RAR File Extension

File Type

WinRAR Compressed Archive


Eugene Roshal


Compressed Files





Information about the RAR file extension

RAR is the extension given to files that are used in 3 operating systems such as: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. Advanced RAR Repair is a very common application as a tool for handling RAR files. This is an application developed by DataNumen, Inc.. The WinZip, 7-Zip, WinRAR, StuffIt Deluxe programs are also compatible with RAR files and can be used to open them.

The structure of such files is typical of Compressed Files. The RAR file extension can also be found in 236 in other file types and may not be supported by Advanced RAR Repair or similar programs. The WinRAR Compressed Archive file format and the Advanced RAR Repair program were developed by Eugene Roshal. This particular WinRAR Compressed Archive file was most likely generated by the Advanced RAR Repair program. RAR detailed description

Tools that you can use to work with RAR files

RAR File Extension

What is a(n) RAR file??

A .rar file is a compressed archive file which was created by the WinRAR compression program. It stands for "WinRAR" and it can be opened with the WinRAR program.

The RAR format allows you to combine one or more files into a single compressed archive. The RAR format is not as popular as other types of archives, such as ZIP or 7-Zip, but it has some advantages that may make it worth considering for your needs.

RAR File Tools

What tools are available?

Here are the most important online tools related to RAR. They will help you use your RAR file in the way you want. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any RAR file.

RAR File Opener

RAR opener is a very popular tool among our users. You will learn a few ways to open your RAR file. If you already open the RAR file, you will have more options to work with the file.

RAR File Viewer

The RAR Viwer tool helps to preview the contents of a file without the need to install dedicated software. Click on the subpage and use the form to select the file. Then our Tool will show you the contents of the file.

RAR File Converter

You can always try to convert the RAR file if you have problems with any operations. After converting the file to a different format, you may have the option of using additional options for working with the RAR file.

RAR File Editor

If you want to edit the content of RAR file, please use RAR editor. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the RAR file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Check out our RAR file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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