WinRAR was one of the best file compression and archiving software for Windows that was not free! RARLAB, the makers of WinRAR have now released a similar tool as an app for Android devices. Unlike WinRAR, RAR for Android is free and can be downloaded from Google Play Store right away. The app is only compatible with devices running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and up.
RAR for Android was first introduced as beta last month. The app was out of beta recently that brings a lot of new features including a new navigation panel with archive history, RAR 4.x compression options, new notifications and support for more languages such as Bulgarian, Dutch, Italian and Simplified Chinese.
RAR was introduced as a beta last month for Android, and now this app is out of beta bring many new features that include navigation panel with archive history, RAR 4.x compression options, new notifications and support for more languages such as Bulgarian, Dutch, Italian and Simplified Chinese making it easier for the users. This RAR app for Android from RAR labs lets you create RAR and ZIP and unpack RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO, ARJ archives. You can also use this app to repair damaged ZIP and RAR files.
Features of RAR for Android
- Set up a password before archiving
- RAR, ZIP and ZIPX with BZIP2, LZMA and PPMd files compression
- Unpack RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO and ARJ archives.
- Unrar support for RAR5, UDF and ISO9660
- WinRAR benchmark to find performance of RAR compression and decompression for your Android device
- Multiple language support for easier use
- Uses multiple CPU cores for quick compression and decompression
- Compatible with Android 4.0 and up
The application has a Holo Dark theme enabled by default and you can switch to Holo Light theme in settings. A Navigation panel opens up when you swipe from left edge of screen or touch RAR icon. The panel offers quick access to useful commands, favorites and archive history. This app is completely free and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. Stay tuned for more information and data.