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.rar Extension - List of programs that can open .rar files

In the following table, you can find a list of programs that can open files with .rar extension.This list is created by collecting extension information reported by users through the 'send report' option of FileTypesMan utility.
The product name, description, and company name are taken from the version information of the .exe file.The 'Actions' list is taken from the context menu items added to Explorer by the specified program.The 'Popularity' column displays one of the following 4 values: Low, Medium, High, and Very High, which is determined according to the number of users that sent the specified record.

EXE NameProduct NameDescriptionCompanyActionsPopularity
7z.exe7-Zip7-Zip ConsoleIgor PavlovopenLow
7zFM.exe7-Zip7-Zip File ManagerIgor PavlovopenVery High
7zG.exe7-Zip7-Zip GUIIgor PavlovopenLow
ACDSee5.exeACDSeeACDSeeACD Systems, Ltd.Open with ACDSeeLow
ALZip.exeALZipALZipESTsoftOpenLow
extractnow.exeExtractNowExtractNowNathan MoinvaziriOpenLow
Filzip.exeFilzipFilzipPhilipp EngelopenLow
ImgBurn.exeImgBurnImgBurn - The Ultimate Image Burner!LIGHTNING UK!Burn using ImgBurnLow
inventoria.exe Inventoria Stock ManagerNCH SoftwareExtract with Express ZipLow
IZArc.exeIZArcIZArc Archiver OpenLow
OIS.EXEMicrosoft Office 2010Microsoft Office 2010Microsoft CorporationEdit, Open, PreviewLow
PDExplo.exePowerDeskPowerDesk ProAvanquest Software USA, Inc.openLow
PEAZIP.EXEPeaZipPeaZip, file and archive managerGiorgio TaniopenLow
Pkzipw.exePKZIP for WindowsPKZIP for WindowsPKWARE, Inc.Edit, Extract To..., TestLow
POWERARC.EXEPowerArchiver 2010PowerArchiver 2010ConeXware, Inc.OpenLow
POWERARC.EXEPowerArchiver 2012PowerArchiver 2012ConeXware, Inc.OpenLow
RarZilla.exe   open, RarZilla!Low
StuffIt11.exeStuffIt11 ApplicationStuffIt11 ApplicationSmith Micro Software, Inc.Open with StuffIt 11Low
TUGZip.exeTUGZipTUGZip archiver OpenLow
TURBOZIP.EXETurboZIPTurboZIPFileStream, Inc.openLow
uniextract.exe Universal Extractor UniExtract Files..., UniExtract Here, UniExtract to SubdirVery High
UniExtract.exeUniversal Extractor v1.7.4.78 build 1757Universal Extractor v1.7.4.78 (7z SFX archive)Company 'gora-sah'Extract with UniExtractLow
wavepad.exeWavePadWavePad Sound EditorNCH SoftwareExtract with Express ZipLow
WinArchiver.exeWinArchiverWinArchiverPower Software LtdopenLow
WinRAR.exe WinRAR archiverAlexander RoshalopenMedium
WinRAR.exeWinRARWinRAR archiverAlexander RoshalopenVery High
WINZIP32.EXEWinZipWinZipWinZip Computing, S.L.Open with WinZip, printLow
WinZipper.exeWinZipperWinZipper applicationTaiwan Shui Mu Chih Ching Technology Limited.openLow

In the following table, you can find a list of file types information that is associated with .rar extension.

Type NameDescriptionPerceived TypeContentTypeDLL/EXE FileDLL/EXE DetailsPopularity
7-Zip.rarrar Archive  7z.dll7z Standalone Plugin, Igor PavlovVery High
7-Zip.rar     Low
ACDSee.rarACDSee RAR Archive  AX_RAR.aplAX_RAR, ACD SystemsLow
ALZip.rarALZip rar Ficheiro  ALZipIcon.dll Low
ExtractNowExtractNow File    Low
FilzipFilzip file    Low
IZArcRARIZArc RAR Archive    Low
PARARWinRAR archive  WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
PARARPowerArchiver RAR File    Low
PowerDesk.ArchivePowerDesk.Archive application/rarPDExplo.exePowerDesk Pro, Avanquest Software USA, Inc.Low
RARRAR Archivecompressedapplication/x-rar-compressedrar.ico Low
rarfilerar compressed file  RarZilla.exe Low
rarfile     Low
rar_auto_filerar zip filecompressed 7zFM.exe7-Zip File Manager, Igor PavlovLow
rar_auto_file     Medium
StuffIt11.Archive.Open.RarRAR StuffIt Archive application/stuffitResources_English.dllStuffIt Resources Dynamic Link Library, Smith Micro Software, Inc.Low
TurboZIPTurboZIP File  turbozip.exeTurboZIP, FileStream, Inc.Low
TzRARTUGZip RAR archive  TzRes.dll Low
UniExtractUniversal Extractor Archive    Medium
WinArchiver.RARWinArchiver RAR File  WinArchiver.exeWinArchiver, Power Software LtdLow
WinRARArchivo WinRAR  WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARArchive WinRAR  WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARArchivio WinRAR  WinRAR.exeGestione archivi WinRAR, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARWinRAR-Archiv  WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalMedium
WinRARArquivo do WinRAR  WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
WinRARWinRAR archive  WinRAR.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalVery High
WinRARArchiwum WinRARa  WinRAR.exeArchiwizer WinRAR, Alexander RoshalLow
WinZip     Low
WinZipWinZip File  WINZIP32.EXEWinZip, WinZip Computing, S.L.Low
WinZipArchivo WinRAR  winrar.exeWinRAR archiver, Alexander RoshalLow
WinZipper.rarWinZipper  WinZipper.exeWinZipper application, Taiwan Shui Mu Chih Ching Technology Limited.Low

Registry keys related to this extension

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rar
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\7-Zip.rar
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ACDSee.rar
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ALZip.rar
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ExtractNow
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Filzip
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IZArcRAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PARAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDesk.Archive
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rarfile
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rar_auto_file
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt11.Archive.Open.Rar
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TurboZIP
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TzRAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UniExtract
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinArchiver.RAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinRAR
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinZip
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinZipper.rar

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