TechSpot

How do I open ."rar" files

By Dave H
Mar 31, 2007
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. I have down loaded a file exstention .rar I now realise that winzip does not open these files. Please could you advise me on how you open these files.

    Cheers
    dave H
     
  2. Motherearth

    Motherearth TS Rookie

    Open RAR files

    do a search for ALZIP, it is a free program and works a treat, from memory I think it is www.altools.com
    Regards Motherearth
     
  3. Dave H

    Dave H TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 81

    brilliant it worked a treat
     
  4. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 638

    7zip is a free open-source alternative that handles most formats and (most of the time) beats ACE and RAR compression.
     
  5. Dave H

    Dave H TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 81

    Thank-you for this information.

    Dave H
     
    1 person likes this.
  6. Motherearth

    Motherearth TS Rookie

    Rar

    Glad to be of help it is a brilliant Small program, not much space used at all and very versatile
    Regards motherearth
     
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.