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You already have how to compress and unzip files with RAR app. RAR has become the most widespread format when looking for a stronger compression than that offered by ZIP and with possibilities to be able to split and encrypt the files. In fact, for many it is as essential a component as the web browser, to name an example.


In addition to being able to work with compressed files, RAR will allow you to create RAR or ZIP files in a simple way from the interface of the terminal. It's simple, youonly have to select the files that you want to compress, enter a new name for the file, and set a password if you want. The file will be stored in the memory of your terminal and you can easily share it.

Main characteristics

The RAR format features some interesting features such as the recovery log, which allows physical recovery of corrupted data, and the blocking of important files that prevents their modification by mistake.

It should be noted that, the RAR format allows you to handle files of virtually unlimited size, for example, up to 8,589,934,591 GB. It is a fact that, RAR can create RAR and ZIP files and decompress RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO and ARJ files. It is extensive the list functions, this includes repair of corrupted ZIP and RAR files, RARLAB WinRAR-compatible speed tests, recovery log, usual volumes and also recovery, encryption, solid files, utilization of multiple CPU cores to compress data.

Similarly, to standard ZIP files, the decompression feature supports ZIP and ZIPX with BZIP2, LZMA, PPMD and XZ compression. The unzip feature is available for all versions of RAR files including the latest RAR5. You can also unzip ISO files in UDF and ISO9660 format.

Final review

The RAR has a higher compression rate than others, and also has better data redundancy. From there, this format allows what is known as solid understanding that allows compressing several files together, so that the same dictionary is applied to all information, so the compression level is higher.

With RAR you will be able to compress files in RAR and ZIP format and open compressed files in the formats RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO and ARJ.

RAR is the app for Android of the creators of RAR and its version for Windows WinRAR, very popular at the time. RAR for Android is exactly what you would expect from an application with that name: a version for Android operating systems of the classic program to compress and decompress files that so many people use on Windows.

How to download

So, don't wait any longerto download RAR, only an Android 4.0 or higher operating system is required and you have it available in more than 25 languages. Browse  the Google Play Store,  search for  RAR app and have clip on.

RAR app,  is an excellent compressed file management tool, which brings the features of the great WinRAR for Windows to the screens of Android devices. Without a doubt, one of the best alternatives to work with compressed files on Android.

It should be mentioned that, probably when installing the latest version of an app on previous devices, there are some drawbacks., that is, that they do not work properly, due to the incompatibility of the computer's system.  In this sense, it is suggested to download a less up-to-date version, for this it is required to explore in the uptodown history of all available versions. Any version of RAR for Android that are distributed on Uptodown will be virus free and can be downloaded at no cost.

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  1. Enter the settings menu and look for the applications section.
  2. Select the "Manage apps" option.
  3. Choose the app and locate the option to uninstall at the end.


  1. Go to the home screen of your device.
  2. Long press on the app until it starts to vibrate and other options appeared.
  3. Press the "X" to remove the app.


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