Download Rar File - Best Software & Apps

  • WinRAR

    5.61

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The king of compressed files

    8
    14944 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
  • WinRAR

    5.61

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The king of compressed files

    7
    1881 votes
    • PROS: Excellent compression ratio, Supports the major formats, Integrated with antivirus, Create password-protected files
    • CONS: Interface could be improved, RAR5 files can only be read by WinRAR5
  • All Video Downloader

    6.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Download videos from more than 190 video streaming sites

    6
    5327 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with many sites, Lots of supported file formats
    • CONS: Limited to two simultaneous downloads, Impossible to download certain videos
  • UnRarX

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Unzip RAR files on Mac with this WinRAR style extractor

    6
    605 votes
    • PROS: Unzips RAR files easily just like WinRAR, Unzips files quickly, Works on older Macs
    • CONS: Doesn't create RAR archives
  • RAR to ZIP Converter

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert your RAR files to ZIP

    5
    106 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

    (WinRAR for Mac) 5.10

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple file compressor

    5
    271 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
  • RAR File Open Knife

    7.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Super-fast application for RAR files

    7
    209 votes
    • PROS: Unpacks files very quickly, Simple to use
    • CONS: Lacking options, Not attractive
  • SimplyRAR

    1.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    RAR archiver with an easy-to-use interface

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

    7.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An alternative way to decompress RAR files

    8
    133 votes
    • PROS: Integrates into Windows shell, Unzips rapidly, Allows you to set passwords
    • CONS: Password prompt is annoying
  • ORPALIS PDF Reducer Free

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software to minimize the size of existing PDF files

    7
    64 votes
    • PROS: The file size of a PDF document can be reduced by as much as 80 percent., A free demonstration version can be downloaded at no obligation.
    • CONS: Users will be required to pay to enjoy all of its features., There is no version available for smartphones.
  • Easy Unrar, Unzip & Zip

    3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Easy Unrar, Unzip & Zip

    7
    26 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with a wide variety of file extensions, Clean user interface
    • CONS: Some users report extraction problems, Still does not cover all file extensions
  • HexEditor

    6.31.00.5980

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A Binary File Editing Tool That Gets Things Done

    5
    68 votes
    • PROS: Can edit files of different sizes, Has a built-in explorer
    • CONS: Full license not available for free, May not be for editing mavens
  • RAR Opener

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simplify compressed files

    8
    17 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight program that's free and that works, Works with a variety of compression formats including RAR, .Zip and .7Z and .Tar
    • CONS: Small program, doesn't include advanced features.
  • Advanced RAR Repair

    2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The solution to RAR files that refuse to decompress

    6
    160 votes
    • PROS: Effective in most cases, Easy to use, Portable
    • CONS: Like any solution, it is not 100% foolproof
  • ZArchiver

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Gathering All Files Into An Archive

    9
    24 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
  • iSumsoft RAR Password Refixer

    2.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Accessing Encrypted Archive Files

    8
    21 votes
    • PROS: Open standard archive file formats, Provides 4 password attack types, Supports RAR and WinRar formats, Acquire copies of archived files
    • CONS: Some archive file requires a specific password attack type to work, May not support other archive file formats, Cracking other’s archive files could be illegal, More features available at paid version
  • RAR for Android

    5.40.build41

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The king of compressed files

    8
    24 votes
    • PROS: Official application, Excellent compression ratio, Supports the major formats, Integrated with antivirus, Supports the major formats
    • CONS: Interface could be improved
  • RAR Expander

    Beta 4 0.8.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Extract RAR files for free

    6
    255 votes
    • PROS: Simple and stable, Supports single and multi part archives, Zips and unzips files
    • CONS: Limited to RAR files, Can't restore corrupted files
  • RAR Password Recovery 5.0

    5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    WinRAR password recovery program with easy interface

    5
    22 votes
    • Appnimi RAR Password Unlocker

      2.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Crack that RAR password in just a few clicks

      6
      47 votes
      • PROS: Directly extracts the protected files , Useful if you forget the password
      • CONS: Long passwords might take a while to analyze
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    15.61149447.6Windows
    25.6118817.1Windows
    32.26056.3Mac
    46.0.0.053276.2Windows, Android
    5(WinRAR for Mac) 5.102715.1Mac
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