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How to Compress and Uncompress Files with WinRAR

As known to all, most of us have ever used compression tools to manage our files that are not frequently used but perhaps will be used in the future. Meanwhile, the other purpose to use compressed files is that convenient for transformation under some circumstances. Now the most popular compression software is no doubt to be WinRAR. The following description will mainly introduce what is WinRAR and how to use WinRAR to compress files and uncompress files.

Part One: Introduction of WinRAR

winrar-pass-removerWinRAR is a powerful tool to compress your files and archives, its special multimedia compression algorithm and fastening type compression methods can increase the rate of compression specifically. The version of WinRAR 2.50 is able to to completely compatible the format of RAR and ZIP and its usability had been improved. The greatest strength of WinRAR is that it has great compression rate and fast speed. To speak of, when you set the fastest compression way with WinRAR, the package will be smaller than ZIP, while the speed is parity with PKZIP and it also supports the format of non rar.

Part Two: How to compress files with WinRAR

How to use WinRAR to compress your files? There are three steps as below:

Step 1: Download WinRAR

You can download it from because you can get the latest version of WinRAR there.

Step 2: Install WinRAR

To install WinRAR is quite easy; just click yes as the instruction shows and then it is okay. And in order to be fully effective, when you set the file association window of WinRAR, you had better click “Select all” because it is beneficial for WinRAR to identify the files’s type. You can also check the “Put WinRAR to Desktop”, “Put WinRAR to Start Menu”, “Creat WinRAR program group” and create shortcuts.


Step 3: Compress Files

When we would like to compress a file in a folder, we don’t have to open the main application window of WinRAR, just select the target file or folder icon and click the right mouse button, and click the “Add to Archive” order in the popup menu and then another window will popup. Then you can type the name of your file, otherwise its default name will be “?.rar”. You can set the save path in the “Advanced” option and the others just use the default setting. After clicking “Yes”, the screen will show the progress bar. By the way, if you need to compress more than a file, you can select all the files and at the same time click “Ctrl” and then do as the above description displays.

PS: If you want to create the same name of your compress files, the method is quite simple. Just click the right mouse button when you select the target file and then select “Add to ***.rar” (“***” stands for your file name here.) This will be faster than typing your name when you open the application.


Part Three: How to uncompress files with WinRAR

For the RAR compressed files that is compressed by WinRAR, you can only double click it and then easily access the software. It seems to the same as opening a folder. At this time, the buttons will be more than select the common file, they are Add, Extract, Test, View, Delete, Find, Wizard, Info and Repair. It is quite easy that you only need to select the file and click the button to accomplish the function.

WinRAR also provide easier uncompressing way: Use your mouse and right-click the compressed file, in the popup menu contains two WinRAR orders, “Extract files” stand for extending rar file to the current path and “Extract to ***\” means you can create a compress files with the same name and then extend rar file to the current path. But either of them is very convenient.


Part Four: How to create self-extracting files

Sometimes we need to create self–extracting files and then we are able to invoke it any time, instead of compression software. In fact, to create such file is simple as well, just in the “General” page to set up the attribute of the compressing files and then check “Create SFX archive” and then you will find that the “.rar” becomes “.exe”.

Part Five: How to recover WinRAR files password

All the above four parts requires you to open the WinRAR files, but what if you can’t open it because the archive is password protected? Then you have to use a RAR password unlocker to recover it and then edit your WinRAR file. To speak of, SmartKey RAR Password Recovery is one of such tools. You can Google search it for more detail information or read this article in this blog:RAR Password Recovery – How to Recover RAR Password.

Summary: Useful information to compress and uncompress WinRAR files

I believe WinRAR will be the most popular compress format in the future. Then to master how to compress and uncompress WinRAR files must be a necessary-to-learn issue. In this article you are able to get some useful tips about what WinRAR is, how to compress WinRAR in three steps and how to uncompress files with WinRAR in five parts. You can also learn from how to how to create self-extracting files and how to recover WinRAR files password. I hope it helpful.

How to Recover RAR Password with RAR Password Cracker Successfully

In this rapid developed Internet era, there are billions of Internet users and someone even statistics that the Internet users are much more than the toilet users. That is awesome but we can draw a conclusion that the Internet has been one of our lives and even we are bound together inextricably. What do you use your computer for, for watching a movie, for learning some knowledge, or for reading some news? If the answer is none of them, can I guess that you are for downloading some files? Such is the case, sometimes we have to download some files from the Internet and most of them are archives. What’s more, such archives are usually password protected with a .rar format. Then how did you open it when you can’t get the correct password? That is what I want to talk about here.

You must be so excited about getting a valuable document from the Internet; perhaps it is very difficult for you to get it, perhaps you download it from a professional forum and it cost you more than ten forum points, perhaps you have tried to contact with the owner of the encrypted RAR archive but you couldn’t because the he or she is offline and you want to sent a email to him or her but there is even no email address you can find. So you consult as to what should be done next. What to do next? Certainly you have to decrypt it by yourself.


If you have the idea on how to remove or recover RAR password, then you are lucky enough and you can just do it with your way. If you don’t know how to decrypt a password protected RAR file, then you have to search online or read some materials about it. It will take you a little time but I think it is worthy. Or you can just take it seriously to refer my method about how to find out the unknown RAR password here.

In my way, I use a RAR password recovery software to decrypt an encrypted RAR file because really there is no other way I can find to unlock it. The name of this software is SmartKey RAR Password Recovery 5.0 and as far as I am concerned it is an excellent and professional RAR password cracker to cracker RAR password. It is easy, quick and reliable. At first I am worried about whether it will steal data from my computer or install unknown plug-ins when I use it, but after the experience I am sure it is safe and won’t harm my computer at all. Now let’s see how to use this RAR or WinRAR password cracker together.

How to recover RAR password with the SmartKey RAR Password Recovery correctly is quite a good and simple question. I think the essential is to follow the instructions step by step, just the same as the auto focus camera.

Step 1: As with other software, you have to download it from a website and then install it successfully. For this tool you can download from its official website or other download sites.

Step 2: Open this application and then you can click the Open button to import your encrypted RAR file. After that you can choose one of the password attack types to recover your RRA password. If have no clues about the password, you can select the Brute-force attack directly.

Step 3: Click Start button and then your password will be found in a textbox by this RAR password unlocker within minutes. Then you are able to using this password to open the encrypted RAR archive without any obstacles. The same method is appropriate to the WinRAR files.

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