WinRAR 5.50 released with new features & bugfix

WinRAR 5.50 recently released, is an archiving utility manager that enables you to backup your data files and reduce the file size, decompress RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. Also it offers you the ability to create self extracting and multi volume archives. With recovery record and recovery volumes, you can reconstruct even physically damaged archives. Before you download winrar, let’s take a quick look at its features and what the latest release brings.

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Winrar Features

  • Its a powerful compression tool that comes with many integrated additional functions
  • With winrar, it enables you to create smaller archives
  • Its often faster than it’s competitors, hence saving you lots of disk space, transmission costs and valuable working time as well
  • Supports all popular compression formats (RAR, ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, ACE, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z and 7-Zip)
  • The ideal tool for multimedia files. It automatically recognizes and selects the best compression method. The special compression algorithm compresses multimedia files, executables and object libraries particularly well.
  • Allows you to split archives into separate volumes easily, making it possible to save them on several disks for example
  • With its 256 bit password encryption and authenticated signature technology, its the ideal tool for sending data through the web for security
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WinRAR 5.50 Changelog

  • You can use “Set master password” button in “Organize passwords” dialog to encrypt saved password records and protect them from unauthorized access
  • WinRAR and command line RAR use RAR 5.0 archive format by default
  • There is now prompt proposing to set the master password displayed when storing a password in compression profile
  • Added an extraction support for .LZ archives created by Lzip compressor
  • New “Store modification time” option on “Time” page of archiving dialog can be used to prohibit storing the file modification time in RAR 5.x archives
  • New “Copy full names to clipboard” command in “File” menu places full names of selected files to clipboard
  • If a wrong password is entered when unpacking an encrypted file in RAR5 archive, WinRAR proposes to enter a valid password for same file again instead of aborting extraction
  • [see full release notes]

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