WinRAR

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 2089 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.71
  • Total Downloads:
    158,327,802
  • Date Added:
    September 24, 2007
  • File Size:
    1.66MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    61,991
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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There are plenty of solid compression utilities to choose from, but this shareware powerhouse offers the features and ease of use that might place it at the top of its category. WinRAR is easy to use, lightweight, and flexible.

An intuitive interface lets you mouse over icons to see their functions and if you don't like their candy-coated appearance, you can always choose from several themes at the developer's site. The Folder Tree Panel makes sifting through your directories to find files easier than ever. But once you see the size savings of a RAR archive, with a compression ratio of 8 percent to 15 percent better than the ZIP format, you'll understand why so many users and developers are making the switch from other apps. With virus scans now integrated and minor interface tweaks for Vista, only the slightly slower decompression speed holds the app back.

Beyond its good looks and right-click readiness for basic compression and unzipping, WinRAR offers unpacking support for a large number of archive formats, including ACE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, and ZIP. WinRAR's advanced features are icing on the cake, with Unicode support for international formatting, embedded file comments, damaged archive repair, archive locking, self-extracting archives, and easy encryption. Anyone seeking an all-in-one archiving solution would be remiss to not check out WinRAR.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 321 votes

    • 5 star 169
    • 4 star 100
    • 3 star 36
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 13
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 2089 votes

    • 5 star 1196
    • 4 star 590
    • 3 star 141
    • 2 star 40
    • 1 star 122
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5 stars

"i realy like this sight"

March 10, 2010  |  By adelinerobles

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

its fast and hope i could see my photos

Cons

every thing

Summary



Updated on Mar 10, 2010

i like that u let me upgrade

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4 stars

"Its neato..."

January 13, 2010  |  By retroriot

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

Its fast and is pretty good at unzipping rar files, its a bit better then winzip

Cons

its always asking me for upgrades but so did winzip so yeah...

Summary

its pretty good if you download aot on your pc but i would recommend downloading both winzip and winrar both winzip and winrar

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5 stars

"its the best program ever"

February 02, 2009  |  By renurenu69

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

its very useful

Cons

its hard to download a program

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5 stars

"this is very good and useful software"

October 27, 2008  |  By tamilenglish

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

i like to see clipings in this files and it will be good

Cons

i am liking because it is very nice and advanced. it will be use full to every one

Summary

hai what a pitty i like this very much i can say thsi much only

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1 stars

"very very good"

October 09, 2008  |  By tam1976_11

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

very very good

Cons

very very good

Summary

very very good

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5 stars

"Very easy to use with beautiful interface."

October 01, 2008  |  By Eusebeia7

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

It was very helpful for migrating from a very old computer and back up. Very easy instructions.

Cons

It cost $38.99 with the CD.

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4 stars

"excellent program, easy to use"

September 29, 2008  |  By helenob

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

with this program I am able to open files that were unaccessable previously

Cons

nothing so far

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5 stars

"A great archiving program"

September 28, 2008  |  By Steven Binion

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

Easy to use.

Cons

The nag to register.

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4 stars

"Works as should"

September 27, 2008  |  By vanderwinden

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

Good working programm

Cons

No cons at all

Summary

Fine working programm.

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1 stars

"Help crash my PC I do a recovery and lost everything."

September 26, 2008  |  By raffalcon1

 |  Version: WinRAR 3.71

Pros

nothing to say

Cons

As I said before, my PC crash. The servicenter who repair it have to do a recovery. I lost 2 years of personal data, music and games.

Summary

nothing

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.71
Version 3.71 corrects several bugs and improves processing of corrupt RAR archives.
General
Publisher RARLAB
Publisher web site http://www.rarlabs.com/
Release Date September 24, 2007
Date Added September 24, 2007
Version 3.71
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 1.66MB
File Name wrar511.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 158,327,802
Downloads Last Week 61,991
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 40-day trial, some features disabled
Price $29

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