RAR is a common archive means of compressing and splitting of files. Many file storage and retrieval services recommend using RAR to compress and create multi-volume archives. Split RAR files usually have an extension either with the usual .rar or possibly extensions such as .r01, .r02 and so on. Using RAR to archive needs the use of propriety software however it is simple and effective to use free software to uncompress and/or merge RAR files.
Use 7-Zip to Extract RAR Files
- Select the multiple RAR files (in Windows hold ‘Ctrl’ and click each part RAR file required)
- Click the ‘Alternate’ button on your mouse
- Under the ‘7-Zip’ menu select ‘Extract Here’ or ‘Extract files…
It really is that simple!