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Convert rar file to zip

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A Zip file is a compressed archive file which may contain one or more files and folders. Usually it uses DEFLATE  algorithm to compressed files in zip file. It is the most widely used archive format and is supported by lots of archive software and operating systems.

A RAR file is an archive created by WinRAR application. It uses proprietary compression algorithm to compress data in it. RAR file is similar like ZIP file, but generally has higher compression ratio. However, if your software or device doesn't support rar archives, you need convert rar file to zip format. 

To convert rar archive to zip format, please follow the steps,

  • Run PowerISO.

  • Click "Open" button on toolbar.

  • The "Open file" dialog will popup. Select the rar file you want to convert, then click "Open" button.

  • PowerISO will open the rar archive selected, and list all files and folders in the rar file.


  • Click the menu "File --> Save as...". 

  • The "Save As" dialog will popup. Enter the file name for the zip file, and select the file format to zip archives, then click "Save" button.

  • PowerISO will start converting rar file to zip format. It will show the progress information when saving archive. 

  • After the rar file has been converted successfully, PowerISO will automatically open the new created zip file, and list all files and folder in the zip archive.


Related Topics:

Open rar file
Create zip file

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