File Extension rar

April 19, 2009

in file extensions

Extension: rar

What is it? WinRAR Compressed Archive File

Where’s it from? WinRAR, a popular Windows file compression and archiving program.

How do I use it? WinRAR is explained at the RARLAB Web site.

Can I safely delete or move it? Yes.

Can it be dangerous? Yes. Use antivirus software on any archive file before opening it.

–David Hakala