[Contest] WinRAR 5

Winrar is one of the most popular programs on the software market which allows you to compress data significantly and greatly reduce its size thanks to using the most advanced compression technologies and algorithms. In addition, the program offers a huge amount of integrated functions. With the help of WinRar you can not only compress and decompress data but also perform a lot of other operations. The program allows you, for example, to split archive into several smaller parts, set a password to the archive, create a self-extracting archive, and a lot of others.

The program is very intuitive and extremely easy to use. Its interface is very convenient and handy. You can use the program by using its user interface or the right click of the mouse because it integrates itself into the Windows explorer. With the help of this explorer, you can compress and decompress files, send files via emails, and so on.

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The Main Features of the Program- Winrar currently supports all well-known and popular compression and decompression formats, for example, RAR, RAR 5, ZIP, 7-ZIP, ACE, ARJ, BZ2, CAB, GZIP, JAR, LZH, TAR, UUE, XZ and Z. The first three formats are specially designed for compressing data and the rest for decompressing it.

Compression and Decompression- Winrar offers three different formats to compress files- RAR, RAR5 and ZIP. You can select any of them and use any of compression methods offered by the program, for example, normal, good, best, and so on.

It is a very easy task to add files to archive. All you need to do is to choose files for compressing and select the desired compression method. Unexperienced users can take full advantage of a special Wizard which will help them to archive files quickly and reliably.

Before compressing files, you can apply a lot of different options, for example, you have the possibility to select the desired compression method and dictionary size, split a very large archive into several smaller parts by using special predefined parameters (for example, 5 MB, 700 MB, 4,481 MB, and so on), set a password to your archive by using the most advanced encryption algorithms (for example, AES-128, AES-256, and so on), specify the update mode settings (for example, you can add new files to the archive and replace old ones, synchronize archive content, and so on) and archiving options (for example, you can create a self-extracting or solid archive, test archived files or lock archive, and so on). Shortly saying, Winrar offers everything (and I can say without any exaggeration, more than everything) for convenient and reliable working with archives.

WinRar supports a lot of different formats for decompressing files so you will be able any compressed files easily using the program.

Additional Tools- WinRar also offers a lot of useful tools, for example, Virus Scan (with the help of this tool you can scan archived files before opening them. All you need to do is to specify the path to your installed antivirus application and define some scanner parameters. That is all.

The program will scan archives for viruses and disinfect them before they harm your computer); Convert Archives (if you want to convert your archives from one compression format to another, you can take full advantage of this tool. With the help of it, you will be able to convert, for example, RAR archive to ZIP one, and so on. Additionally, you can also specify the desired compression and conversion methods); Repair Archive (with the help of this module you have the possibility to repair damaged RAR and ZIP archives. WinRar will try to fix damaged area in the archive. Of course, the chance of repairing archive is not very high but it is recommended to use this tool and try to recover the archive); Convert Archive to SFX (i.e. you can convert standard archives to self-extracting ones); Find Files (this tool allows you to find any files on your computer quickly. All you need to do is to specify what to find and where to find and WinRar will find all needed files fast); Test Archived Files 9this tool allows you to test archives after creation for integrity. All you need is to select the archive to test and click on the “Test” button on the toolbar. WinRar will display all found errors in the diagnostic message if they are found); Repair Archive (with the help of this module you have the possibility to repair damaged RAR and ZIP archives. WinRar will try to fix damaged area in the archive.

Of course, the chance of repairing archive is not very high but it is recommended to use this tool and try to recover the archive), Protect Archive from Damage (this tool allows you to add a recovery record to the archive which will help you to repair it if it is damaged).

In conclusion, it should be said that WinrRar was, is, and, I think that it will be the best archiver on the software market. And there are a lot reasons why it is so popular. Firstly, it is very compact and versatile and it offers a wide range of compression settings parameters; secondly, it has got the best and the most efficient compression algorithms; thirdly, it contains a lot of additional useful tools, and so on.


Join our giveaway below:

We have 5 perpetual licenses of WinRAR 5.3x for you to get, the licenses are all valid lifetime but don’t include major updates and upgrades.

The Contest is open worldwide, 18+, ends June 19, 2016

Winners selection will be totally random and unbiased via random.org

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  1. David says:


    Hope that’s the share link you want- I’ve posted the competition but I’m not so familiar with facebook.

  2. hackisack says:

    my last comment didn’t show up, so I’m not sure if it worked!

  3. Overlocker says:

    Very nice giveaway!. Thank You for the chance to win a license.
    My share:

  4. yrralrellim says:

    Great contest for excellent software. Thank you!


  5. Piotr says:

    thanks for the giveaway
    WinRAR is a very good soft.


  6. scolli23 says:

    Thank you for the awesome giveaway. This is important to have since the 7-zip Corruption, Code Execution Vulnerabilities .

    My tweet_ https://twitter.com/salb4/status/739208082371268608

  7. nallaikkumaran says:

    Thanks a lot for this awesome giveaway.
    Count me in pls.


  8. Nic says:

    TipRadar, thanks for the chance to win WinRAR, because WinRAR is the best compression utility out there. https://twitter.com/npitzen/status/739300241782931456

  9. hakah says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    WinRar is the best compression and decompression tool which offers a wide range of compression settings and contains a lot of other additional useful tools as well.

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  10. Packetron says:

    Thanks for the chance to win WinRAR, very useful software.
    Here’s my tweet:

  11. James Semaj says:


    Please count me in the giveaway! I like the features and fast speed of WinRar!

  12. Zoltan Gal says:

    Thanks for this great giveaway. Please count me in.

  13. ultronx says:


    Its a long time since there was a Winrar Giveaway.
    Thank you for the chance,hope to win one this time.
    Winrar is a great archiever and encryptor. One of the best. Every collectors dream.

  14. Olenz says:

    Thank you very much for the giveaway

    Sorry for double post, I have problems with facebook

  15. Char says:

    Woo, I love you guys! Best software out there: https://twitter.com/iceyninja/status/740561408333484032

    thanks ctrtbs

  16. JamesS says:

    WinRar is my favorite program because it has many useful features and works really fast.


  17. tabbas7 says:

    Thanks a lot or the giveaway. Very good program


  18. Natalie Gillham says:

    All done, thanks for the chance to win, here the link to my twitter share https://twitter.com/nataliegillham/status/743963389072932864?lang=en-gb

  19. Tosha H says:

    Here’s my share: https://www.facebook.com/tosha.hector/posts/864777273634064?pnref=story

    Nice giveaway, definitely something worth winning!

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