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Publisher: RARLAB
Product: WinRAR 6
KeyGen: FFF
Requirements: Windows (32-bit & 64-bit)

WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

What’s new in the WinRAR 6

  1. "Ignore" and "Ignore All" options are added to read error prompt.       "Ignore" allows to continue processing with already read file part       only and "Ignore All" does it for all future read errors.       For example, if you archive a file, which portion is locked by another       process, and if "Ignore" is selected in read error prompt,       only a part of file preceding the unreadable region will be saved       into archive.       It can help to avoid interrupting lengthy archiving operations,       though be aware that files archived with "Ignore" are incomplete.              If switch -y is specified, "Ignore" is applied to all files by default.       Previously available "Retry" and "Quit" options are still present       in read error prompt as well.    2. Exit code 12 is returned in the command line mode in case of read errors.       This code is returned for all options in the read error prompt,       including a newly introduced "Ignore" option.       Previously more common fatal error code 2 was returned for read errors.    3. If several archives are selected, "Extract archives to" option group       in "Options" page of extraction dialog can be used to place extracted       files to specified destination folder, to separate subfolders       in destination folder, to separate subfolders in archive folders       and directly to archive folders.              It replaces "Extract archives to subfolders" option and available       only if multiple archives are selected.    4. New -ad2 switch places extracted files directly to archive's own folder.       Unlike -ad1, it does not create a separate subfolder for each unpacked       archive.    5. "Additional switches" option in "Options" page of archiving       and extraction dialogs allows to specify WinRAR command line switches.       It might be useful if there is no option in WinRAR graphical interface       matching a switch.       Use this feature only if you are familiar with WinRAR command line       syntax and clearly understand what specified switches are intended for.    6. Compression parameters in "Benchmark" command are changed to       32 MB dictionary and "Normal" method. They match RAR5 default mode       and more suitable to estimate the typical performance of recent       WinRAR versions than former 4 MB "Best" intended for RAR4 format.       Latest "Benchmark" results cannot be compared with previous versions       directly. New parameters set produces different values, likely lower       because of eight times larger dictionary size.        7. When unpacking a part of files from solid volume set,       WinRAR attempts to skip volumes in the beginning and start       extraction from volume closest to specified file and with reset       solid statistics.       By default WinRAR resets the solid statistics in the beginning       of large enough solid volumes where possible. For such volumes       extracting a part of files from the middle of volume set can be       faster now.       It does not affect performance when all archived files are unpacked.    8. Previously WinRAR automatically resorted to extracting from       first volume, when user started extraction from non-first volume       and first volume was available. Now WinRAR does so only if all volumes       between first and specified are also available.    9. Warning is issued when closing WinRAR if one or more archived files       had been modified by external apps, but failed to be saved back to       archive, because an external app still locks them. Such warning       includes the list of modified files and proposes to quit immediately       and lose changes or return to WinRAR and close an editor app.       Previous versions issued a similar warning while editing a file,       but did not remind it again when quitting.   10. "Move to Recycle Bin" option in "Delete archive" options group       of extraction dialog places deleted archives to Recycle Bin       instead of deleting them permanently.   11. New "Clear history..." command in "Options" menu allows to remove       names of recently opened archives in "File" menu and clear drop down       lists with previously entered values in dialogs. For example,       these values include archive names in archiving dialog       and destination paths in extraction dialog.       12. "File time" options in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog are       now available for 7z archives. Additionally to modification time,       WinRAR can set creation and last access time when unpacking such       archives.   13. ""New" submenu items" options group is added to       "Settings/Integration/Context menu items..." dialog. You can use       these options to remove "WinRAR archive" and "WinRAR ZIP archive"       entries in "New" submenu of Windows context menu.       New state of these option is applied only after you press "OK"       both in "Context menu items" and its parent "Settings" dialog.   14. <Max>, <Min> and <Hide> commands can be inserted before the program       name in SFX "Setup" command to run a program in maximized,       minimized or hidden window. For example:       Setup=<Hide>setup.exe   15. It is possible to specify an additional high resolution logo       for SFX module. If such logo is present, SFX module scales       and displays it in high DPI Windows mode, providing the better visible       quality compared to resizing the standard logo.              Use "High resolution SFX logo" in "Advanced SFX options" dialog       to define such logo. In command line mode add second -iimg switch       to set the high resolution logo.       Recommended size of high resolution logo PNG file is 186x604 pixels.   16. If archive currently opened in WinRAR shell was deleted or moved       by another program, WinRAR displays "Inaccessible" before archive name       in the window title. Also it flashes the window caption and taskbar       button.   17. "Total information" option in "Report" dialog is renamed to       "Headers and totals". Now it also adds headers of report columns       additionally to total information about listed files and archives.      18. If archive processing is started from Windows context menu       in multiple monitor system, WinRAR operation progress and dialogs       use the monitor with context menu.       While basic multiple monitor support was present in previous versions       shell extension for mouse driven commands, now it is extended to       operations initiated from keyboard and to dropping files to archives.   19. New -imon<number> switch allows to select a monitor to display       WinRAR operation progress and dialogs in the command line mode.       Use -imon1 for primary and -imon2 for secondary monitor.       For example, "WinRAR x -imon2 arcname" will start extraction       on secondary monitor.       It works only in the command line mode and does not affect       interactive WinRAR graphical inteface also as console RAR.   20. Switch -idn hides archived names output in archiving, extraction       and some other commands in console RAR. Other messages and total       percentage are not affected.       You can use this switch to reduce visual clutter and console output       overhead when archiving or extracting a lot of small files.       Minor visual artifacts, such as percentage indicator overwriting       few last characters of error messages, are possible with -idn.      21. Former "-im - show more information" switch is changed to       "-idv - display verbose output" for consistency with console RAR       -id[c,d,p,q] message control options and avoid a potential name       conflict with newer -imon switch.       While WinRAR still recognizes both -im and -idv, in the future       -im support can be dropped.   22. It is allowed to add an optional %arcname% variable to compression       profile name. Such variable will be replaced with actual archive name.       It might be convenient when using with "Add to context menu" profile       option. For example, you can create ZIP compression profile       and set its name to "Add to %arcname%", to display it with actual       ZIP archive name in context menu.   23. Ctrl+C and Ctrl+Ins keyboard shortcuts can be used       in "Diagnostic messages" window to copy contents to clipboard.       24. More text is allowed in tray icon hint before a lengthy text       is truncated. Also such text is now truncated in the middle of string,       so both command type and completion percentage are still visible.   25. In case of clean install, if previous version compression profiles       are not present, "Files to store without compression" field       in newly created predefined compression profiles is set to:         *.rar *.zip *.cab *.7z *.ace *.arj *.bz2 *.gz *.lha *.lzh         *.taz *.tgz *.xz *.txz       You can change this field and save a modified value to compression       profile later.              Previous versions set this field to blank for clean install.   26. Destination path history in extraction dialog treats paths like       'folder' and 'folder\' as the same path and displays only 'folder'       entry. Previously they occupied two entries in the history.   27. "Enable Itanium executable compression" GUI option and -mci command       line switch are removed. Optimized compression of Itanium executables       is not supported anymore. WinRAR still can decompress already existing       archives utilizing Itanium executable compression.   28. Bugs fixed:       a) "Lock", "Comment" and "Protect" commands could not be applied          to several archives selected in WinRAR file list at once;       b) SFX archive process did not terminate after completing          extraction in Windows 10 if archive comment included "Setup"          and "SetupCode" commands, did not include "TempMode" command          and setup program was running for more than 8 minutes;       c) compression profiles with quote character in profile name          could not be invoked from Explorer context menu.    Version 5.91    1. Dialogs are centered inside of WinRAR window similarly to WinRAR 5.80       and not inside of entire screen as in WinRAR 5.90.    2. When editing an archived file with external software, extra measures       are taken to reduce the probability of interfering with editor       and opening its temporary files while editor still may need them.        3. "Version to extract" field in archive properties opened from       Windows Explorer context menu provides the additional information       about ZIP compression and encryption algorithms, such as LZMA or AES.       This information was already available in WinRAR "Info" command,       but missed in archive information accessible from Windows Explorer.    4. "MS DOS" and "Unix" host OS types are recognized and included       for LZH archives in "Info" command. Previously the host OS field       was always "Unknown" for LZH archive format.    5. Files created by external editor and matching "Settings/Viewer/       Ignore modifications for" masks are never added to archive.       Previously WinRAR still added them if some file not matching       these masks was also created or modified.        6. Bugs fixed:       a) empty file names were displayed inside of some Unix LZH archives;       b) WinRAR could not process more than 999 7z volumes in a single set;              c) if user cancelled the user account control prompt after changing          "Integrate WinRAR into shell" option, a new state of this option          was displayed in "Settings" dialog, even though the actual state          of shell integration was not modified;       d) the main window size could be too small on the first run after          clean install with no previous WinRAR version present;       e) WinRAR could stop responding after editing an archived file          with external software in Windows 10 version 2004.    Version 5.90        1. RAR compression speed is improved for CPUs with 16 and more cores.    2. "Fastest" method (-m1 command line equivalent) typically achieves       a higher compression ratio for highly compressible data types       when creating RAR5 archives.    3. Maximum number of utilized threads is increased from 32 to 64.       Command line -mt<threads> switch accepts values from 1 to 64.    4. "Multithreading" parameter on "General" page of WinRAR settings       is replaced with "Threads" input field, where you can specify       the desired number of CPU threads. It can take values from 1 to       maximum number of available logical CPU units.    5. WinRAR displays packed and unpacked folder sizes when browsing       archive contents.        6. "Total folders" field is added to list of archive parameters       displayed by WinRAR "Info" command. Same field is added to       "Archive" page in archive properties in Windows Explorer.    7. Window including a progress bar and "Cancel" button is displayed       if reading archive contents takes noticeable time.       It can be useful for archive formats with slower access to contents,       such as large TAR based archives like .tar.gz and tar.bz2.    8. Archiving and extraction progress windows, also as progress windows       for some other commands, can be resized.              9. "Repair" performance for RAR5 archives with recovery record       and without data shifts is improved. It deteriorated in WinRAR 5.80       and is now restored to original level.   10. Password prompt is not issued when performing recovery record based       repair for RAR5 archives with encrypted file names.       This command can be performed without providing a password.   11. If folder for converted archives in "Convert archives" command       does not exist, WinRAR attempts to create it. Previous versions       failed to create converted archives in non-existent destination folder.   12. Added extraction support for GZIP archives with optional header       checksum field.       13. Bugs fixed:       a) "Repair" command could erroneously display "Recovery record is          corrupt" message when processing an archive with valid recovery          record. This message did not prevent further repair operation;       b) if quick open information option was set to "Do not add" in default          compression profile and this profile was loaded by some command          or dialog, WinRAR ignored quick open information when browsing          contents of RAR archives. For example, it happened after opening          archiving or password dialogs;       c) Ctrl+C "Copy" shortcut key did not work in archive comment window;       d) if "Put each file to separate archive" and "Archives in subfolders"          options were set, WinRAR ignored the destination path specified          in archive name field.    Version 5.80        1. "Preserve source files last access time" option on "Time" page       of archiving dialog permits to preserve the original last access time       of archiving files.    2. Command line -tsp switch can be used to preserve the original       last access time of archiving files. It can be combined with other       -ts switches, like: rar a -tsc -tsp arcname files    3. It is allowed to combine several modifiers in the same -ts switch.       For example, we can use -tscap instead -tsc -tsa -tsp.    4. WinRAR can read default values of command line switches from rar.ini       text file, which can be stored either in the same folder as WinRAR.exe       or in %APPDATA%\WinRAR folder. This file includes strings in following       format:       switches=<any RAR switches separated by spaces>       switches_<command>=<any RAR switches separated by spaces>       First applies switches to all and second to individual commands.       For example:       switches=-m5 -s       switches_x=-o+       Most of switches specified in rar.ini are used only in the command line       mode. Some switches can be applicable both in shell and in command line       modes. Previously this rar.ini format was supported only by console RAR.    5. Command line -agf<default_format> switch specifies the default format       string for -ag switch. It has a practical value only if placed to       rar.ini configuration file or to RAR environment variable.       For example, if we set RAR environment variable to -agfYYYY-MMM-DD,       we can use -ag without a parameter with YYYY-MMM-DD format string       assumed.    6. Switches -ed and -e+d can be used in archive processing commands       for any combination of RAR and archive operating systems.       In older versions RAR for Windows could not use them for Unix RAR       archives also as RAR for Unix for Windows RAR archives.    7. Previously "Test" command failed to check integrity of archived NTFS       alternate data streams and issued "Unknown data header format" warning       if size of such stream exceeded 16 MB. This limitation is removed now.    8. Archiving speed for large NTFS alternate data streams on multi-core       CPUs is increased.        9. "Find" command:       a) when extracting encrypted files directly from "Search results"          dialog, password prompt was issued for every found file          even if all files belonged to same archive.          Now password is requested only once per archive;       b) Ctrl+A hotkey selects all files in "Search results".   10. Archive comment window:       a) previous versions did not allow to use Ctrl+W shortcut to close          WinRAR when comment window had keyboard focus. Now Ctrl+W works          also from comment window;       b) mouse wheel is supported also for comments with ANSI Escape sequences;              c) for some lenghty comments with ANSI Escape sequences last line          of comment was visible only partially even after scrolling up to          bottom. It is displayed comletely now.   11. Maximum path length for files in 7z archives is increased up to       2048 characters. While such lengthy paths were already supported       for RAR and ZIP formats, previous versions limited the path length       to 260 characters for 7z archives.   12. If archive or file name is too lengthy to fit to archiving       or extraction progress window, it is truncated. Previously such names       were truncated at the end, making the file extension invisible.       This version truncates them removing the path component and symbols       in the middle, but preserving beginning of file name and file extension.   13. If files selected for archiving differ only by extension,       a proposed archive name is based on their name part.       For example, archiving dialog will propose Readme.rar if we selected       Readme.txt and Readme.doc.       Previous versions always generated the archive name based on parent       folder name for several selected files.   14. "Symlink" and "Hardlink" is diplayed in "Type" column for symlink       and hardlink records in .tar archives. Previous versions displayed       a proper type for such records only in .rar archives.             15. Copying and pasting files from large archives could fail if       extraction took a lot of time. This version can paste files from       such archives as well, but we have to start extraction already on       "Copy" command and not on "Paste" to achieve this.       16. Similarly to RAR5 volumes, recovery volumes in RAR4 format use       the same width of volume number field as corresponding RAR volumes.       While previously WinRAR could create arc.part01.rar and arc.part1.rev       in RAR4 format, now both types of volumes will use "part01".   17. "Set font..." button in "Settings/File list" also changes the folder       tree panel font. Previously it changed only the file list font.   18. "Find files" and command line mode "i" commands:       a) if "Use all tables" option or "t" modifer of "i" command are used,          additionally to already supported ANSI, OEM and UTF-16 encodings          WinRAR will search the specified string in UTF-8 files as well;              b) better support for Unicode text strings;       c) better performance, especially for case insensitive search;       d) hexadecimal search output includes both text and hexadecimal          representation of found matches.   19. File and total progress bar is displayed when unpacking       tar.bz2, tar.gz, tar.lz, tar.xz, tar.z archives.              Previously only the total progress was displayed properly for tar.bz2,       tar.gz and tar.z. Neither file nor total progress was displayed       for tar.lz and tar.xz.   20. "File list/Files/Exact sizes" option also changes the file size format       in WinRAR status bar.       21. Bugs fixed:       a) if non-existent path is specified in archive name in archiving          dialog, WinRAR proposes to create such path. Previous versions          could create such path in WinRAR start-up folder instead of          currently displayed folder;       b) WinRAR could crash when adding the recovery record in RAR5 format          on CPUs not supporting CPUID EAX=7 command and returning random          data in response. These are some CPUs from early 2000s;       c) WinRAR failed to create archives after dragging files with          right mouse button in Windows shell, dropping them to another folder,          selecting "Add to archive..." in context menu and enabling          "Put each file to separate archive" option;       d) "winrar r *.zip" command repaired only the first ZIP archive          in the set if all archives had numeric names like 1.zip, 2.zip          and signatures in the beginning of archives were missing;       e) previous WinRAR version failed to unpack folder records          in archives created by RAR 1.50;              f) in rare cases WinRAR failed to extract and reported an error          for valid .gz archives produced by some compression optimization          tools;       g) progress bar in tray icon never reached 100% in high DPI mode;       h) creation and last access time was not displayed for archived folders          if folder records were stored in archive after folder contents;       i) "Skip encrypted archives" option in "Convert archives" command          did not work for 7-Zip archives with headers encryption.    Version 5.71        1. "Convert archives" command:       a) improved performance when processing a lot of small archives          in Windows 10;       b) fixed memory leaks which could lead to excessive memory use          when converting to ZIP format.    2. Corrupt ZIP archive processing:       a) "Repair" command replaces packed and unpacked file sizes stored          in local file header with sizes from central directory          if local header sizes look invalid;       b) file extraction is stopped at unpacked size stored in ZIP headers          even if available packed data allows further extraction.          It is done to prevent unexpected hard drive space usage.    3. Ctrl+C allows to abort RAR "l" command quickly. In previous versions       it could take several seconds until list command stopped.    4. Bugs fixed:       a) WinRAR could crash when attempting to display some types of archive          comments in GUI shell, resulting in a denial of service;       b) if "Save archive name" and "Add to context menu" options were          set in compression profile parameters and profile was invoked          from Explorer context menu, WinRAR proposed an automatically          generated archive name instead of name saved in profile.       c) WinRAR displayed an unneeded pair of round brackets in "Archive"          column of "Diagnostic messages" window for system error messages;       d) "Extract to folder\" Windows Explorer context menu command could          fail to unpack ZIP archives if their names included a numeric           part followed by .zip extension, arbitrary data was present          before the first file record and "Remove redundant folders from          extraction path" WinRAR option was switched on;       e) in "RAR x -x<mask> arcname" command, parent folders of files          matching the specified mask also were excluded from extracting;       f) "Find" command returned the current folder own name additionally          to its contents for "Current folder" search area if folder name          matched "File names to find" mask;       g) if "Find in files" and "Find in archives" are both enabled,          "Find" command did not match an archive name itself against          "File names to find" mask after searching inside of archive.          So it did not display archive names for masks like *.rar           and applied this mask only to files inside of archives;       h) when running an executable directly from archive, WinRAR 5.70          did not set a temporary folder with unpacked files as current.          So executables attempting to access other archived files          in current folder could fail to work;       i) WinRAR could be inaccessible for few seconds after closing          an archived file opened in internal viewer in Windows 10;       j) dragging a file to subfolder of ZIP archive with "Store full paths"          option enabled produced invalid pathnames consisting of repeated          subfolder name. Same invalid pathnames were produced if adding files          to ZIP archive with -ap<folder> -ep2 switches.        Version 5.70    1. "Files to process" option on "Time" page of archiving dialog       allows to choose files based on modification, creation or last access       file time. Previously it was possible for modification time only.        2. Command line -ta, -tb, -tn, -to switches accept 'm', 'c' and 'a'       modifiers after the switch name. So file time conditions can include       not only the file modification time as in previous versions,       but also creation and last access time.       Such switch can include multiple modifiers to set the same date       for all specified times. For example, -tamc20190215 will process files       modified and created after 2019-02-15.               New 'o' modifier permits to switch from AND to OR logic,       so -tamco20190215 includes files modified or created after 2019-02-15.       It is also allowed to specify several time filtering switches       with different dates in the same command line, like:       -taco20190201 -tbmo20190210       Switches -ta and -tn also include files matching the specified date       exactly. Switches -tb and -to exclude such files.    3. WinRAR file list can display creation and last access file times       if they are available.       Creation and last access columns are disabled by default and can be       enabled in "Select file list columns" dialog. This dialog is opened       after right clicking on file list column headers or after pressing       "File list/Files/Columns..." button in WinRAR settings.    4. "Double extensions for archives" and "Archives in subfolders"       options on "Files" page of archiving dialog modify behavior of        "Put each file to separate archive" option.       You can switch between archive names in filename.ext.rar       and filename.rar style with "Double extensions for archives".       You can create a separate archive for every file in selected subfolders       or store the entire contents of every selected folder in separate       archive depending on the state of "Archives in subfolders" option.    5. New -ad1 switch can be used when unpacking multiple archives       recursively, such as 'rar x -r -ad1 arc\*.rar'. It creates       a separate folder for files unpacked from each archive,       but unlike already existing -ad switch, it creates such folders       in each archive folder.    6. If context menu "Extract each archive to separate folder" is applied       to archives from different folders in Windows Explorer "Search results",       subfolders with unpacked files are created in each archive folder.       Previous versions created them all in a folder of right clicked archive.        7. New "File list/List style/Checkboxes" option in WinRAR settings       allows to use checkboxes to select file list items.    8. New "File list/Files/Exact sizes" option in WinRAR settings.       If this option is on, file sizes are always displayed in bytes.       If it is off, sizes are rounded up and use units such as KB or MB.       Smaller files can be still displayed in bytes.    9. If several console RAR are started with -ioff switch, PC is turned off       by RAR copy finished last. Previously this switch was processed       by first finished copy.   10. Read and write buffer size is increased for .iso files.       It can help to improve .iso extraction performance in some cases,       such as for network drives.   11. If "Delete archive" option in extraction dialog is applied to a set       of RAR and REV volumes in volname.part# format, WinRAR will delete       REV volumes as well. Previously only RAR volumes were deleted       keeping REV files intact.   12. If "Delete archive" option in extraction dialog is applied to set       of ZIP volumes with .zip.001, .zip.002, .zip.003 extensions,       WinRAR will delete all ZIP volumes. Previously only .zip.001 volume       was deleted for such volume naming scheme.   13. If we unpack arcname.rar using "Extract to arcname\" Explorer context       menu command and "arcname" file already exists, WinRAR shell extension       will propose "Extract to arcname~1\" instead. Previously this context       menu command attempted to create a folder with same name as already       existing file and failed.   14. If we pack a shortcut file with .lnk extension from Explorer context       menu, .lnk file itself is added to archive. Previous versions added       .lnk file target instead of .lnk file.   15. Windows does not allow executables exceeding 4 GB, so WinRAR issues       an error immediately when attempting to create 4 GB or larger       RAR SFX volumes. Previously WinRAR issued such error only after       creating the first RAR volume.   16. Total extraction progress is displayed for 7z multivolume archives.        Accuracy of 7z total extraction progress is improved.   17. "Find" command "Disks and folders" drop down list has been renamed       to "Search area". Additionally to already existing choices,       it includes a new "Selected items" option restricting search       to files and folders selected in WinRAR file list.   18. "Find" command displays the number of found items in status bar.   19. "Diagnostic messages" window displays archive names in a separate       column to provide the better message visibility for lengthy       archive names.       20. Switch -isnd[-] in command line WinRAR mode allows to override       "Enable sound" option in WinRAR settings. Use -isnd to turn sound       notifications on and -isnd- to turn them off.   21. Nadav Grossman from Check Point Software Technologies informed us       about a security vulnerability in UNACEV2.DLL library.       Aforementioned vulnerability makes possible to create files       in arbitrary folders inside or outside of destination folder       when unpacking ACE archives.       WinRAR used this third party library to unpack ACE archives.       UNACEV2.DLL had not been updated since 2005 and we do not have access       to its source code. So we decided to drop ACE archive format support       to protect security of WinRAR users.       We are thankful to Check Point Software Technologies for reporting       this issue.       22. Bugs fixed:       a) console RAR mixed up source and destination file sizes and times          in the overwrite prompt when updating a file in RAR archive          with -o switch;       b) dragging files from 32-bit applications to 64-bit WinRAR window          did not work;       c) WinRAR Shift+Del command applied to a folder could fail to delete          some its subfolders. This command is used to delete files and folders          permanently instead of moving them to Recycle Bin;       d) folder tree panel could not change folders if archived pathnames          started from path separator, such as in archives created by tar tool          with --absolute-names option;       e) if relative "Path=.\somefolder" was specified in SFX comment          and SFX archive needed to elevate privileges when extracting,          it created 'somefolder\somefolder' instead of 'somefolder';       f) commands modifying an existing RAR4 volume reset the volume number          field to 1. While it did not affect extraction, WinRAR displayed          a wrong volume number for such volumes;       g) fixed a crash when reading a comment from a corrupt RAR file;       h) toolbar in "Find" command "Search results" window was not adjusted          to different toolbar icon sizes properly.    Version 5.61    1. "Delete archive" extraction option deletes all volumes even if user       started extraction from non-first RAR volume, but first volume       is present and all files are unpacked successfully. In such case       previous versions ignored "Delete archive" even if WinRAR was able       to locate the first volume and process the volume set from beginning.        2. Compression ratio bar is not displayed on "Archive" page of       Explorer file properties for archives with encrypted file names.       WinRAR cannot reliably calculate it for such archives without       a password and previously it just displayed 0% here.        3. Bugs fixed:       a) WinRAR displayed "The specified password is incorrect" message          infinitely when attempting to open RAR5 archive with encrypted          file names if wrong global password was set with Ctrl+P;       b) memory management bug in the password dialog could lead to          access to already freed memory followed by crash.          This issue may be also associated with security risks;       c) fixed crashes in corrupt RAR, ACE and LZH archives.          This issue may be also associated with security risks;       d) while starting, WinRAR could cause a brief flickering in menu bars          of few other applications;       e) WinRAR "Find" command matched "String to find" against all          archived files ignoring "File names to find" mask when searching          in CAB archives;       f) SFX module "License" command did not set a title of license window;       g) if "Start-up folder" in WinRAR settings included the trailing          backslash, WinRAR ignored first "Up one level" command.              Version 5.60    1. We updated WinRAR graphics.       We are grateful to http://weirdsgn.com and http://icondesignlab.com       designers participated in this endeavor and proud to announce that       WinRAR uses the new icon set prepared by Aditya Nugraha Putra       from http://weirdsgn.com.       Previous WinRAR icons are available as interface theme here:       https://rarlab.com/themes/WinRAR_Classic_48x36.theme.rar        2. "Repair" command efficiency is improved for recovery record protected       RAR5 archives. Now it can detect deletions and insertions of unlimited       size also as shuffled data including data taken from several recovery       record protected archives and merged into a single file in arbitrary       order.        3. "Turn PC off when done" archiving option is changed to "When done"       drop down list, so you can turn off, hibernate or sleep your PC       after completing archiving.    4. Use -ioff or -ioff1 command line switch to turn PC off,       -ioff2 to hibernate and -ioff3 to sleep your PC after completing       an operation.    5. If encoding of comment file specified in -z<file> switch is not       defined with -sc switch, RAR attempts to detect UTF-8, UTF-16LE       and UTF-16BE encodings based on the byte order mask and data       validity tests.    6. WinRAR attempts to detect ANSI, OEM and UTF-8 encodings of       ZIP archive comments automatically.        7. "Internal viewer/Use DOS encoding" option in "Settings/Viewer"       is replaced with "Internal viewer/Autodetect encoding".       If "Autodetect encoding" is enabled, the internal viewer attempts       to detect ANSI (Windows), OEM (DOS), UTF-8 and UTF-16 encodings.    8. Normally Windows Explorer context menu contains only extraction       commands if single archive has been right clicked. You can override       this by specifying one or more space separated masks in "Always display       archiving items for" option in Settings/Integration/Context menu items",       so archiving commands are always displayed for these file types       even if file was recognized as archive. If you wish both archiving       and extraction commands present for all archives, place "*" here.        9. SFX module "SetupCode" command accepts an optional integer parameter       allowing to control mapping of setup program and SFX own error codes.       It is also accessible as "Exit code adjustment" option       in "Advanced SFX options/Setup" dialog.       10. New "Show more information" WinRAR command line -im switch.       It can be used with "t" command to issue a message also in case of       successful archive test result. Without this switch "t" command       completes silently if no errors are found.       This switch is applicable only to WinRAR.exe and ignored by console       RAR.exe.   11. If a wrong password is entered when unpacking an encrypted file       in ZIP archive, WinRAR proposes to enter a valid password       for same file again instead of aborting extraction.   12. If a wrong password is entered when opening or unpacking RAR archive       with encrypted file names, WinRAR proposes to enter a valid password       again instead of aborting the operation. Previous versions already       did so for RAR archives with encrypted file data, but aborted       for archives with file name encryption.   13. WinRAR recognizes GZIP files with arbitrary data preceding       an actual GZIP archive, such as .scexe firmware files.   14. @filelist parameter can be specified in "Files to add" field of       archiving dialog. In this case WinRAR will attempt the list of archiving       files from 'filelist' file, which should be the plain text, one file       name per line.   15. Info dialog:              a) compression ratio graph is updated;       b) "Names and data" is displayed in "Encryption" field for          archives with encrypted file names.   16. Full archive name is displayed if mouse pointer is placed over       an archive name in the operation progress window. It can be useful       if archive name is lengthy and does not fit to available window space.   17. If -ts1 switch is used with -u or -f, file time comparison is performed       with 1 second precision. Previosuly in such case we could wrongly treat       an adding file as newer than archived just because we compared the high       precision adding file time against the low precision archived file time.   18. "Update" and "Fresh" commands ('u' and 'f' in the command line mode)       quit immediately if no files are to be updated. Previously they created       a temporary archive before quitting when updating archives with recovery       record or quick open information.   19. Prompt is issued after creating 500 volumes from WinRAR GUI shell,       so user can continue or quit further archiving. It is done to prevent       creating many thousands of volumes in case of wrongly entered       volume size.   20. WinRAR uses megabytes instead of bytes as default units for volume size       field in the archiving dialog.   21. "Repair" command issues "Recovery record is corrupt" message       after repairing RAR5 archive containing a broken recovery record.       Previously such message was issued only by "Test" command       and "Repair" handled most of recovery record damages silently.   22. Bugs fixed:       a) fixed potential security issues when processing corrupt          RAR archives;              b) non-English characters in TAR files with PAX extended headers          were not displayed correctly;       c) "rar x arcname.rar .." command unpacked files to current folder          instead of its parent;       d) pasting files from Windows Explorer to archive opened in WinRAR          blocked further copy and paste operations in Explorer until          archiving was finished;       e) SFX module issued "The specified password is incorrect" message          infinitely not prompting for correct password once a wrong password          was entered;       f) folders time was always set when extracting ZIP archives even if          "File time" options in the extraction dialog were turned off;       g) if "Delete archive: Always" was selected when extracting          and user pressed "Cancel" in the file overwrite or password prompt,          an archive could be deleted even after cancelling extraction          for .zip and .7z formats.        Version 5.50    1. WinRAR and command line RAR use RAR 5.0 archive format by default.       You can change it to RAR 4.x compatible format with "RAR4" option       in archiving dialog or -ma4 command line switch.              If you prefer RAR 4.x format by default, use "Create default..."       button on "Compression" page of WinRAR settings and set "RAR4"       in the displayed dialog.       This change affects only new clean installs. If you already saved       RAR format in the default compression profile in previous versions,       WinRAR respects stored settings.        2. Use "Set master password" button in "Organize passwords" dialog       to encrypt saved password records and protect them from unauthorized       access.               If saved passwords are protected with master password, you need to       enter the master password and press "OK" in password prompt to access       them. If entered password does not match the master password,       it is treated as a usual password for archive operations.       Once entered, the master password is valid until WinRAR is closed.       Close WinRAR and open it again after specifying the master password       if you wish to see how protection works. Enter a valid and then       empty master password to remove encryption from previously protected       password records.       This WinRAR version uses a new data format for password organizer,       so passwords stored in "Organize passwords" dialog are not readable       by older versions. It does not affect archive encryption formats       and encrypted archives are compatible with previous WinRAR version.       Organizer data is converted to a new format only when you save it       and not immediately after installing WinRAR.    3. Prompt proposing to set the master password is displayed       when storing a password in compression profile. You can enter       the master password to encrypt password data stored in Registry       and protect it from unauthorized access. You will need to enter       the master password in password prompt dialog to access       such compression profile after that.       Once entered, the master password is valid until WinRAR is closed.       Close WinRAR and open it again after specifying the master password       if you wish to see how protection works.    4. By default, WinRAR uses AES-256 in CTR mode to encrypt ZIP archives.       While AES-256 is significantly more secure than ZIP 2.0 legacy       encryption algorithm, it can be incompatible with some older       unzip software. If compatibility with such tools is required,       you can enable "ZIP legacy encryption" option in the password       dialog or use -mezl switch in the command line mode.         5. Added extraction support for .LZ archives created by Lzip compressor.        6. Modern TAR tools can store high precision file times, lengthy       file names and large file sizes in special PAX extended headers       inside of TAR archive. Now WinRAR supports such PAX headers       and uses them when extracting TAR archives.    7. New "Store modification time" option on "Time" page of archiving       dialog can be used to prohibit storing the file modification time       in RAR 5.x archives. Former "High precision modification time"       option is replaced by "High precision time format".    8. New "Full paths in title bar" option in "Settings/General" dialog.       If enabled, the full path of currently opened folder or archive       is displayed in WinRAR title bar.    9. New "File types to open as archives first" option       in "Settings/Compression". Here you can define how Enter       or double click on a file with non-archive extension and archive       contents should be processed in WinRAR file list in file       management mode. Examples of such files are .docx or self-extracting       .exe archives. You can instruct WinRAR either to open such files       as archives first or to execute or open them in associated programs.       Default settings are to open self-extracting exe and to run       other types of archives with non-archive extension.       Regardless of these options, you can always open any such        archive file by pressing Ctrl+PgDn on its name in WinRAR file list.       Default folders for archives and extracted files are moved       from "Settings/Compression" to "Settings/Paths".   10. New "Copy full names to clipboard" command in "File" menu       places full names of selected files to clipboard.         11. Changes in the context menu displayed when right clicking       the file list in WinRAR:       a) several commands, which are also present on the toolbar          or in main menu, such as "View" and "Repair", are removed          from this context menu;       b) "Copy full names to clipboard" command is added;       c) "Run" for executables, "Open in associated application"          for associated files and "Show archive contents" for archives          are added. They allow to choose a way to process SFX archives          and archive files with non-archive extensions.          These items are present only in the file management mode          and are not available inside of archives.   12. LZ and ZIPX are added to list of associations in Settings/Integration       dialog.   13. LZ and ZIPX extensions are added to default list of formats for       -ms switch ("Specify file types to store") invoked without parameters.   14. You can specify 'f' charset value in -sc switch to use UTF-8       encoding. For example:       rar a -scfl arcname @filelist.txt       to read contents of filelist.txt as UTF-8 text.   15. RAR "lt" and "vt" commands display file times with nanosecond       precision. Such precision is used in RAR5 archives created       by RAR/Unix 5.50 and newer. Archives created by WinRAR have 100ns       file time precision.   16. Only '+', '-' and '1' precision modifiers are supported       in -ts switch now. Use '+' to store the file time with maximum       precision, '-' to omit the file time and '1' to store it with       1 second precision. Intermediate precision modes previously       defined with '2' and '3' modifiers are not available in RAR 5.0       archive format and ignored by -ts switch.   17. If a wrong password is entered when unpacking an encrypted file       in RAR5 archive, WinRAR proposes to enter a valid password       for same file again instead of aborting extraction.       18. File path information is displayed if mouse pointer is placed over       a name of archiving file in the operation progress window.   19. Name of currently active compression profile is displayed       in the archiving dialog above "Profiles..." button.   20. If "Find" command is invoked from inside of archive subfolder,       "File names to find" will include the path to this subfolder.       So "Find" will search only starting from this subfolder.   21. Bugs fixed:           a) fixed crashes and security vulnerability when unpacking corrupt          RAR archives;       b) WinRAR failed to unpack files in ZIP archives compressed          with XZ algorithm and encrypted with AES;              c) if "Windows progress bars" option in WinRAR settings was turned off          and "Put each file to separate archive" archiving mode was used,          "gold" part of total progress bar did not display the compressed          data ratio correctly;       d) SFX archive extraction progress was incorrect in case of          multivolume SFX archive with total volume size exceeding 4 GB;       e) if archived folder name included trailing spaces, if user          selected and extracted some folders in non-root archive folder          and if "Allow potentially incompatible names" extraction option          was turned off, WinRAR could lose one or more leading characters          in extracted folder name;       f) if only creation or only last access file time was stored in RAR5          archive with 1 second precision, such as with -ma5 -tsm- -tsa1          switches, this stored time was ignored when extracting.    Version 5.40    1. "Name encoding" submenu in "Options" menu allows to select       encoding for archived file names. This selection affects archive       browsing and extraction commands. You can use Ctrl+E keyboard       shortcut to access this menu quickly.       It can be useful when unpacking an archive without Unicode file names.       For example, unpacking a zip file with Chinese archived names       in Windows with Russian specified as a language for non-Unicode       programs.    2. If RAR recovery volumes (.rev files) are present in the same folder       as usual RAR volumes, archive test command verifies .rev contents       after completing testing .rar files.       If you wish to test only .rev files without checking .rar volumes,       you can select .rev files in WinRAR file list and apply "Test"       only to them or run:       rar t arcname.part1.rev       in the command line.    3. While NTFS file system permits file names with trailing spaces       and dots, a lot of Windows programs fail to process such names       correctly. If "Allow potentially incompatible names" option       in "Advanced" page of extraction dialog is turned off, WinRAR removes       trailing spaces and dots, if any, from file names when extracting.       This option is turned off by default.       Command line RAR also removes trailing spaces and dots when extracting       unless -oni switch is specified.        4. Previously "Synchronize archive contents" update mode       (-as command line switch) aborted if some of archiving folders       could not be read. Now WinRAR continues performing the operation       and preserves archived files matching unreadable folders.    5. WinRAR Shift+Del delete command can be used to delete folders       containing non-standard file names with trailing spaces and dots.       Usual delete to Recycle Bin also as Shift+Del in previous WinRAR       versions cannot delete such folders.       Unlike Del command, Shift+Del removes files permanently,       they are not moved to Recycle Bin. No additional prompts are issued       for files with read-only and system attributes.    6. You can drag folders from folder tree panel and drop them to       other programs or Desktop to copy or unpack them. Drag the archive       icon in tree panel root to unpack the entire archive.        7. "New folder" button in extraction dialog proposes a new folder name       based on archive name instead of generic "New Folder".    8. Command line RAR version information:           a) if -iver switch is specified, RAR displays the version number          and quits. You can run just "RAR -iver";       b) "x86" or "x64" is displayed in Windows RAR version information          both for -iver and in the copyright title for other commands.        9. If -p switch is used without optional <pwd> parameter,       a password can be also set with file redirection or pipe.       For example: rar -p myarc.rar myfiles < psw.txt   10. Command line RAR treats 'arcname.partN' as 'arcname.partN.rar'       if 'arcname.partN' does not exist and 'arcname.part#.rar' exists.       For example, it is allowed to run:       RAR x arcname.part01       to start extraction from arcname.part01.rar       11. Improvements in 7z archives support:           a) "Solid" status is correctly detected and reported for 7z archives          in WinRAR "Info" command;       b) dictionary size is displayed for LZMA and LZMA2 7z archives          in WinRAR "Info" command;       c) unknown packed size for files inside of 7z solid block is denoted          as '?' instead of '0' when browsing the archive contents in WinRAR.       12. Maximum comment length for RAR archives is increased from 64 to 256 KB.       Since SFX script commands are stored in archive comment,       it allows a longer main and license text in SFX archives.   13. Size of default WinRAR viewer font is scaled up properly       in Windows high DPI mode.   14. Switch -scul can be used to process big endian UTF-16 list files       as well, provided that they have a correct byte order mark.       Previously it allowed only little endian file lists.   15. Minimum supported Windows version is Windows XP SP3 now.       WinRAR will not run in Windows XP without service packs.   16. "Settings/File list/Allow all uppercase names" option is removed.       This option was intended to simplify transition from MS DOS to       Windows and is not needed anymore.   17. Bugs fixed:           a) WinRAR 5.31 x64 "Compress and email" command did not work          with Microsoft Outlook x64;       b) if WinRAR 5.31 version for one of right to left languages          was installed in Windows with English or other not right to          left system language, WinRAR could change Windows Explorer          layout to right to left;       c) if archive was stored in a folder without "Write" permission          and if archive contents was extracted with drag and drop to          a writable folder, WinRAR issued an unnecessary privileges          elevation prompt.        Version 5.31    1. Following issues are corrected in Windows high DPI mode:       a) if text size in Windows settings was set to 150% or larger,          the font size in WinRAR help was not increased accordingly,          resulting in too small text;       b) default columns width in WinRAR file list was less          than expected for 125% or larger Windows text setting.    2. Interface improvements for right to left languages:       a) proper text alignment in simple WinRAR prompts, such as          confirmations to delete archived files or to clear the log file;       b) "OK", "Cancel", "Help" buttons in multi-page dialogs,          such as archiving and extraction options or WinRAR settings,          are aligned correctly and translated to default Windows          display language.    3. Bugs fixed:       a) WinRAR SFX module could load DLL libraries from its own executable          folder as a result of calling some Windows API functions.          It could lead to security threat if DLL files with malicious code          were stored in the same folder as SFX archive. Now SFX module          takes additional steps to prevent such situation in Windows Vista          and newer.          Be aware that users without latest Windows security patches          installed also as Windows XP users still can be affected,          so they must be especially careful to run SFX archive from          a folder without suspicious DLL files;              b) WinRAR 5.30 failed to run .lnk files from file list.        Version 5.30    1. Information about the critical vulnerability in WinRAR self-extracting       archives published in news in September and October 2015 is incorrect.       Unfortunately mass media failed to recognize that what was described       as WinRAR vulnerability is Windows OLE vulnerability patched       in November 2014:       https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms14-064.aspx       Even if unpatched, this Windows OLE vulnerability does not introduce       new risk factors for WinRAR SFX archives.       Please read http://rarlab.com/vuln_sfx_html2.htm for more details.       No patches for WinRAR are needed.    2. Added extraction of multipart ZIP archives created by 7-Zip.       Such archives have .zip.001, .zip.002, ... file extensions.       You need to open .zip.001 file in WinRAR shell to browse        or unpack such archive. All parts must be stored in the same folder       before starting extraction.    3. Added extraction of files split to multiple parts with .001,       .002, ..., extensions. You can open .001 file as a usual archive       and then unpack its contents. WinRAR will combine all parts       and save them to extracted file. All parts must be stored       in the same folder before starting extraction.       "001" item is included to "Associate WinRAR with" list       in "Settings/Integration" dialog.              4. WinRAR file list allows to use mouse Back and Forward buttons       or Alt+Left and Alt+Right keyboard shortcuts to navigate       in recently visited folders.    5. Folder wildcards are allowed in RAR command line in file names to       archive. For example:       rar a backup c:\backup\2015*\*       will archive all '2015*' folders in c:\backup. Use -r switch to search       for '2015*' also in c:\backup subfolders.    6. "Extract" button in SFX archive is changed to "Pause" when extraction       is started, so it is possible to pause SFX extraction and resume it       later.    7. "Skip encrypted" option in "Find files" dialog to silently skip       encrypted archives while performing search command.        8. Archive test command works for tar.gz, tar.bz2 and tar.xz archives.       Since TAR format does not provide file data checksums, WinRAR checks       only validity of GZIP, BZIP2 or XZ container.        9. Adding a new string to WinRAR diagnostic messages window could be       slow and affect the operation performance in case of thousands       of errors. Now it works fast regardless of errors number.   10. New 'R' object for -sc switch defines encoding of console       RAR messages sent to redirected files and pipes. For example:       rar lb -scur data > list.txt       will produce Unicode list.txt with archived file names.   11. Sleep time parameter in -ri<priority>[:<sleep_time>] switch is       adjusted to lower its impact to RAR performance and especially       to recovery record related operations. Higher sleep time values       are needed to reduce the system load to same level as       in previous versions.   12. Console RAR "l" and "v" commands display file time in YYYY-MM-DD       format.   13. When extracting RAR and ZIP archives created in Unix, WinRAR maps       decomposed Unicode characters to precomposed. Such conversion       is required for some Unix and OS X archives to correctly unpack       non-English archived names in Windows. It works for Windows versions       starting from Windows Vista.   14. Modification time is set for all folders created when unpacking       .7z archives. Previous versions set it only for non-empty folders.   15. WinRAR prevents a computer to go to sleep by inactivity timeout       until current operation, such as archiving, extraction or another       archive processing, is done.   16. Total progress bar is displayed when extracting .arj, .lzh and .cab       archives (except multivolume archives).   17. Progress bar is displayed when deleting files after archiving       and when clearing "Archive" attribute of archived files.   18. "Test" command also verifies contents of NTFS alternate data streams       in RAR 3.x - 5.x archives. Previously their contents was checked       only during extraction command.   19. SFX module sets sfxstime environment variable, which contains       the module start time in "YYYY-MM-DD-HH-MM-SS-ms" format.       You can specify it in Path command if you need to generate a time       based unique installation path, such as "Path=myapp-%sfxstime%".   20. Bugs fixed:       a) console RAR crashed instead of displaying an overwrite prompt          when attempting to add files to already existing volumes;       b) console RAR "lt" command did not display seconds in file timestamp;       c) WinRAR failed to decompress .xxe files if they did not include          "section N of xxencode" string in the body;       d) WinRAR could not restore contents of NTFS alternate data stream          saved with -os switch if it was split between different volumes.    Version 5.21    1. "Drag and drop context menu" options in "Settings/Integration/       Context menu items" dialog allow to disable WinRAR archiving       and extraction commands in context menu displayed after dragging       and dropping files with right mouse button.    2. If winrar.ini file is present in the same folder as WinRAR installer,       winrar.ini will be copied to WinRAR program folder after completing       installation.    3. While previous versions could produce RAR5 volumes of slightly       smaller than requested size sometimes, such situation is less       likely now. In most cases volume size equals to specified by user.    4. Now by default WinRAR skips symbolic links with absolute paths       in link target when extracting. You can enable creating such links       with "Allow absolute paths in symbolic links" option on "Advanced"       page of extraction dialog or with -ola command line switch.       Such links pointing to folders outside of extraction destination       folder can present a security risk. Enable their extraction only       if you are sure that archive contents is safe, such as your own backup.           5. Bugs fixed:       a) WinRAR 5.20 issued unnecessary user account control (UAC) prompt,          when running an executable from archive stored in UAC protected          folder. Since nothing is extracted to folder containing an archive          in such case, UAC prompt is not needed;       b) WinRAR could overwrite files with read-only attribute only          when unpacking RAR and ZIP archive formats. Now it is also          implemented for other archive formats supported by WinRAR;       c) "Elapsed time" and "Time left" were displayed incorrectly          when applying "Convert" command to multiple archives          and enabling "Add recovery record" option.        Version 5.20    1. If Windows User Account Control prevents extracting or archiving       commands to create files in system protected folders, WinRAR attempts       to start its another copy with administrator privileges to complete       the operation. It is necessary to confirm privileges elevation       in response to User Account Control prompt to allow such second       WinRAR copy to run.    2. You can drag files in Explorer with right mouse button, drop them       to some folder and select WinRAR archiving commands in context menu       to create an archive with these files in the destination folder.    3. It is possible to use WinRAR.ini file instead of Registry to store       WinRAR settings. You may prefer such approach if you plan to install       WinRAR to removable media, such as USB flash drive, and then run it       on different computers.       See "WinRAR.ini file" topic in "Configuration settings" chapter       of WinRAR help for details.    4. Added extraction support for ZIP and ZIPX archives using        XZ compression algorithm.    5. If ZIP or ZIPX archive contains any compression algorithms except       usual "Store" or "Deflate", algorithm names are displayed       in "Version to extract" field of archive information dialog.       Algorithms with names unknown to WinRAR will be assigned "m<num>"       name, where "num" is a compression algorithm numeric identifier.    6. "Open with WinRAR" command is available in Windows context menus       for archive formats supported by WinRAR. It can be turned off       with "Open with WinRAR (for usual archives)" option in WinRAR       "Settings/Integration/Context menu items..." dialog.    7. Command line RAR can read the default set of switches from rar.ini       file stored in RAR program folder. Previously it was possible to       define only the same set of switches for all RAR command with       "switches=<switches>" string. Now rar.ini also allows to specify       separate switch sets for individual RAR commands using       the following syntax:       switches_<command>=<any RAR switches, separated by spaces>       For example:       switches_a=-m5 -s       switches_x=-o+    8. Command "ch" supports switches -tl, -cu, -cl also for ZIP archives.       Previously "ch" allowed these switches only for RAR archive format.    9. For archive formats lacking file time information, such as .bz2,       .xz and .Z, WinRAR sets container archive modification time       to extracted files. It does not apply to tar.bz2, tar.xz and tar.Z,       which use file time stored in tar headers.       10. "Keep broken files" extraction option is supported for bzip2 archives.   11. WinRAR icon in Windows context menus is scaled up correctly       in high DPI screen modes such as 150% or 200% of normal text size.   12. It is possible to disable WinRAR "Benchmark" command with       "Benchmark" variable of HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\Policy       Registry key. In multi-user environment "Benchmark" command might       abuse shared computational resources. See "Registry variables" topic       in "Configuration settings" chapter of WinRAR help for more details.   13. Additionally to "sfxcmd" variable containing the entire command line,       SFX module sets "sfxpar" variable containing command line parameters       only, without leading SFX module name. These variables are set before       starting a program specified in "Setup" command.   14. File overwrite prompt in console RAR displays the size and modification       time for existing and new files.   15. When archiving from stdin with -si switch, RAR sets the current system       time to modification time of archived file. Previous version did not       set this time at all.   16. It is possible to use -si and -v<size> switches together. Previous       versions did not allow to create volumes when archiving from stdin.   17. Warning is issued when starting unpacking 4 GB or larger file       from RAR or ZIP archive to FAT32 patition, so user may cancel       the operation. FAT32 does not support files of such size.       Also this warning is issued when starting to create RAR archive       with "Store" (-m0) method if estimated archive size is 4 GB or more.   18. "Select all" button in "Settings/Integration" dialog is renamed to       "Toggle all". Now it deselects archive formats if all they are       already selected.   19. "Delete archive" extraction option correctly removes all .zip and .7z       volumes. Previously it removed only the first volume in the set       for these archive formats.    Version 5.11    1. WinRAR can unpack TAR archives containing folders with pax       extended headers. Previous versions failed to unpack them.    2. "Keep broken files" extraction option is supported for 7-Zip archives.    3. Bugs fixed:       a) WinRAR 5.10 did not set "hidden", "read-only" and "system"          file attributes when unpacking ZIP archives;       b) WinRAR 5.10 failed to update self-extracting RAR archives          containing nested ZIP archives stored without compression;       c) ZIP archive created with "Do not store paths" option          included unnecessary empty name records for folders;       d) archived files could have 1 hour modification time error          in Windows XP;       e) deleting a file in RAR5 solid archive containing files stored          with -ver switch caused such files to lose version information;       f) black rectangles were displayed instead of toolbar buttons          in 16- and 24- bit screen color modes and Windows custom text size          larger than 100%.        Version 5.10    1. Added extraction support for ZIP and ZIPX archives using       BZIP2, LZMA and PPMd compression.    2. Added extraction support for 7z split archives       (.7z.001, .7z.002, ...).    3. Added support for AES-NI CPU instructions allowing to improve       RAR encryption and decryption performance.    4. Default theme images are scaled up with better quality       in high DPI display mode.    5. Environment variables, such as %temp%, can be used       in "Files to add" field of archiving dialog.    6. Switch -ai can be used when creating RAR archive,       so predefined values, typical for file and folder,       are stored instead of actual attributes.       Previously this switch could be used only when extracting.    Version 5.01    1. RAR 5.0 archives can include an optional quick open information       controlled with -qo[-|+] switch or "Quick open information" options       group in archiving dialog. It allows to open the archive contents       in WinRAR faster.       This version provides better update performance for archives       containing both quick open information and service records,       such as NTFS file security. Also default parameters of quick open       information are optimized to achieve faster open time for such archives.    2. Bugs fixed:       a) "Find" command could fail when searching text string in .7z archives;       b) when opening RAR 5.0 archive with encrypted file names stored          in another such archive, WinRAR could issue an erroneous message          that password is incorrect. It happened only if passwords to inner          and outer archives were different. It did not affect extraction,          all files could be unpacked regardless of this message;       c) option "Use for all archives" in password dialog did not suppress          additional password requests for RAR 5.0 archives with encrypted          file names;       d) WinRAR address bar did not process correctly environment variable          based paths, such as %temp%;       e) storing NTFS file security and alternate data streams did not work          for file pathnames longer than 260 characters;       f) "Test" command could erroneously report damaged data in valid          recovery record if only a part of files in RAR 5.0 archive          was tested. It did not happen if entire archive contents was tested;       g) "Test" command erroneously reported errors when verifying          RAR 4.x Unix symbolic links;       h) WinRAR "View" command did not work for files inside of BZIP2 archives;       i) if "High precision modification time" option in archiving dialog          was turned off, WinRAR did not store the modification time at all          instead of storing a lower precision time;       j) destination paths containing .\ or ..\ component did not work          when extracting non-RAR archives in WinRAR command line mode;       k) WinRAR failed to unpack multivolume CAB archives.    Version 5.00    1. New RAR 5.0 archiving format. You can use "RAR 5.0" option       in archiving dialog or -ma command line switch to create       RAR 5.0 archives.              Older software including older WinRAR versions is not able to       decompress RAR 5.0 archives, so if you plan to send an archive       to other people, it is necessary to take the compatibility issue       into consideration. You can select "RAR" instead of "RAR5" option       in archiving dialog to create RAR 4.x archives compatible with       previous WinRAR versions.    2. Changes in RAR 5.0 compression algorithm:       a) maximum compression dictionary size is increased up to 1 GB          in 64 bit WinRAR. 32 bit WinRAR version can use up to 256 MB          dictionary when creating an archive. Both 32 bit and 64 bit          versions can unpack archives with any dictionary size,          including 1 GB;       b) default dictionary size for RAR 5.0 is 32 MB, typically resulting          in higher compression ratio and lower speed than RAR 4.x 4 MB.          You can use "Dictionary size" archiving dialog option or -md<size>          switch to change this value;       c) -md<size> switch syntax is modified to support larger dictionary          sizes. Append 'k', 'm' and 'g' modifiers to specify the size          in kilo-, mega- and gigabytes, like -md64m for 64 MB dictionary.          If modifiers are not present, megabytes are assumed,          so -md64m is equal to -md64;       d) RAR 5.0 format includes Intel IA-32 executable and delta          compression algorithms, but RAR 4.x text, audio, true color          and Itanium algorithms are not supported. These excluded algorithms          are not efficient for modern data types and hardware configurations;       e) RAR 5.0 decompression can utilize several CPU cores.          Though not to same extent as in compression algorithm,          it improves the decompression speed on large files          with poorly compressible data or when using BLAKE2 checksums.    3. Changes in RAR 5.0 archive format:       a) file times are stored as Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)          instead of former local time, making file exchange among          several time zones more straightforward;       b) file names and archive comments use UTF-8 encoding.        4. RAR 5.0 recovery record is based on Reed-Solomon error correction       codes. If recovery record size is large enough, 5% and more,       the new error correction scheme provides much higher resistance to       multiple damages comparing to RAR 4.x recovery record.       Smaller record, such as 1 - 2%, or less random damage type would       result in less difference between 4.x and 5.0. For single continuous       damage 4.x and 5.0 efficiency is about the same.       Additionally to usual data erasures, the new recovery record       is able to detect deletions and insertions of much larger size       than in previous RAR versions. Maximum insertion size is several       megabytes. Maximum deletion size depends on the damage type       and in some cases can be as large as the recovery record size.              Still, the best recovery performance and efficiency is achieved       if no deletions and insertions are present, so all data including       damaged sectors preserve their original positions. Thus, if you use       some special software to copy an archive from damaged media,       it is better to choose the mode, when damaged sectors are filled by       zeroes or any other data instead of cutting them out completely       from resulting file.       RAR 5.0 recovery record is more resistant to damage of recovery record       itself and can utilize a partially corrupt recovery record data.       Note, though, that "Repair" command does not fix broken blocks       in recovery record. Only file data are corrected. After successful       archive repair, you may need to create a new recovery record       for saved files.       New recovery record is not based on 512 byte sectors anymore        and incorporates more complicated data structures. So it is impossible       to specify its size in sectors. For RAR 5.0 archives the parameter of       -rr[N] switch and rr[N] command is always treated as a percent of       archive size regardless of presence of % character. Typically N%       recovery record can repair up to N% of continuously damaged data       and increases the archive size by only slightly more than N%.       Ability to fix multiple damages is proportional to N.       We used "Screaming Fast Galois Field Arithmetic Using Intel       SIMD Instructions" paper by James S. Plank, Kevin M. Greenan       and Ethan L. Miller to improve Reed-Solomon coding performance.       Also we are grateful to Artem Drobanov and Bulat Ziganshin       for samples and ideas allowed to make Reed-Solomon coding       more efficient.    5. "Test" command verifies validity of RAR 5.0 recovery record.       Recovery record is tested after processing all archived files.       If corrupt archive contains the recovery record, it might be possible       to repair it even if recovery record validity test is failed.       "Repair" command attempts to utilize even a partially damaged       recovery record. So treat the negative recovery record test result       as a reason to re-create the archive if original files are still       available, but not as a reason to avoid "Repair" command.    6. Changes in RAR 5.0 encryption algorithm:       a) encryption algorithm is changed from AES-128 to AES-256 in CBC mode.          Key derivation function is based on PBKDF2 using HMAC-SHA256;       b) special password verification value allows to detect most of          wrong passwords without necessity to unpack the entire file;       c) if archive headers are not encrypted ("Encrypt file names" option          is off), file checksums for encrypted RAR 5.0 files are modified          using a special password dependent algorithm, to make impossible          guessing file contents based on checksums. Do not expect such          encrypted file checksums to match usual CRC32 and BLAKE2 values.        7. RAR 5.0 archives allow to utilize 256 bit length BLAKE2sp hash       ( https://blake2.net ) instead of 32 bit CRC32 as a file checksum.       Enable "Use BLAKE2 file checksum" option in "Options" page of       archiving dialog or specify -htb command line switch to use BLAKE2       checksums.       While producing slightly larger archives, BLAKE2 can be used       for file contents identification. If two files have the same       BLAKE2 value, it practically guarantees that file contents       is the same. BLAKE2 error detection property is also stronger       than in much shorter CRC32.    8. Features removed:       a) authenticity verification feature did not provide the required          level of reliability and was removed;              b) switch -en (do not add "end of archive" block) is not supported          by RAR 5.0 archives, which always have the end of archive block.          This block helps WinRAR to safely skip external data like          digital signatures appended to archive;       c) old style extension based arcname.rNN volume names are not          supported by RAR 5.0 archives, which use only arcname.partN.rar          volume names;              d) file comments are not supported anymore both in RAR 4.x          and RAR 5.0 archives. Console RAR 'cf' command is removed.          It does not affect the archive comment support, which is present          in both versions of archive format and is not planned for removal.    9. "Set password" command and "Dictionary size" option are moved to       "General" page of archiving dialog.       10. You can use "Save symbolic links as links" option on "Advanced" page       of archiving dialog to save and restore NTFS symbolic links       and reparse points as links, so their contents is not archived.       Command line equivalent of this option is -ol switch.       Similar option for NTFS hard links is "Save hard links as links".       Its command line equivalent is -oh switch.       Both options are available only for RAR 5.0 archive format.       11. Added extraction only support for XZ archive format.       12. Changes in recovery volume processing in RAR 5.0 archive format:       a) maximum number of RAR+REV volumes in RAR 5.0 format is 65535          instead of 255;       b) recovery volume operations are faster than in RAR 4.x;       c) additionally to recovery data, RAR 5.0 REV files also store          service information such as checksums of protected RAR files.          So they are slightly larger than RAR volumes which they protect.          If you plan to copy individual RAR and REV files to some removable          media, you need to take it into account and specify RAR volume          size by a few kilobytes smaller than media size.      13. Maximum path length for files in RAR and ZIP archives is increased       up to 2048 characters.      14. Command line RAR returns the exit code 11 if it can detect that       user entered a wrong password. This code can be returned only       for RAR 5.0 archives. It is impossible to distinguish a wrong       password and data damage for RAR 4.x archives.   15. 'v' and 'l' commands display archived file names in the end of line,       not in that beginning as before. Also some fields previously       available in 'l' and 'v' output are now shown only by 'lt' and 'vt'.              'vt' and 'lt' commands provide the detailed multiline information       for every archived file.       'vta' and 'lta' also include service headers into list.    16. Now the default charset for filelists in commands like        'rar a arcname @filelist' is ANSI for both WinRAR and console RAR.        In previous versions it was ANSI for WinRAR and OEM for console RAR.        You can use -sc<charset>l switch to override this default.    17. Internal WinRAR viewer can detect and display files in UTF-8        and UTF-16 little endian encodings.    18. UTF-16 little endian encoding is used in RAR and WinRAR log file        rar.log, so Unicode file names are stored in the log correctly.        WinRAR automatically truncates the old rar.log file in non-Unicode        format to avoid mixing different encoding in the same log file.        In case of console RAR you need to delete the old rar.log manually,        otherwide RAR will append UTF-16 messages to existing rar.log.        You can use -sc<charset>g switch to change the default log file        encoding, such as -scag for ANSI encoding.    19. Command line 'r' (repair) command can include an optional destpath\        parameter defining the destination folder for repaired archive:        rar r archive.rar destpath\

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