xRar

Simple, free RAR decompressor

xRar can open and decompress archives in RAR, ZIP, 7Z, ACE, ISO, IMG, GZIP, GZ, TAR, TGZ, and CAB format. It can also create new files compressed in ZIP format, as well as password-protected and self-extracting archives. View full description

PROS

  • Decompress RAR archives
  • Supports reading in many formats
  • It integrates with the context menu
  • Supports the use of passwords

CONS

  • Few options
  • Minimal interface

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xRar can open and decompress archives in RAR, ZIP, 7Z, ACE, ISO, IMG, GZIP, GZ, TAR, TGZ, and CAB format. It can also create new files compressed in ZIP format, as well as password-protected and self-extracting archives.

xRar is limited to the essentials and doesn't offer many options, but this also makes it very easy to use.

Integrating well with the context menu, the interface shows the compression level of the archive. Ultimately, xRar is a useful tool for those looking to find a simple and free alternative to WinRAR.