What is an rar file?

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What is an rar file?

Post by SuzanneJack » 09 Oct 2017 22:57

And how do I open it?

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Re: What is an rar file?

Post by vimmers » 10 Oct 2017 03:22

the same as .zip
but made with winrar https://www.rarlab.com
usually can winzip open a rar file but i think it's depending how old the file are
if you don't will pay for winzip or winrar
there are a good tool like 7zip there are totally free
and can open almost every packed file

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Re: What is an rar file?

Post by SuzanneJack » 10 Oct 2017 16:16

Thanks vims!

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Re: What is an rar file?

Post by SuzanneJack » 05 May 2018 22:47

I have download loaded 3 rar converters and all of them say error. wtf? I don't know what I am doing? Just wnat to play Hyperspace in the future. :angry:

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Re: What is an rar file?

Post by Treeble » 06 May 2018 01:20

HyperSquare Season 2 seems to be packed in a new format, unsupported by WinRAR (ironic, I know). The latest version of 7zip should do the trick.

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Re: What is an rar file?

Post by TombTitan » 06 May 2018 14:45

HyperSquare was packed using the latest 2018 version of RAR5 from Winrar. WinRAR is a commercial program that is not free. However two widely used open source programs will open these files, but only if you have their latest 2018 versions after February 2018. 7zip and Peazip. They are available for free as public domain programs directly from their source websites. Use google to find them. Most file download sites still have the 2017 or earlier versions of 7zip and peazip which will not work.

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Re: What is an rar file?

Post by JunoJim » 22 Jul 2018 23:47

Got 7-Zip, but won't open all of first file - do I need all files in folder before opening ??? Downloading them now...

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Re: What is an rar file?

Post by vimmers » 23 Jul 2018 05:02

yes download the files to the same place
so the files can find each other

but it is possible to do it manually

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