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Will compress files"
A review of WinRAR by Andrew

Compressing and unpacking files is simple using WinRAR. The application creates RAR and ZIP files when users right click on selected files and then click “Add to Archive”. The application can unpack more than 40 formats of compressed files including RAR, JAR, ZIP, and ACE. Archiving is now more than ever made straightforward and comfortable for example, you can split into smaller volumes when you will compress large files. Other benefits include faster sharing of the data.

The application offers a compression ratio above average, meaning that the files you compress using the program becomes smaller compared to the ones compressed by other software. An advanced user can configure setting such as archive locking, dictionary size, self-extracting archives, compression method and much more.

Lastly, user’s files are protected using the “allows users to” encryption system and against modification.

It is possible to backup the files before you create a compression and scans them for viruses when extracting from archives. Users whose hardware configurations are weak have their system resource usage hampered when they are running “time-consuming” tasks and the data compression utility at the same time.

This utility with a sophisticated compression engine remains a standard for compressing various file formats. 

It is part from files category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The WinRAR demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the download of the full version.

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win.rar GmbH
Last Updated On
April 18, 2017
Runs on
Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / XP
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File size
1,87 MB

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