How to open file with RAR extension?

Basic information about RAR file

File RAR is one of the files of the Compressed Files category. Its full name is WinRAR Compressed Archive . File format RAR was created by Eugene Roshal. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file RAR sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a RAR file, you will definitely find it here.
RAR file description

.RAR is file format for WinRAR and this file format is another type of data container which is able to store a number of files having different file formats into one single folder. Along with the storage of different files this format also enables the user to compress the size of the files that are stored in RAR file.

There are several features of RAR file format over other compression formats including extraction of the files packed in RAR file. The limit of file size which can be compressed through RAR format is around 8 exa-bytes and this is too much as compared to the limits of other compression software applications.

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Programs that support RAR file

Conversion of a RAR file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the RAR extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of RAR file conversion to a different format.
File Conversions from RAR extension to a different format :
rar to zip, rar to 7z,
File conversions from other format to RAR file:
exe to rar, zip to rar,
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the RAR file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the RAR file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the RAR file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the RAR file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the RAR file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the RAR file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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