WinRAR The most famous archivers. The known proven fact that he supports the backup format RAR, it explains not probably. In addition, the scheduled program could work with archives ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE 2.0, BZIP, JAR, UUE, GZIP, 7-Zip and bzip2, although it has many very helpful features – encryption, support of continuous (solid) archives, where the compression ratio could be 10 – 50% a lot more than the usual ways of special compression algorithm compresses multimedia files, support of multivolume archives, and many more.
Main top features of WinRAR:
- Full support for RAR and ZIP archives
- Using the initial high-performance data compression algorithm Having a graphical environment that supports drag and drop (drag & drop)
- You may use command line interface
- Managing the archives of other formats (CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, TAR.GZ, BZ2, TAR.BZ2, ACE, UUE, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z)
- Support for the technique of continuous backup for better compression
- Support of multi volume archives
- Creating self-extracting (SFX) conventional and multi volume archives with a typical or optional SFX modules
- The capability to recover physically damaged archives
- The capability to create and usage of recovery volumes, allowing to reconstruct missing elements of multi volume archives.
- Support for Unicode encoding in file names
- Additional functions (data encryption and file names in the archive, add comments archival, management protocol error)
- Using a third-party registration interface by means of individual topics