WinRAR 5.40 Beta 2
WinRAR is an archiving utility that completely supports RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs.
WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface. WinRAR is easier to use than many other archivers with the inclusion of a special "Wizard" mode which allows instant access to the basic archiving functions through a simple question and answer procedure.
WinRAR offers you the benefit of industry strength archive encryption using AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) with a key of 128 bits. It supports files and archives up to 8,589 billion gigabytes in size. It also offers the ability to create selfextracting and multivolume archives. With recovery record and recovery volumes, you can reconstruct even physically damaged archives.
- Switch -scul can be used to process big endian UTF-16 list files, provided that they have the correct byte order mark. Previously it supported only little endian file lists.
- 5.40 beta 1 did not work on CPU without SSE2 instruction set.
- It could take excessively long time to cancel WinRAR "Repair" command on some corrupt archives.
- If "Generate archive name by mask" option was used and archive was created in a system protected folder requiring privileges elevation, mask was added to archive name twice.