WinRAR is very light weight and easy to use and navigate software when it comes to file compressing and decompressing. It is just about 1200 KB in size and also doesn’t account for big memory share. You can also search for files in the archives using WinRAR. So it certainly has edge over other file compressing/decompressing software. The most important thing that users look for in the software is its efficiency. And till today not other file compressing software is as efficient as WinRAR. It has self extracting archive, can embedded comments in files, repair damaged files also.
WinRAR also gives you very simple GUI. You can roll over mouse over the icons or simply view as a tree if you want. It also gives you several themes to choose from. Certainly users of WinZIP are shifting towards WinRAR because of the cutting-edge features that it provides. And wait; there is one more special feature of WinRAR- virus scanning (provided by winZIP too). WinRAR is 100% Vista compatible and is also very handy for compressing/uncompressing files for Vista. WinZIP does not provide any Unicode support so this may also be one of the reasons for people switching to WinRAR. Some of the formats supported by WinRAR are RAR, ZIP, ISO, ACE, JAR, and BZ2. But it can open many other formats also.
WinRAR free download is given below. To download WinRAR free, just click on the link. Clicking the link will beging your WinRAR free download. The current version is 3.71 and is just 1.5 MB in size. So download WinRAR now.
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