Questions tagged [rar]

The .rar file extension is used for a certain compressed data format. Use this tag for software that must be able to process .rar files.

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libarchive is broken for RAR on Linux - any similar C library alternatives?

I'm using libarchive to read and scan through a generic set of archives (mostly 7z, RAR and zip). The library interface is quite simple and although supports only linear archive processing, doesn't ...
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Which archive format is streamable and can encrypt the filenames too?

For example Zip is streamable or pipeable (at least the Linux version), but can not encrypt the filenames, only the data. 7zip and Rar are non streamable, eg it is impossible to pipe the compressed ...
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Tool to extract password-protected .rar without the password

I have a .rar file I don't know the password for. What is the fastest software to get the password?
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What's the best Windows archive tool (WinRAR, WinZip, etc)? [closed]

I have some data that has been downloaded with the extension .zip or .gz. I always have had WinRAR software installed on my computer and I was always able to uncompress such files. But last night I ...
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Alternative to UnRAR.dll

I have a RAR file that I password protected 10+ years ago and (you guessed it) can't remember the password now. What I do remember is the possible pieces of that password so I created a dictionary ...
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How can I fix WinRAR Error? [closed]

I have an evaluation copy of Win RAR in my Windows 2003 server. Today I tried to unzip a file which is around 7 GB in size, after completing the unzip I am getting an error "The file currept". I am ...