Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Some Unique Features of WinRAR

WinRAR is one of the most famous data compression tool for windows and Mac Operating Systems. Users can simultaneously compress many files into a single WinRAR file with the help of this tool. The compressed WinRAR files are very easy to send as attachment in mails because they have much smaller size as compared to the size of files in uncompressed form. This is the main feature of WinRAR which makes it so popular among users for compressing files before sending them.

WinRAR has many features which make the data compression tool unique in the crowd. Some of these features are:

  1. It supports almost all famous compression formats like RAR, ZIP, CAB, ISO, ACE, ARJ 7-Zip etc.

  1. WinRAR has the ability to automatically analyze files and selects best compression technique.

  1. With the help of WinRAR a user can split a large file into many smaller files thus making it easy to send larger files through email.

  1. WinRAR allow users to specify the folder to extract the files or it can also create the folder itself (having same name as that of archive file) to extract the files.

  1. WinRAR also provides the functionality to scan the files (which are prior to extraction) by connecting with external antivirus programs.

WinRAR also provides the facility to protect your data with password along with compressing it. Users feel comfortable with its 128 bit password encryption technique while sending very sensitive and secret data over internet. This feature of WinRAR makes it to be considered as the most suited data compression tool to send file over internet. The 128 bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) of WinRAR excludes the possibility of any unauthorized access to the archive content. Even you will not be able to extract the archive content if you forget its password or enter it wrongly. So you must be very careful if you want to use this feature of WinRAR. You should try to set password which can be recalled by you very easily. Though lots of password recovery software available on the net those are capable enough to recover password from any kind of password encryption.

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