WinRAR 4.0 Final Released

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WinRAR 4.0 final version has been released today, after going through 7 Beta versions.

WinRAR 4.0 Final

Highlight of updates in WinRAR 4:

  • Decompression is almost 30% faster than previous versions.
  • OperationĀ progressĀ is shown in WinRAR icon on Windows 7 taskbar.
  • Improved Unicode support, allowing smooth process of non-English file names.
  • Improved support for ISO format
  • Improved encryption
  • If TAR, TAR.GZ or TAR.BZ2 archive contains symbolic or hard links and if destination file system is NTFS, WinRAR creates these links on unpacking of such archive.
  • Stopped support for Windows 98, Windows Me and Windows NT.

WinRAR is a paid application and comes with a 40-day trial period, after which you can buy the application or continue using it for free, but with a startup nag.

WinRAR 4 is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Download: WinRAR