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Winrar is what?

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by itwerk, Mar 17, 2010.

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    Would someone be so kind as to explain to me what winrar is? I've seen "extract file using winrar or similar program" a couple times. Is this a program on my phone or on the computer? I have astro if that is a similar program. Thank you very much!
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    its a program used to extract winrar files..

    similar to winzip

    It's for your pc
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    a file compresser/decompresser

    similar to winzip....:icon_ banana:
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    WinRar is just a Windows program that handles rar compressed files. Same thing as WinZip, which handles zip files. It's just a different compression algorithm.

    Not sure if ASTRO can handle archives...

    And in my opinion, the single best compressed file manager out there is 7-Zip, which handles everything I've ever been able to throw at it.
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    Is there a way for these programs to be used on a mac? I do not have a pc
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    I think Ez7z is the Mac version of 7Zip
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    Ok thanks a lot!
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    7zip > winrar
    winrar > winzip

    -=Jason=-
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    winrar kicks butt.... works on everything