WinRAR 5.40 – is one of the oldest and most popular archivers in the world.
It has earned its popularity by simplicity and reliability. Download free WinRAR Archiver and you will be surprised by its capabilities.
More than half a billion people use WinRAR Archiver. And it is not surprising, because it is the oldest archiver on the market. Besides, it competes with other modern archives with its functionality and new advanced applications for reading and creating archives. It is also considered to be the best indicator for the average compression ratio and speed of processing. Archiver – is a very important application for Internet users, since many files and various information (which can be downloaded from the internet) – are archives containing a compressed file.
WinRAR Archiver Interface
The first thing to note – is that program supports multiple languages. Archiver interface looks similar to the Windows Conductor. On top there is a panel which contains the most frequently used commands: Add, Remove, View, Delete, and so on. It is noteworthy that you can customize this panel for more convenient work with the archiver. Below there is a string that shows the path to the file. Biggest part of the window displays files and folders.
WinRar Archiver is able to create files only with certain extension types – those are RAR and ZIP. But it can read and decompress larger number of formats including ISO, JAR and 7z. This archive can even create self-extracting archives and SFX-archives. They have .exe extension and extract when program starts. Also, while downloading files from the Internet you can stumble on password-protected archives. So they are created by using WinRAR. It helps to keep -archiver privacy when sending it over an insecure network. Set the password when creating an archive. You still can encrypt names embedded in archive files. WinRAR uses AES 256 bit encryption what also supports your privacy.
While adding files to the archive, you can choose degree of compression to make it more compact. Depending on compressio ratio the time of archive creating increases. It also supports files sharing on archives. As everyone knows, 95% file system of flash drives – is FAT32. It has a major disadvantage – it can only handle files up to 4GB. But what if file is larger? Then you can use WinRAR Program. It splits the file into pieces and packs them into the archives. Then, using this program, you can unpack these files and compile the file again. This technique helps to overcome the FAT32 restrictions.
Version: WinRAR 5.40
Status: Shareware (40 days)
Developer: RAR LAB
System: Windows All
Program size: 2.1 / 2.3 Mb