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.
"Extra large buttons" option in "Settings/General" selects 64x48 toolbar buttons.
"Restart" option is added to "Advanced/When done" list in archiving dialog.
-ioff4 switch can be used to restart PC after completing archiving or extraction.
Since it may take a lot of time to display contents of large tar.bz2 and tar.gz files, WinRAR displays the percent complete in the status bar while opening such archives.
Previous beta did not restore the toolbar layout changed by user.