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April 11, 2019: Due to a recently discovered security exploit, we highly recommend that users update to the latest version of Winrar. Read the changelog here.

Editors' Review

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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Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.71

Check all the latest changes here: https://www.rarlab.com/rarnew.htm

General

Publisher RARLAB
Publisher web site http://www.rarlabs.com/
Release Date April 29, 2019
Date Added May 08, 2019
Version 5.71

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Compression

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 2.99MB
File Name winrar-x64-571.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 30,250,032
Downloads Last Week 15,808

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations 40-day trial
Price $29
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