Posts Tagged ‘RAR5’

How to Identify and Open RAR5 Archives

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

You don’t run across RAR archives as often as more popular compression formats, but when you do, it’s nice to know how to open them …

Winrar introduced a new version of the popular RAR format back in April 2013 and integrated it into the final version of Winrar 5.0 when it was released in September of the same year. The RAR5 format offers better compression under certain conditions, but not all of the time. It furthermore introduces better update and open performance for archives and NTFS file security.