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Bugs fixed: a) "Prediction order", "Memory to use" and "Channels" fields in "Advanced compression parameters" dialog, "Lowest allowed ratio" in archive conversion dialog, "recovery volumes" field in archiving dialog did not provide enough space to enter maximum values allowed for these parameters. Now the width of these controls is increased. Version 4.00 beta 6 1. Bugs fixed: a) "Use for all archives" option in the password dialog did not work for several 7-Zip archives with encrypted file names; b) "Rename" command could fail to rename archived folders with non-English names in RAR archives created by old WinRAR versions; c) when WinRAR was running in the background, its tray icon messages were truncated if longer than 63 characters. Version 4.00 beta 5 1. Now WinRAR command line mode -ibck switch is applicable to most of archive processing operations, not just archiving and extracting. 2. Default compression profile options do not modify extraction behavior anymore and "Background archiving" option does not work for extraction. So we added the separate "Background extraction" option in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog. You can save the default state of this option with "Save settings" button in "General" part of extraction dialog, just like for other extraction options. 3. Switch -cfg- disables use of "Default folder for archives" from WinRAR settings in WinRAR command line mode. Also it forces WinRAR to ignore "Select for archives" fields in "Organize passwords" dialog. 4. "Mode..." button in the operation progress window is enabled also when extracting or testing archives. It provides access to "Command parameters" dialog, where you can set "Turn PC off when done" option for extraction and test operations. Previously this dialog was accessible only when archiving. 5. Double clicking on a password record in "Organize passwords" dialog works like "Edit" button, opening "Password information" dialog. Previous beta versions ignored the double click in "Organize passwords". 6. Bugs fixed: a) "a" and "s" commands with -iicon and -iimg switches did not remove
because presence of specific parameter allows to enable this mode also through "Advanced SFX options" dialog. 2.00 beta 4 1. c) previous beta versions could truncate some of files. but also UNC paths.00 beta 3 1. Bugs fixed: a) previous beta failed to create ZIP self-extracting archives. 3. So \\server\share will be converted to __server\share when archiving and restored to the original \\server\share when extracting with -ep3. you can add "Setup=<>" command to archive comment or enter "<>" as setup name in "Advanced SFX options" dialog. extract and test commands will skip all encrypted archives. We changed it to "Setup=<>" instead of "Setup" as in the first beta. . b) "Create a new folder" command always created new folders in the root archive folder. Version 4. by entering "<>" as setup name. 2. Now switch -ep3 converts not only disk letters. b) "Enable autocomplete" option in "Organize passwords" dialog did not allow to disable the autocomplete feature in Windows XP.temporary files in WinRAR temporary folder after completion. If you prefer to use "Install" button instead of "Extract" in SFX module. Version 4. "Reenter password for verification" field is not displayed in password dialog when extracting or opening an encrypted archive.00 beta 2 1. but do not need any setup programs. Version 4. Bugs fixed: a) previous beta could fail to unpack self-extracting and multivolume CAB archives. c) "Remove redundant folders from extraction path" option did not work. b) cursor was not placed to renamed file after renaming files in archive. d) previous beta crashed when displaying archive comments with ANSI escape sequences. If you enabled "Use for all archives" option when entering the default password (Ctrl+P) and specified the empty password. e) switches -cl and -cu did not work. It is present only when archiving and only if "Show password" option is off. extracted from ISO 9660 archives.
c) items related to extraction were not present in Explorer context menu for 7-Zip self-extracting archives. Changes in ISO support: a) UDF support is upgraded to UDF 2. where you can specify your frequently used passwords. UDF revision number is displayed after the "UDF" format name in WinRAR address bar and in archive information dialog. 3. It makes possible to unpack most of Blu-ray ISO files. b) "Organize passwords. You can utilize it to apply an entered password to all archives.50 revision.00 beta 1 1. 2. decompression can be up to 30% faster than in previous versions. Depending on data type. It is important to know that saved passwords are not encrypted and anybody having access to your computer can view them. The only module of RAR algorithm. You will be able to access these saved passwords using the drop down list or autocomplete feature in password dialog. Changes in password dialog: a) WinRAR uses the same format of password dialog both when archiving and extracting. so "Show password" option is available also when extracting. b) when browsing UDF ISO file.. d) sorting by "Type" in WinRAR shell did not work inside of archives. which is not affected. b) WinRAR window title did not contain the current disk name..4. the password from default compression ." button in password dialog provides access to password organizer interface. Use "Organize passwords" feature only if your computer is protected from unauthorized access. d) Unlike previous versions. is "Text compression" method. RAR decompression speed is improved. WinRAR will skip all encrypted archives. c) "Use for all archives" option is available in password dialog when unpacking several archives at once. If you use this option with an empty password. Both the general RAR algorithm and most of special RAR multimedia methods benefit from this improvement. c) WinRAR sets the folder modification date when unpacking folders stored in UDF and ISO9660 files. Version 4. Bugs fixed: a) extraction operation activated from Explorer context menu could fail if several archives were selected and processed at once. when browsing the root disk folder.
the path part up to and including the current subfolder will be removed from extracted file paths.BZ2 archive contains symbolic or hard links and if destination file system is NTFS. TAR. making WinRAR localization possible for Unicode only languages. "Convert". if you are inside of "Backup\MyData" archive folder and extract "Images" folder.BZ2 archives.lng files. If you need to run WinRAR on older Windows.rarlab.GZ or TAR. press "Organize passwords. New "Extract relative paths" option in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog. Changes in -x<file> switch syntax.x style. 6... WinRAR will skip links when unpacking TAR. These improvements include: a) better Unicode handling in WinRAR in "Rename". 8. For example. 5. This option is the new default extraction mode. WinRAR will create these links when unpacking such archive.0 is Windows 2000. If TAR.com/rar 9. Now you can specify a wildcard exclusion mask for folders. If destination file system is FAT32 or any other not supporting file links. it will be extracted as "Images". "Find" and other commands. in folder tree panel. in password request dialog and in many other parts of WinRAR interface. TAR. Windows Me and Windows NT are not supported by WinRAR and WinRAR self-extracting modules anymore. Numerous Unicode support improvements allow to process non-English file names more smoothly. Minimum Windows version required for WinRAR 4. Just select "Extract full paths" and then press "Save settings" in "General" part of extraction dialog. 4. You can disable it using "Taskbar progress bar" option on "General" page of WinRAR settings. but you can change the default back to WinRAR 3. you can download previous WinRAR versions from ftp://ftp. If you browse some archive subfolder in WinRAR shell and enable "Extract relative paths" option. 10. If you wish to use the same password for all extracting archives. Recovery volume processing involves less disk seek operations . Such mask must have the trailing '\' character. like -x*tmp*\ or -x*\temp\ 7. not as "Backup\MyData\Images". specifying "*" file mask in "Select for archives" field.GZ and TAR. In Windows 7 WinRAR will display the total operation progress also on WinRAR icon on Windows taskbar. Windows 98. c) Unicode support in . WinRAR will create symbolic links as symbolic and hard links as hard in Windows Vista and newer and it will create all links as hard in older Windows.profile is not used for extraction. b) correctly displayed Unicode names in WinRAR items in Explorer context menus." button in the password dialog and define a new password entry.
Unicode text and usual text as output format for report file. New error code 10 ("no files") is added to list of error codes returned in command line mode by RAR and WinRAR. So now "Continue" button allows to override the state of "Wait if other WinRAR copies are active" option for current operation. 22. This new code can be returned by archive. Now switch -ep3 converts not only disk letters. It makes possible to display much longer names. Only RAR archives with encrypted file names were processed with the single password prompt. It means that RAR did not find any files matched the specified file or archive mask. both when extracting the original file and archiving its modified copy. 12. So \\server\share will be converted to __server\share when archiving and restored to the original \\server\share when extracting with -ep3. when saving an encrypted file back to RAR or ZIP archive after modifying it in some external editor. 20. but do not need to execute any setup programs. 15. GUI SFX archives display "Extract" button instead of "Install" if no "Setup" or "Presetup" commands are present in the archive comment. delete and repair commands. Also it makes easier to locate error messages. because they are not hidden among extracted file names. This change improves the speed and reduces memory requirements for SFX archives containing a large number of files. 11. you can press "Continue" button in command progress window to force WinRAR to stop waiting. Unlike previous WinRAR versions. . 19. File name area in file overwrite dialog occupies several lines now. 16. Previous WinRAR versions usually requested the password twice. "Report" command allows to select HTML. extract. You can select Windows 7 library in tree panel in extraction dialog and WinRAR will use its default save location as the destination path. 17. now WinRAR preservers Unicode characters in reports when using HTML or Unicode text format. when extracting files. you can add "Setup=<>" command. These file systems do not support 4 GB and larger files. New "Background extraction" option in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog places WinRAR into background.resulting in higher performance. If you prefer "Install" button. but also UNC paths. 13. 21. Message list in GUI SFX archives displays only operation status and error messages. 18. WinRAR displays the current percent above the operation progress bar when repairing an archive containing the recovery record and when processing recovery volumes. WinRAR displays one password request instead of two. 14. If "Wait if other WinRAR copies are active" option is enabled and WinRAR waits for another copy. So non-English characters in file names will be displayed properly in such reports. It does not contain names of all extracted files anymore. WinRAR limits the maximum possible volume size to 4 GB minus 1 byte when creating RAR volumes on a disk with FAT or FAT32 file system in volume size autodetecting mode.
In previous versions it was always displayed on primary monitor. For example... In RAR 3. b) previous versions displayed the wrong total packed size in "Info" command for multivolume CAB archives. which path does not match the path specified in the switch and only the folder name is the same as specified..92 1." button in operation progress window is enabled also when extracting or testing archives. b) switches -y -or did not work correctly together.91 -x<mask> switch could also exclude folders from archiving even if mask contained wilcard characters and did not contain a path. It provides access to "Command parameters" dialog. Bugs fixed: a) WinRAR 3. Bugs fixed: a) in WinRAR 3. Bugs fixed: a) renaming a file in archive could also rename all other files with the same name in other folders of the same archive. Switch -or was ignored in presence of -y. 23. -x*. 2. the command dialog will be displayed on the same monitor as context menu. where you can set "Turn PC off when done" option for extraction and test operations. 4. Previous versions left the subject blank.91 reported the incorrect "Unexpected end of archive" . Now -x switch uses RAR 3. excluded all those folders. Version 3. WinRAR "Compress and email. Version 3." context menu command adds the archive name to email subject.You can save its default state with "Save settings" button in "General" part of extraction dialog. just like for other extraction options. It happened only for files in current folder which names matched files in ZIP archive..80 approach for masks without path. "Background archiving" option from the default compression profile does not affect the extraction behavior anymore. which do not have the extension in the name. This bug was not present in usual 'A' (add) archiving mode. c) in ZIP archives 'U' (update) and 'F' (fresh) commands could erroneously update even files not specified in the command line. 24.93 1. "Mode.92 -xd:\path\folder switch could also exclude folders. If you start WinRAR command from Explorer context menu in multiple monitor configuration. 3. Previously this dialog was accessible only when archiving. excluding folders only if mask does not contain wildcards and matches the folder name exactly.
b) if "Delete archive" option was enabled when unpacking several ZIP archives and if one of archives was damaged. This version can decompress 7-Zip archives created with LZMA2 algorithm." command in archiving dialog). Now a password is requested only once when unpacking 7z archives with encrypted file names from context menu.90 could fail to delete a part of files after archiving if delete to Recycle Bin was enabled. It displayed the overwrite prompt when unpacking files for the second time. d) WinRAR 3.90 asked it twice. WinRAR could select the last match.. 4." command in Explorer context menu. 5. when opening an empty ZIP archive created with "New WinRAR ZIP archive" context menu command. f) hexadecimal search in WinRAR 3.tar.90 failed to decompress LZH archives created with "-lh7-" algorithm.. Normally. WinRAR displays CRC32 of files inside of usual . c) WinRAR 3. Version 3. e) when unpacking ISO file using WinRAR "Extract files. but not in Windows Vista and Windows 7. Bugs fixed: a) WinRAR 3. It provides a higher performance and better . This bug was present when working in Windows XP..91 1.lst.90 displayed "Save" button instead of "Open" or "OK" in "Find archive" dialog ("Open archive" command in "File" menu and "Browse.error.90 "Find" command and console RAR "ih" command failed to find matches if first byte in search string was greater than 127. If you use Windows x64. Version 3..gz) archives. even if they were unpacked successfully. 3. WinRAR could unpack same archived files twice during the same operation.bz2 archives consisting of several smaller bz2 streams merged together.90 1. the first match must be chosen.gz (not . b) WinRAR could display incorrect file names when browsing malformed ZIP archives. 2. WinRAR 3. This version can unpack tar. Previous versions left this field blank for GZIP files. WinRAR did not delete archives after the damaged one. Previous versions unpacked only the first nested bz2 stream in such composite archive. it is strongly recommended to install 64 bit WinRAR version. if neither of masks is a subset of another. c) if file matched two different masks in RarFiles. WinRAR version for Windows x64 is available.
5. This new sort behavior is available in Windows XP Service Pack 2 and newer.shell integration than 32 bit version. This option will eliminate redundant archive name based folders from extraction path if you unpack an archive with "Extract to DestName\" context menu command and if archive root folder contains only one folder and no files. Ctrl+W key combination can be used to close the main WinRAR window also as WinRAR viewer windows. WinRAR will use the new logical file name sorting. 2. This improvement is most noticeable in Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. You can enable "Show seconds" option in "Settings/File list" dialog if you wish to see seconds in file dates in file list in WinRAR shell. 10. 3. If output file name is not specified in "cw" command. 4. console RAR . 11. So 'rar a -r. considering digits in file names by their numerical value. 10. If used when extracting.txt instead of previous 1. 2. the new command line switch -ai forces RAR to ignore file attributes. 6. if dirname does not include wildcards. 10. "Remove duplicate folders from extraction path" option in "Settings/Compression" dialog is replaced by more universal "Remove redundant folders from extraction path" option. b) F2 key renames a selected folder in the folders tree.txt. "Where to check for SFX archives" options group in "Settings/Integration/Context menus items" dialog lets you to control processing of SFX archives in context menus.disables recursion completely. Changes in "Extraction path and options" dialog: a) "New folder" button creates a new subfolder in currently selected folder. you can turn off "Network disks" options to minimize the delay before displaying the context menu. if you frequently right click ". 8.txt. By default. If you sort files by name in the file list in WinRAR shell. RAR compression speed is improved for multi-core and multi-CPU systems. extracted files will always have attributes assigned by operating system to a newly created file by default. RAR adds its contents even if -r switch is not specified.txt. New command line switch -r. same as in Windows Explorer.txt.arc dirname' command will add only the empty dirname folder and ignore its contents. "View as Windows text" shortcut in WinRAR viewer changed from Ctrl+W to Ctrl+I. 7. 2. When using this switch.exe" files on slow network disks.txt. c) F5 key updated the tree pane contents. For example. d) Del key removes a selected folder in the folders tree. 9. So files will be sorted as 1.
Read "Configuration settings/Registry variables" for more details. Unlike already available "Fresh existing files only" and "Add and update files". 13. When creating ZIP archive.gz archive if such archive contained a file larger than 8 GB. Added decompression support for WinZip AES encrypted ZIP archives. "Ask before overwrite" and "Skip existing files" update modes are now available in archiving dialog. 14. Added support for ZIP archives containing Unicode file names in UTF-8 format. 12.80 1. New 'Shutdown' variable in 'Software\WinRAR\Policy' registry key allows to disable "Turn PC off when done" option for security reasons.enables "Skip existing files" archiving mode.will send comment data to stdout. 3. 17. Improved compatibility with high DPI Windows display mode. 2. because they can hide an actual file extension. Improved Unicode support for RAR and ZIP archive names. Message displayed when you place the mouse cursor on WinRAR tray icon includes the archive name now. b) WinRAR context menu did not work properly in Windows 7 beta if icons in context menus were enabled and user clicked a file inside of Windows 7 Library folder. WinRAR stores names in Unicode only if they cannot be stored correctly using the current single byte character set. When compressing stdin data with -si[name] switch. Command line equivalents of these modes are: a) switch -o enables "Ask before overwrite" archiving mode. these new modes ignore file date and compare only file names. Better shell extension performance. Previous RAR versions did not fill this field. b) switch -o. But this security measure prevented the rename command to work properly. 16. Version 3. Bugs fixed: a) WinRAR could fail to open tar or tar. They allow to specify WinRAR behavior when updating already existing files in archive. 4. Previously only time left and total percent were displayed for archiving operations. Now WinRAR context menu will be more responsive when working with thousands of selected files. resulting in meaningless modification time for stdin. RAR sets modification time of archived entry to current system time. c) previous WinRAR versions failed to rename files having 5 or more continuous spaces in the name. WinRAR shell does not display such spaces for safety reasons. . 15.
c) Wipe files. You can use the mouse to drag its border to the desired size and provide more space for folder tree pane. New "Wipe temporary files" option in "Settings/Security" dialog provides more secure.exe %USERPROFILE%\Desktop . WinRAR and RAR display the total progress bar when unpacking a multivolume RAR archive if all volumes are present in the same folder. Command line equivalent of this option is -dw switch. 8.. You can enable any of these options in the default compression profile to change the default behavior of "Delete files after archiving". 9. Deleted files are placed to Recycle Bin. For example. 6." command in "Advanced SFX options" dialog now allow to specify an icon file containing an icon associated with shortcut.. If this option is on. though slower. SFX script "Shortcut" command and "Add shortcut. Command line equivalent of this option is -dr switch. New -cp<profile name> switch allows to select a compression profile in command line mode. New "Update" SFX script command and "Update mode" group of options in "Update" page of "Advanced SFX options" dialog. WinRAR and RAR automatically expand names of environment variables in list files. 13. WinRAR will store new dimensions of this dialog.exe. a list file can contain lines like: %windir%\*. 12. way to delete temporary WinRAR files. b) Move files to Recycle Bin. New "Options" page of archiving dialog contains the group of settings modifying the behavior of "Delete files after archiving" option from "General" page: a) Delete files. 11.c) switch -o+ enables "Overwrite all" mode (default for archiving). 5. New "Add to context menu" option in "Profile parameters" dialog. Delete files normally like in previous WinRAR versions. All these options have an effect only if "Delete files after archiving" is on. the profile name will be displayed in Explorer context menus allowing to activate a profile from context menu.exe. These command and options allow to check time and implement file time based updating. 7. It is supported only by GUI WinRAR. not by rar. Before deleting file data are overwritten by zero bytes to prevent recovery of deleted files. 10. WinRAR "Extraction path and options" dialog is now resizable.
17. 16.This feature is available only in Windows RAR version. address) in reverse order. In previous versions Shift+Tab used the same order as Tab. . 15. Added support of TAR archives. Added support of TAR archives with non-zero "extra field" data. which does not contain the end of archive entry consisting of 512 zero bytes. comment. Corrected a possible WinRAR crash when opening truncated UDF ISO files. tree. Improved Unicode support when dragging files from WinRAR window. Shift+Tab key combination can be used in main WinRAR window to switch the input focus between interface elements (files. 14. 18.
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