You can simply repack and thus convert ZIP archive to RAR should you need it. Plenty of file archivers nowadays support all kinds of compression formats so it should not be hard to find one that supports zip to rar conversion.
Convert WinZIP Compressed ZIP archive to WinRAR RAR compressed archive.
We have found 9 software records in our database eligible for .zip to .rar file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert zip to rar on Windows
A file compression and archive utility. Along with WinZip and 7-Zip is one of the most common compression programs for Windows. Its native format is as the name implies RAR and uses rar file extension.
WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.
WinRAR is also able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface.
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The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned zip to rar. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A free file archiver developed by Igor Pavlov featuring higher compression ratios with LZMA and LZMA2 compression.
It is mainly available for Windows platform (for Mac and Linux are available command line tools) and is the primary program to handle 7z archives. However, also supports various compression file formats.
Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z
ALZip is compression utility that supports about 40 archive file formats. ALzip can open ALZ, ACE, EGG, RAR, ZIP etc.. Also can open disk images, such as ISO and BIN, LCD. ALZip is able to recovery passwords in protected ZIP archives.
FilZip will compress and decompress ACE, ARC, ARJ, BH, XXE, ZOO, ZIP, and others. FilZip includes a simple six-option context menu interface to unarchive files. Easily selected options include extracting in place, to a new directory, e-mailing or testing it. FilZip includes the many archive options expected in current tools.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert zip to rar on OS X
sArchiver is compression utility that supports variety of compression formats. sArchive can create and extract RAR, ZIP, 7z, ARJ, LHA, Gzip, BZip2 and TAR archives. Also can convert between them.
A Mac version of a free compression utility that can extract popular archive formats such as RAR, 7Z, ZIP, as well as the native formats of ALZip - ALZ and EGG.
Ez7z for Mac OS X is compression utility that is able to expand 7z, bzip2, gz, rar, tar and zip archives. Ez7z also supports shrink data into 7z, zip, gz, tar and bzip2 archive formats.
iPack is a full-featured compressed archives manager that allows users to compress 7z, zip, jar, and rar archives and decompress 7z, zip, jar, rar, cab, deb, iso, arj, gz and bz2 archives.
Google Android software - convert zip to rar on Android
RAR for Android is quick compression program, archiver, assistant, extractor, manager and even a basic file explorer.
It is able to create RAR and ZIP and unpack RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO, ARJ archives. List of functions include repair command for damaged ZIP and RAR files.