How to Decompress RAR Files
In daily work, we often see or receive the file or archives in .rar, as the RAR files are easily transmitted compared with the folders, you can use RAR software to divide the large size video or folder into small RAR files. Then before read or extract content from rar files, you have to learn about how to decompress the RAR files.
To decompress the RAR files, we should have a good software. based on the utility, compressing/decompressing speed, if contain any undesirable plug-in or adware and the cost, we would like to introduce some good softwares as below:
WinRAR is the first choice as it is a powerful management tool for compressing and decompressing folders and files, it's pre-installed in some version of Windows. It can backup your data, reduce the size of attachment to your email. It not only decompress the RAR, ZIP and other format of compressed files, but also create the compressed archive in .rar or .zip. You can take the trial version for free. Click here to download the free version of Winrar.
2. HaoZip archiver
Haozip develops for Win10、Win8、Win7、Vista、WinX and Win2003, with 40% faster than traditional compression software without damaging the compression ratio and content, it supports decompression 50 formats, including .RAR, .ZIP, .7Z and so forth. The most important thing -- Haozip is forever free. virus free and adware free.
7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. 7-Zip can be used on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don't need to register or pay for 7-Zip.
7-Zip develops not only for Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT, but also you can find a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.
It decompresses only RAR,AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z. While it can compress/decompress 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM. You can download the software here.
Bandizip is a lightweight, fast and free All-In-One Zip Archiver, works on Windows Vista/7/8/10 and MacOC as well. It has a very fast Zip algorithm for compression & extraction with Fast Drag and Drop, High Speed Archiving, and Multi-core compression.
It works for the most popular compression formats, including RAR, Zip, 7z, and so on.