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Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 26 votes out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.8.5b4
  • Total Downloads:
    1,776,319
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 16, 2012
  • Price:
    Free; Donations Appreciated
  • File Size:
    395.55KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    967
  • Platform:
    Mac
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Editors' Review

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RAR Expander for Mac is a utility to create and uncompress files in RAR archives. Supposedly fully compatible with WinRAR, RAR Expander for Mac is a clean, simple app that installs in a few seconds and works flawlessly in the testing we did. Notably, RAR Expander for Mac also supports AppleScript, so you can create shell utilities to handle packing and unpacking RAR files in a larger environment.

RAR Expander for Mac works with both single and multi-part RAR archives. It also supports password-protected RAR files. To use RAR Expander for Mac you can either open the app and provide the path to the RAR file or source files, or you can drag and drop the RAR file (or source files) on the app icon. Either way, RAR Expander for Mac worked quickly, and didn't hiccup once on the dozens of files we imported from WinRAR. Moving files created by RAR Expander for Mac to Windows also created no bad behavior when opening those files with WinRAR. The archiving and expanding happens fast on the Mac, and you can set preferences for default directories and audible signals when the app finishes its task.

RAR Expander for Mac is one of those simple apps we take for granted once we have them, but wish we had when we don't have them. It worked easily, quickly, and silently. If you ever have to work with RAR files, RAR Expander for Mac is a winner of an app.

 
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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Kris Gybels
Publisher web site
Release Date December 16, 2012
Date Added December 16, 2012
Version 0.8.5b4
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.7/10.8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 395.55KB
File Name rar_expander_v085_beta4.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,776,319
Downloads Last Week 967
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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