RAR file extension

You can open file with RAR using special software abopted to do this. In order to open RAR file download one of the software.

How to open RAR file

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File type:
WinRAR Compressed Archive
Eugene Roshal
Compressed files (archives)

Compressed using RAR compression file package with one or multiple files inside. RAR compression uses a higher compression ratio than default ZIP compression. It uses a proprietary compression method that is also used by other compressors like 7-Zip. RAR compressor may also generate spanned or multi-volume packages that are split across multiple compressed files. RAR means "Roshal ARchive". It was named after Eugene Roshal, the developer of RAR compression method.

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