Compress, Encrypt, Package and Backup with only one utility With over 500 million users worldwide, WinRAR is the world’s most popular compression tool. WinRAR supports all popular compression formats (RAR, ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z and 7-Zip).

WinRAR fully compatible with Windows OS (11, 10, 8, 7).

For Linux & Mac WinRAR only available in Command Line Version.

WinRAR Features

List of WinRAR features.


WinRAR products are considered the best and fastest compression tools on the market. RAR or Zip your files, to protect, organize and share them safely and securely.


Advanced backup options, time-stamped files and previous file version retention.


Military-grade AES 256-bit encryption technology that password protects archives including all metadata.

Drag and Drop

Fully supported drag-and-drop functionality.

.RAR Files

WinRAR is the only software that can creater RAR Archives and offers a number of advanced features such as multivolume archives, tight compression and a recovery record.

Language Translation

WinRAR products are available in over 40 languages.

Password Manager

Integrated password manager assists in keeping track of difficult and hard to remember passwords for password protected archives.

Multivolume Archives

Complete support for multivolume archives and the creation of self-extracting (SFX) archives.

Virus Scan

Built-in virus scanner prevents corrupted archives from being unpacked.

Perpetual License

Perpetual license model, valid for a lifetime. No subscription.


Supports Unicode file names.

Recovery Record

WinRAR products are designed to recover damaged files.


Admin controls allow complete control over passwords, prevents accidental modification of archives and protects data.

Split Archives

Split archives into smaller, more manageable files.

Product Interface Screenshot

Product usage screenshot on Windows OS