RAR is the Android version of WinRAR, available on Android for free

RAR is the Android version of WinRAR, available on Android for free
WinRAR, arguably the most popular file archiver for desktop PCs, arrived on Android devices. Dubbed RAR, the app allows you to create RAR and ZIP archives. You can also unpack a whole plenitude of not-so-common file archives, such as ARJ, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, LZH, BZ2, ISO, 7z, and even more.

Just as its full-fledged desktop peer, RAR for Android can mend broken ZIP and RAR archives. Encryption, recovery records, recovery volumes, and creating solid archives are some additional features that have made their way to the mobile version of the popular tool. Even more, RAR can make use of multiple CPU cores in order to compress and extract data faster.

WinRAR is popular for its never-ending free trial license. RAR for Android, however, is completely free to download and use as long as you like.

Download: RAR (Android)


via: IntoMobile

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8 Comments

1. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

That beautiful free trial license, a gift from above

2. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

It's pretty nice, fast imo.

3. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

I prefer Zarchiver but the original winrar is still worth trying. Thanks for the information.

4. buccob

Posts: 2975; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

ES File Explorer already gives this functionality to some extent

5. Evilsj

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 03, 2012

I love ESFE, but I can't seem to figure out how to extract password protected files.

6. buccob

Posts: 2975; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

hmmm I have made some password protected zip files, but I haven't tried opening ones that I didn't make in the phone itself yet... I will let you know

7. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Make use of multiple cores? Time to adopt octa-core :)

8. pearleye

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Does it have ads ?

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