What is the Maximum File and Archive Size Limit for RAR?


The internal format of RAR and ZIP archives that have been created with WinRAR, allows you to store practically any number of files of practically any size. The actual limit depends on the file system's available memory. Some older file systems do not support files larger than 4 GB.

To create archives larger than 4GB, you will need to use NTFS.

WinRAR is able to handle files of practically unlimited size (up to 8,589,934,591 GB).

In general, the RAR archive format is optimal for heavy tasks involving huge number of files and gigabytes of disk space.


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