Download Rar - Best Software & Apps

  • WinRAR

    5.60

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The king of compressed files

    8
    14325 votes
    • PROS: Excellent compression ratio, Supports the major formats, Integrated with antivirus, Excellent compression ratio, Supports the major formats
    • CONS: Interface could be improved, RAR5 files can only be read by WinRAR5
  • 7-Zip

    18.050

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    GPU archiver with high compression ratio

    8
    2242 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with main archive formats, Good choice of update modes, Split archives to specific sizes, Compress to 5 different archive formats
    • CONS: No virus scan, No file repair tool, Can’t set file encryption level
  • 10 ZIP RAR Archiver

    1.1.22.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free program for windows, by wdev10u

    7
    28 votes
    • UnRarX

      2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Unzip RAR files on Mac with this WinRAR style extractor

      6
      586 votes
      • PROS: Unzips RAR files easily just like WinRAR, Unzips files quickly, Works on older Macs
      • CONS: Doesn't create RAR archives
    • UnRAR Unarchiver - Zip, Rar Extractor,Expander

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A free program for mac, by yan xixue

      9
      4 votes
      • RAR

        (WinRAR for Mac) 5.10

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Simple file compressor

        5
        266 votes
        • PROS: Seamless compression resulting in low file sizes, Huge array of options and settings, Intuitive Quick-Start feature
        • CONS: No GUI - command line only, Requires purchasing a license
      • Bandizip

        6.14

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A powerful file compressor with a lot of features

        8
        245 votes
        • PROS: Stylish design, Can support different file formats, Offers a lot of options, Archiving is fast
        • CONS: Interface is too simple, Cannot customize interface, Cannot create some formats, Settings window immediately upon install
      • Free Rar password unlocker

        1.2.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free Software for Forgetful People

        8
        81 votes
        • PROS: Free to download and use, Packed with useful features
        • CONS: Recovering passwords can take time, Help button does not work
      • RarZilla Free Unrar

        7.00

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        An alternative way to decompress RAR files

        8
        129 votes
        • PROS: Integrates into Windows shell, Unzips rapidly, Allows you to set passwords
        • CONS: Password prompt is annoying
      • PeaZip

        6.6.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

        9
        644 votes
        • PROS: Support for many formats, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Very comfortable to use, Very good advanced features
        • CONS: Doesn't support creation of RAR files
      • RAR to ZIP Converter

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Convert your RAR files to ZIP

        5
        103 votes
        • PROS: Transform RAR files to ZIP, Supports the use of passwords, You can define the level of compression
        • CONS: No advanced features, Doesn't support drag and drop
      • RAR File Open Knife

        7.00

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Super-fast application for RAR files

        8
        206 votes
        • PROS: Unpacks files very quickly, Simple to use
        • CONS: Lacking options, Not attractive
      • RAR Password Cracker

        4.20

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Recover RAR archive passwords

        4
        520 votes
        • PROS: Step-by-step assistant, Two recovery methods, Benchmarking function
        • CONS: Doesn't include dictionaries, Instructions not very clear
      • ZArchiver

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Gathering All Files Into An Archive

        9
        21 votes
        • PROS: Manage archive type files., Easy to use interface., Supports most archive formats., Create encrypted archive.
        • CONS: May not be able to force open archives with password., Not all archive formats are supported, Can’t manage files from SD card, Does little file compression
      • SimplyRAR

        1.10

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        RAR archiver with an easy-to-use interface

        6
        45 votes
        • PROS: Allows right clicking of RAR archives, Easy-to-use interface
        • CONS: Developer no longer in business so no support
      • RAR Extractor Free

        5.2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Free Program to Quickly Extract RAR Files

        5
        20 votes
        • PROS: It is now possible to perform a batch extraction in the event that numerous RAR files are present., Users will not have to pay to install this program.
        • CONS: There are still issues when decompressing certain files., This version cannot be used with smartphones or tablets.
      • FreeArc

        0.666

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Open-source file compression software for personal computers

        7
        116 votes
        • PROS: This is open-source software and no type of payment is required., It is one of the fastest file compressors on the market today.
        • CONS: As the last update was in 2010, this software is quite dated., It may have trouble dealing with newer types of files.
      • Zipeg

        2.9.2.1253

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        Browse and extract zip files

        7
        65 votes
        • PROS: Allows you to thumbnail preview zipped images, Easy to use, Supports a wide range of formats
        • CONS: Previews can be slow in appearing
      • Stuffit Expander

        2011 15.0.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        The most popular file expander and decoder for Macs

        6
        255 votes
        • PROS: Drag and drop interface, Over 30 supported formats, 512 and AES 256-bit encryption
        • CONS: Installs a lot of extra components, Doesn't archive - only decompresses
      • iSumsoft RAR Password Refixer

        2.0.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Unlock password protected RAR/WinRAR archive file.

        7
        20 votes
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