WinRAR 6.24

WinRAR 6.24

win.rar GmbH – 3.6MB – Shareware – iOS Windows
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WinRAR is a 32-bit/64-bit Windows version of RAR Archiver, the powerful archiver and archive manager. WinRARs main features are very strong general and multimedia compression, solid compression, archive protection from damage, processing of ZIP and other non-RAR archives, scanning archives for viruses, programmable self-extracting archives(SFX), NTFS and Unicode support, strong AES encryption, support of multivolume archives, command line and graphical interface, drag-and-drop facility, wizard interface, theme support, folder tree panel, password manager and multithread support.

Since version 3.90 is also a WinRAR version for Windows x64 is available. If you use Windows x64, it is strongly recommended to install 64 bit WinRAR version. It provides a higher performance and better shell integration than 32 bit version.

Designed to work on XP/2003/Vista/2008/Windows 7/Windows 8, WinRAR provides complete support for RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack and convert CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, XZ, Z, 7-Zip archives.

WinRAR is available in over 40 languages. There is also a 64 Bit version availabe.The command line version RAR is available for Linux, FreeBSD and MAC OS X.

WinRAR for Windows costs USD 29.00 for a single-user license. We use a volume pricing system that gives our customers better prices the more licenses they buy.

No need to purchase add-ons to create self-extracting files, it is all included.

Unlike the competition WinRAR has already integrated the ability to create and change SFX archives (.exe files) using default and external SFX modules. So when you purchase WinRAR license you are buying a license for the complete technology.

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WinRAR is a Shareware software in the category System Utilities developed by win.rar GmbH.

It was checked for updates 151,645 times by the users of our client application UpdateStar during the last month.

The latest version of WinRAR is 6.24, released on 10/06/2023. It was initially added to our database on 08/28/2007. The most prevalent version is 6.24, which is used by 14 % of all installations.

WinRAR runs on the following operating systems: iOS/Windows. The download file has a size of 3.6MB.

Users of WinRAR gave it a rating of 4 out of 5 stars.


What is WinRAR?

WinRAR is a file archiver and compressor for Windows, designed to compress files into smaller archives and extract files from archived formats like RAR, ZIP, and others.

How much does WinRAR cost?

You can download and try WinRAR for free for up to 40 days. After that, you can purchase a single-user license for €29.00 or a multi-user license for businesses starting from €21.50 per user.

Is it safe to use WinRAR?

Yes, WinRAR is a trusted and secure software that has been in use for over 25 years. It's regularly updated with bug fixes and new features to ensure a smooth and safe experience for users.

What file formats does WinRAR support?

WinRAR supports popular compressed file formats such as RAR, ZIP, 7-Zip, CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, Z archives, and more.

How do I compress files with WinRAR?

Select the files you want to compress. Right-click on the selected files and choose "Add to archive" from the context menu. Select the archive format, compression level, and other options you want to apply. Click "OK" to start the compression process.

Can WinRAR extract password-protected archives?

Yes, WinRAR can extract password-protected archives if you know the correct password. If you try to extract a password-protected archive without the correct password, WinRAR will prompt you to enter it.

Can I use WinRAR on a Mac or Linux computer?

No, WinRAR is designed for Windows and doesn't have official versions for Mac or Linux. However, there are alternative file archivers that support various platforms and formats.

Is there a way to repair corrupted RAR archives with WinRAR?

Yes, WinRAR has a built-in option to repair damaged archives. Go to "Tools" > "Repair archive," select the corrupted RAR file, and click "OK" to start the repair process.

How can I uninstall WinRAR from my computer?

Go to "Control Panel" > "Programs and Features." Select "WinRAR" from the list of installed programs. Click "Uninstall" and follow the instructions on the screen.

How do I update WinRAR to the latest version?

Download the latest version of WinRAR from the official website. Double-click on the downloaded file to start the installation process. Follow the instructions on the screen to install the new version over the old one.

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