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What is File Extension RAR?

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File Format Type: RAR

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Common File Extension Variations: rar, RAR

Author: Eugene Roshal

Files with the RAR extension identify a compressed file archive utilized by the WinRAR file archiver. RAR files store data that has been compressed to a smaller size for reduced memory usage. RAR files can be opened and unpacked using the WinRAR utility.RAR files are compressed in a lossless compression method, the file can be easily unpacked and have support for file recovery and spanning. RAR files can contain multivolume sequences that are compressed and grouped into smaller files called volumes. The volumes are all placed in the same folder and extracted.

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