WinRAR Archiver

WinRAR is a 32-bit Windows version of the RAR archiver - a powerful tool which allows you to create, manage and control archive files. There are several versions of RAR, for a number of operating environments: Windows, Linux, DOS, OS/2.
There are two versions of RAR for Windows:

· Version with graphical user interface - WinRAR.exe;

· Command line console (text mode) version - Rar.exe.

WinRAR features

· Complete support of RAR and ZIP archives;
· Highly sophisticated, original compression algorithm;
· Special algorithms optimized for text, audio, graphics, 32-bit and 64-bit Intel executables compression;
· Shell interface including drag-and-drop facility and wizard;
· Command line interface;
· Non RAR archives (CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO) management;

· Solid archiving, which can raise compression ratio by 10% - 50% over more common methods, particularly when packing a large number of small, similar files;
· Multivolume archives;
· Creation of self-extracting archives (also multivolume) using the default or optional SFX modules;
· Recovering physically damaged archives;
· Recovery volumes allowing to reconstruct missing parts of multivolume archives.

· Support for Unicode in file names;
· Other service functions, such as encryption, archive comments, error logging, etc.


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