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Process ZIP and RAR Files with WinRAR

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in Software

WinRAR is a powerful RAR archiver that can be used for unpacking most of the standard archive formats or for compressing files to ZIP or RAR format. This feature rich archive manager can handle CAB ARJ LZH TAR GZ ACE UUE BZ2 JAR ISO Z 7-Zip archives and supports both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows version. This flexible archiver is available in more than 40 languages and can be tried for free for the first 40 days. After that you have to purchase it for $29 if you want to continue using this powerful archiving program. There might be other archivers out there offering the same features but WinRAR’s flexibility easy-to-use interface and lightweight is what makes it different than the others.

You can start creating an archive just by dragging any files or folders into WinRAR’s interface. You can also do it by choosing files from its Folder Tree side panel if you want. If you want to customize this powerful archiver you can download themes for this software from its official website. You can add files start extracting delete or repair archives just after launching the software from the main window. If you want to try the advanced features you can look for them in the drop down menu.

When testing the software you will agree that both unpacking and creating archives with this lightweight archiver is stunningly fast. You might not see the stunning speed when compressing a big file but still it’s better than the rest of the archivers out there. You can check for viruses or protect your archives from damages with it.

Features of WinRAR:

  • Complete Support for ZIP and RAR archives
  • Available in more than 40 languages
  • Supports Windows 7 Vista XP Server 2008 2003 and 2000

WinRAR (32-bit) is available for download at RARLAB’s official website and is only 1.38MB in size. Try WinRAR Free