WinRAR for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • Version: 5.90

Perfect archive and compression tool

WinRAR is a powerful file compression tool developed by RarLab for desktop. It consistently creates smaller archives that are considered to be faster than any of its competitors—which aids you to save your PC’s disk space, transmission costs, as well as your valued working time. It also supports all known compression formats such as RAR, ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z, and 7-Zip. Moreover, it is available in over 50 languages and is fully accepted in all countries that use Unicode. 

Filled with useful compression features

WinRAR’s user interface is designed to be simple and minimal thus, it doesn’t look advanced and extravagant. However, its compression features and functions are beyond exceptional. With its basic interface, you can easily create multiple profiles with different settings. You can split multiple parts with ease based on sizes, such as GB, MB, KB, and B. You also have the option to select from various compression methods, test archived files, and create SFX self-extracting archives, such as .EXE. In addition, WinRAR contains a valuable feature for organizing huge archives, which enables you to change settings in order to shut down the system once the archiving process is completely done.

WinRAR’s 256-bit password encryption and authenticated signature technology are ideal for sending data through the web, as you can ensure that your files are highly protected. It allows you to lock archives and set passwords to prevent unintentional deletions or modifications. It also gives you the power to repair corrupted files. Furthermore, it displays relevant archive properties and details such as size, compression ratio, number of files, and packed size.

WinRAR also offers tons of integrated additional and revamped features and functions which will help you further manage and organize your compressed files better. For instance, the introduction of the RAR5 compression format is a great addition to the program. RAR compression speed for CPUs which contains 16 and more cores has improved evidently. Not only that its utilized threads’ maximum number increased from 32 to 64 and the command line -mt switch accepts values from 1 to 64.

Best compression tool to date

WinRAR is a compression tool that every user must-have. It never fails to set a high standard when it comes to providing professional but easy-to -earn archive and compression tools. Its design should never be your basis when choosing the best compression program because despite WinRAR looking plain and simple, it is still able to perform the best among its competitors.


  • Supports all known compression formats
  • 256-bit password encryption
  • Repair corrupted files
  • Introduction of the RAR5 compression format


  • Advanced features are tricky to use


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