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RAR file is typically associated with WinRAR archive, WinRAR archive. You can open RAR with following applications:

  • WinRAR
  • WinRAR

Open RAR on Windows OS

  • Locate RAR file in Windows Explorer and right-click on it.
  • Look for the "Open with" menu option in the popup menu. If you open this menu you will see list of the applications which can open RAR file.
  • If there are no programs which can open the RAR file are installed you will see "Open with..." button in the popup menu. Click on it.
  • Dialog will open with Windows OS suggestion about what application can open RAR file.
  • If you do not see the application which correctly matches the file try to search the internet for one of the apps mentioned above or look for technical file description below. Each description have "Application name" in it which can open the RAR file.
  • If "Application name" is missing look for the "Windows Object" and "Executable command" fields because they typically contain application which can open RAR file.

Open .rar File and WinRAR.

File Extension.rar
DescriptionWinRAR archive
Sample File Name[Sample File].rar
Application NameWinRAR
Windows ObjectWinRAR
Executable Command To Open .rar FileC:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe "%1"
Mime Type
Links
  • Open RAR File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

Open .rar File and WinRAR.

File Extension.rar
DescriptionWinRAR archive
Sample File Name[Sample File].rar
Application NameWinRAR
Windows ObjectWinRAR
Executable Command To Open .rar File"C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" "%1"
Mime Type
Links
  • Open RAR File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

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