Open RAR file ? Download WinRAR to open your RAR file now.

 

User votes by CNET
USER VOTES 4.5 stars by CNET

 

What is a RAR file extension?

RAR is the native format of the WinRAR archiver. A RAR file is a data container that can store one or several files in compressed form. RAR provides a number of advanced features compared to other compression tools available, including multivolume archives, tight compression and a recovery record.
Go HERE for more detailed information about the RAR 5.0 archive format.

WinRAR is the World’s third most installed software after Google Chrome & Acrobat Reader, making it the World’s most popular compression file utility!

How to open RAR files

1. If you have a RAR file to open (this could be an email attachment, or a download), double-click on the file and it will be displayed in WinRAR. You can then select which files or folders you want to extract.
 
open rar file
WinRAR open RAR Files
2. Click the “Extract To” icon at the top of the WinRAR window, choose the destination folder (the folder where you want to store the RAR file) and click OK.
You will find the extracted file(s) in the destination folder where you saved them.
 
open rar files extract files
WinRAR open and extract RAR Files

Other Ways to Open A RAR File

• Right-click on the RAR file and choose “Open with WinRAR”.

• Double click on the file to launch WinRAR.

• Open WinRAR and select the file/folder from the WinRAR file panel.

 

Open RAR files with WinRAR in the following Windows versions:

Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7,

Windows Vista, Windows XP

 

WinRAR supports the following popular archive formats:

ZIP CAB ARJ LZH TAR GZ & Tar.GZ XZ BZ2 & TAR.BZ2 UUE JAR ISO 7Z Z