free or One-click BackUp for WinRAR, which might be similar to WinRAR.
Used in tutorials
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