What are some good free programs to open RAR files with?

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    I heard WinRAR is good. How is that program?
     
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    WR is great.

    But I use 7zip. It uncompresses rars.

    I like 7zip.
     
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    And WinRar is not free:(
     
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    It has a lot of advocates, however it is no longer free.
    I cannot see the justification, unless you are HEAVY into this type of application.
    7_zip. Period.
    What they say:
    # Supported formats:
    * Packing / unpacking: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
    * Unpacking only: RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS
    # For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
    http://www.7-zip.org/
     
  5. cheater87

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    Thanks 7zip is great. :D
     
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    No, thank YOU.
    (Your query prompted me to visit their website and find that there is a new release!)
     
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    ExtractNow is great if you just want to unpack .rar, .zip, etc., as it doesn't compress. (freeware)
     
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    http://www.iceows.com/HomePageUS.html

    And more

    Other languages
    http://www.iceows.com/

    Useful tool

    and 7zip too.
     
  10. lodore

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    I use winrar.
    i got version 3.51 free from a link at wilders.
    I tryed signing up for the securezip free offer got the email.
    I clicked on the download link but it doesnt work.
    lodore
     
  11. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,

    We're talking Windoze, right?
    IZArc is nice too.

    Mrk
     
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    Hello!

    I think Izarc is a good one. I have used it alot and it has allways worked well!
     
  13. rdsu

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    WinRAR is the best, on my opinion...

    7-Zip is a great option for a free choise...
     
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