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Type of Program: Compression Utility
Supported Platforms: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000
Company Name: Softronic Oy
Version: 2.71
Price: $35 U.S.
Installed Size: 1.5 MB


WinRAR is an archiver and archive manager. A RAR file can usually compress its content 8-15% more than a zip or arj file.

Compression files aren't my strong suite, but I do store a lot of data. Since I don't yet have a CDRW, all my files, however large they are, must be compressed to fit floppies. I downloaded, installed, and ran WinRAR. It's user interface is attractive, clean, and very easy to understand. WinRAR allows you to break down files into segments which will span 1.44 MB disks. It also includes damaged archive repair which I thankfully didn't have to try! If you like, you can also password protect your archives to save them from your roomies!

I was favorably impressed with WinRAR. Download the trial version and see what you think!

User Friendly
Ease of Installation
Reviewed by Angelene

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