WinRAR (64-bit)

WinRAR (64-bit)

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 179 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.21
  • Total Downloads:
    21,637,835
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 16, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (40-day trial); $29.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    1.85MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    60,396
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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WinRAR (64-bit) allows you to open, create, and manage various types of compressed files through its intuitive and streamlined interface. This program offers a full set of features for manipulating and managing compressed files, and it works smoothly and efficiently.

Pros

Intuitive interface: When you attempt to open a ZIP or RAR file, this app automatically takes over and presents the contents of the compressed file, so that you can immediately access them. From this main interface window, you can then manage the archive by adding to it, repairing it, or protecting it, all using the tools readily available across the top of the interface. Even novice users will find their way around this program quite quickly.

Quick create or add: In addition to letting you open compressed files, WinRAR also allows you to create new ones or add to existing archives. You can do this either by dragging and dropping the files in, or by adding them using the controls across the top of the interface.

Cons

64-bit systems only: This particular version of WinRAR is for 64-bit systems only. If you have a 32-bit system, you can download a version optimized for that configuration. And if you're not sure, the 32-bit version will work on both 64-bit and 32-bit machines.

Bottom Line

WinRAR is at the top of the list when it comes to programs of this type. It's hard to go too long without having to open some type of compressed file that Windows can't handle, and so it's worth checking this app out. It's free to try for 40 days, but after that, you'll have to purchase a license for $29 to continue using it.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of WinRAR (64-bit) 5.01.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Good product but BEWARE of Tech Support!!!"

February 07, 2015  |  By RichLeggett

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.20

Pros

Good product but BEWARE of Tech Support!!!

Cons

Nothing can make me picky.

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5 stars

"It's a pretty good product"

February 02, 2015  |  By MatarHaan

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.20

Pros

It's just great. Super easy to operate and understand.

Cons

Haven't found anything wrong with it.

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5 stars

"Simple and efficient"

January 31, 2015  |  By PatinBacco

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.20

Pros

Great tool, no nagging appearance.

Cons

Nothing is bad. I can only say so.

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5 stars

"Really happy with this program."

January 12, 2015  |  By KewReinsch

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.20

Pros

Works great but could be a little more user friendly.

Cons

As far as I can tell, none.

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1 stars

"it suks gurl"

January 02, 2015

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.20

Pros

i **** do anyting wit it

Cons

i fkin hate it im only 86 yrs old

Summary

it suks

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5 stars

"Its free, easy to use and works a treat!"

August 31, 2014  |  By ShyuBowyer

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.10

Pros

Works smoothly, works well, works without exception

Cons

I can't think of one bad thing.

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3 stars

"great app- although has some issues"

August 30, 2014  |  By mina768

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.10

Pros

No complications

Cons

does not replace winzip

Summary



Updated on Aug 31, 2014

Might be better than winzip

Updated on Aug 31, 2014

Might be better than winzip

Updated on Aug 31, 2014

Might be better than winzip

Updated on Aug 31, 2014

its improving

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5 stars

"wonderful piece of software"

August 26, 2014  |  By AielloPrairie

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.10

Pros

I enjoyed using this program.

Cons

None, does what i want

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5 stars

"Best unpacking program that exists"

August 26, 2014  |  By katherinegeorge

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.10

Pros

this is the best program for unpacking ZIP and RAR files that exists

Cons

no cons here the best program ever

Summary

Would not use any other program

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5 stars

"Appearance is very beautiful, I love it"

August 24, 2014  |  By CaposselaForts

 |  Version: WinRAR (64-bit) 5.10

Pros

It's just great. Super easy to operate and understand.

Cons

I can't think of one bad thing.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.21
  • "Drag and drop context menu" options in "Settings/Integration/ Context menu items" dialog allow to disable WinRAR archiving and extraction commands in context menu displayed after dragging and dropping files with right mouse button.
  • If winrar.ini file is present in the same folder as WinRAR installer, winrar.ini will be copied to WinRAR program folder after completing installation.
  • While previous versions could produce RAR5 volumes of slightly smaller than requested size sometimes, such situation is less likely now. In most cases volume size equals to specified by user.
  • Now by default WinRAR skips symbolic links with absolute paths in link target when extracting. You can enable creating such links with "Allow absolute paths in symbolic links" option on "Advanced" page of extraction dialog or with -ola command line switch.
General
Publisher RARLAB
Publisher web site http://www.rarlabs.com/
Release Date February 16, 2015
Date Added February 16, 2015
Version 5.21
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.85MB
File Name winrar-x64-521.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 21,637,835
Downloads Last Week 60,396
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 40-day trial
Price $29

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