File Extension Library

.RAR5 File Extension

  • Developer by: win.rar GmbH
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What are .RAR5 files and how to open them?

Can't open .RAR5 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .RAR5 file.

What is a .RAR5 file extension?

.RAR5 file extension is created by win.rar GmbH. .RAR5 has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.RAR5 is WinRAR 5 compressed archive

The rar5 file extension is associated with the WinRAR a compression tool for Microsoft Windows operating system. In the current version number 5 was introduced a new compression algorithm RAR5.

RAR5 features:

  • 1GB dictionary (only in 64-bit version)
  • better multicore support
  • removes multimedia, text and itanium binaries special compression algorithms

This compression format cannot be managed by older versions of WinRAR.

How to open:

Use WinRAR to open *.rar5 compressed archives.

How to convert:

You can extract *.rar5 archives and repack RAR format to different archive format simply by extracting the contents of the archive and compressing them after to different format.

How to fix problems with .RAR5 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .RAR5 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .RAR5 file format
  2. You need to check the .RAR5 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)