The rar5 file extension is related to the WinRAR compression utility and it is used to identify WinRAR 5 compressed archives.

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Software that works with rar5 file extension

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RAR5 file extension - WinRAR 5 compressed archive file

What is rar5 file? How to open rar5 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The rar5 file extension is associated with the WinRAR a compression tool for Microsoft Windows operating system. In the current version number 5 was introduced a new compression algorithm RAR5.

RAR5 features:

  • 1GB dictionary (only in 64bit version)
  • better multicore support
  • removes multimedia, text and itanium binaries special compression algorithms

This compression format cannot be managed by older versions of WinRAR.

The default software associated to rar5 file type:

WinRAR icon

win.rar GmbH logoWinRAR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
win.rar GmbH

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.

Help how to open RAR5 files:

Use WinRAR to open *.rar5 compressed archives.

How to convert file with extension RAR5:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert archives and compressed files

Find conversions from rar5 file:

rar5 to rar

List of software applications associated to the .rar5 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open rar5 file, edit rar5 file, convert rar5 file, view rar5 file, play rar5 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting rar5 files.

  • Open rar5 file
  • Edit rar5 file
  • Create rar5 file
  • Extract rar5 file

Software that open rar5 file - WinRAR 5 compressed archive file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open rar5 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with rar5 file by default:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
Other suggested software:
7-zip small icon 7-zip

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