WinRAR 6.10 Review and Giveaway

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WinRAR is a powerful windows archiver software that can create compressed files in both RAR and ZIP formats. It can also unpack most known file formats such as RAR, ZIP, ISO, CAB, 7ZIP and many more. 

WinRAR is easier to use when compared to other archivers available on the web. You can do many operations using the right context menu. You can also select the context menu options you need to add.

 The built-in special “Wizard” mode uses a simple question and answer procedure to allow instant access to the basic archiving functions. WinRAR offers you the benefit of archive encryption using AES with a key of 256 bits. This adds to the security of your data and archives

You can use the program in your own language and change the user interface using many themes available. 


The current version is 6.00 final, released on 07/12/2020

System Requirements: 

WinRAR is compatible with all windows versions including windows 10.

For all Android users, the RAR for Android App is available on Google Play.

The command line version of WinRAR is also available for Linux, FreeBSD and MAC OS X.


Free Trial: 

The program offers you 40 days free trial with all features available. After the trial is over, you can continue using the program with a popup window that remind you to purchase a license for the program.  

User Interface

The user interface is very friendly, intuitive and easy to use. There is menu bar with buttons which include all the program features (such as file, command, options, tools…)

You can change the program look using your favorite themes. 

The program can be used in one of two modes 

Archive view: for compressed/archived files 

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File view: for any file /folder on your computer similar to the windows explorer 

The file list view options can be changed using simple right click on the upper toolbar. You will be able to select any options or remove others according to your wish 

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Multilingual support:  

WinRAR is available in more than 50 languages. This will let you enjoy your favorite app in your own language  


Supports all popular compression formats such as RAR, ZIP and non RAR archives including; CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z and 7-Zip.

Using solid archiving; it can raise compression ratio by 10% – 50% over more common methods

Combine files split to multiple parts with .001, .002, … extensions.

Efficient, secure, fast and save disk space

Split archives into separate volumes which is useful in many conditions as large sized files and save on several disks.

Shell Integration.

Support for drag and drop feature and wizard tool

Create self-extracting archives through the built in SFX tool

Available in two forms; graphic interactive interface and command line interface

Recovery record and recovery volumes allow to reconstruct even physically damaged archives

Fast email transmission and send many attached files in small size

Support multimedia files: automatically recognizes and selects the best compression

Uses CRC32 and BLAKE2 checksums to check the integrity of each file in the archive

Backup your data

Supports encryption (256-bit password) to secure your files against unauthorized access

Small size with easy to use with friendly, skinny user interface

Minimal system requirements, Compatible with windows 10 and available in both 32 and 64 versions 

New Features in WinRAR 6.10:     

1. WinRAR can unpack contents of .zst and .zipx archives utilizing
      Zstandard algorithm.

  2. Added support of Windows 11 Explorer context menus.

      Beginning from Windows 11, an application can add only a single top
      level command or submenu to Explorer context menu.

      If “Cascaded context menus” in “Integration settings” dialog is on,
      this single item is a submenu storing all necessary WinRAR commands.

      If this option is off, only one extraction command for archives
      and one archiving command for usual files are available.
      You can select these commands with “Context menu items…” button
      in “Integration settings” dialog.

  3. “Legacy context menus” option in “Settings/Integration” dialog
      can be used in Windows 11 if WinRAR commands are missing in
      “Show more options” Windows legacy context menu or in context menus
      of third party file managers. If WinRAR commands are already present
      here, keep “Legacy context menus” option turned off to prevent
      duplicating them.

      This option is not available in Windows 10 and older.

  4. Windows XP is not supported anymore. Minimum required operating
      system version is Windows Vista.

  5. “Close” item is added to “When done” list on “Advanced” page of
      archiving dialog. It closes WinRAR window, when archiving is done.

  6. “When done” list is added to “Options” page of extraction dialog.
      It allows to select an action like turning a computer off
      or closing WinRAR after completing extraction.


I would like to thank WinRAR team for sponsoring this exclusive giveaway for Promo2day users and visitors

We have 8 lifetime licenses for the giveaway. 

Giveaway end:  February 20, 2022. 

Winners will be selected from valid entries using

These are Perpetual, version limited licenses for the latest version WinRAR 6.0, (include minor updates but work lifetime)


1. Reply about your experience with using WinRAR and what is your current archiving software [Mandatory]

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