Majority of Windows users use file archiving tools to extract files downloaded from the web and also to compress files/photos to send via emails, and never use advanced features such as password protection available in file archiving tools. There are plenty of free and paid file archiving tools out there for Windows operating system, including the popular WinRAR, WinZip, and 7-Zip.
WinRAR for Windows 10
WinRAR, the popular file archiving software for Windows, is not fully compatible with Windows 10. Yes, RARLAB has just released the final version of WinRAR 5.40 for Windows 10, Mac, and Linux, and is now available for download.
Probably the biggest change to WinRAR v5 is the new and advanced RAR5 archive format. That is, in addition to Zip, RAR, and file formats, the newest version of WinRAR supports creating RAR5 format which includes Intel IA-32 executable and delta compression algorithms.
It’s important to note that only WinRAR 5.0 and above versions support the newly introduced RAR5 format, and previous versions of WinRAR and also other file archiving tools don’t support RAR5 format at this point of time. So when you use WinRAR 5.0 or later version to create a file archive, make sure that you save the archive in .RAR instead of the default RAR5 to avoid compatibility issues on other PCs.
The updated RAR algorithm in WinRAR comes with 256-bit AES encryption and it now provides higher compression ratio when compared other tools.
WinRAR is available in a total of 25 languages and is compatible all recent versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Want to test drive the new WinRAR? Jump to the download page to the begin downloading the fully functional 40-day trial copy of WinRAR.
Note that separate setup files are available for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 10. Be sure to download the right version.
Download WinRAR for Windows 10
All in all, Visit this page to see the full list of changes in this version of WinRAR. We suggest you go for this advanced software if you are looking for an advanced file archiving software with options to add comments to archives, convert archives from one format to another, and repair damaged archives.