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Bugs fixed: a) switch -n<mask> did not work properly, when used together with -ep1 and file masks including paths; b) SFX archives in "Temporary mode" returned the exit code of setup program increased by 1000 even if "Wait and return exit code" option was not enabled. Version 4.10 beta 4 1. Improved detection of UTF-8 encoding in file names in ZIP archives. WinRAR attempts to recognize Unicode names, even when UTF-8 flag is not present in ZIP archive headers. 2. Bugs fixed: a) If switch -t was set in RAR environment variable, WinRAR "View" command failed to open archived files; b) ""Autodetect" string" option in "Define volume sizes" dialog did not work; c) If "Split to volumes, size" in default compression profile was set to "Autodetect", "Delete" and "Add comment" commands refused to modify ZIP archives. Version 4.10 beta 3 1. Bugs fixed: a) WinRAR could fail to display archive comments, when browsing RAR archives created with WinRAR 2.9 and older; b) Switch -z without a parameter did not read the archive comment from stdin in console RAR version. Version 4.10 beta 2 1. Volume size in archiving and wizard dialogs can be specified as a decimal fraction. Decimal mark is defined by Windows regional settings. -v<size> command line switch also allows decimal fractions. In command line mode the dot (.) is always used as the decimal mark. For example, -v1.5g switch means 1.5 gigabytes. 2. "Add" command in first WinRAR beta did not allow to create a console SFX archive using WinCon.SFX module.
Modifications of switch -ag behavior: a) -ag can be used with all RAR and WinRAR commands. ZIP volumes cannot be self-extracting.zip'. So it is impossible to create or unpack ZIP volumes on removable disks.z02'. Added support for Unicode names stored in ZIP extra field data. 2. not just with archiving only. Different ZIP tools store Unicode names either in file header or in ZIP extra field and now WinRAR can correctly process both types of Unicode names. "Synchronize archive contents" option and -as command line switch are supported in ZIP format. Version 4. Use a volume with ".3. c) 'I' format character allows to specify minutes regardless of presence and position of 'H' (hours) in format string. when you wish to place minutes before hours or do not need hours at all. b) 'N' format character behavior differs in archiving and non-archiving operations. creation and last access file time in ZIP archives with 100 nanosecond precision. 2 GB archive size and 65535 file number ZIP limitations of previous WinRAR versions are not valid anymore. Unlike RAR volumes.10 beta 1 1. 'volname. If ZIP archive contained ZIP Unicode path extra fields. WinRAR can create multivolume ZIP archives. it is incremented until the first unused name is found.zip" file extension in all archive processing operations like starting extraction or opening an archive. which are also known as split ZIP files. WinRAR can store and extract modification. You need to set "High precision modification time" option in "Time" part of archiving dialog to store all 3 times in archive. In non-archiving operations like extracting it selects the existing archive preceding the first unused name. 4. 6. By default. It can be used instead of 'M' (minutes). 4. one volume per disk. Set appropriate "File time" options in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog to choose times to extract. 3. "CD700" and "FAT32" predefined volume sizes did not work properly. 'volname. when creating or unpacking them. 5. When archiving. You need to create them all in the same folder. the first beta could not unpack files in subfolders of such archive. ZIP volumes have names like 'volname. WinRAR proposes to update an archive if viewer modified . WinRAR can create ZIP archives of practically any size.z01'. Added the high precision file time support in ZIP archives. WinRAR needs to have access to all ZIP volumes of multivolume file set at the same time. 7.
"Setup program" SFX options are moved from "General" to "Setup" page of "Advanced SFX options" dialog. New "Wipe files if password is set" option in "Options" page of archiving dialog. deleting and listing commands for RAR format. 11. New -log[fmt][=name] switch allows to write archive and file names to log file in archiving command for RAR and ZIP formats and also in extracting. New "Ignore modifications for" option in "Settings/Viewer" dialog allows to disable such behavior. character after the numeric size value. You can enter one or several file masks separated by spaces here and WinRAR will not prompt to update an archive if file created or modified by viewer matches one of these masks. It allows to use a slower and more secure delete for temporary files extracted from archives identified by WinRAR as encrypted. 'm'.an opened file or created any new files. Floppies and ZIP disks are replaced by 5 MB and 100 MB volumes.x and 2. is removed. Both "Run after extraction" and "Run before extraction" are now multiline. you can do it by enabling "Skip encrypted archives" option in "Convert archives" dialog. the initial search for archives is performed faster. if you still prefer to skip them. by entering 'k'. resulting in shorter delay before displaying "Convert archives" dialog. when you need to further process an archive created with -ag or -v switches. Changes in "Convert archives" command: a) now it is possible to convert encrypted archives. 12. Since the convert command does not need to detect RAR archive version anymore. is also supported. 14. you can enable "Wipe files if password is set" in the default compression profile.x archives. Changes in "Predefined sizes" in "Define volume sizes" dialog. b) special "rar2" archive type. which was specific for RAR 1. Quick delete is used for all other temporary files. 10. Previous way to define size modifiers. This switch is especially useful. 15. . 9. because -log provides the archive name generated by WinRAR. Previously "Convert archives" command skipped them. added new entries for maximum FAT32 file size and for Blu-ray disks. etc. If you prefer to always delete encrypted files securely. 8. Now "rar" archive type controls conversion of all versions of RAR archives. so it is possible to specify several setup programs for same SFX archive. It might be useful if you wish to run the conversion command in unattended mode. New -@[+] switch allows to process all parameters starting from '@' character either as file names (-@) or as file lists (-@+). avoiding password prompts. Now you can select size units in the drop down list to the right of volume size. Though. New "Wipe temporary files/Encrypted only" option in "Settings/Security". Changes in volume size input field. 13.
name2" name part.16.name2. d) "Wizard" command did not allow to create self-extracting and multivolume archives. Bugs fixed: a) "Repair" command failed to properly reconstruct structure of RAR archives. sometimes WinRAR ignored subsequent attempts to enter a valid password. 17. Recent Windows versions do not allow programs to add items to the top of Start Menu.) is always used as the decimal mark. f) when converting RAR volumes having name1. h) WinRAR failed to display non-English file names in 7-Zip archives . -v<size> command line switch also allows decimal fractions.rar file name instead of expected name1.rar. This bug did not affect the recovery record based repair. For example. GUI equivalent of this command is "Wait and return exit code" option on "Setup" page of "Advanced SFX options" dialog. It happened only if recovery record was not found and WinRAR performed reconstruction of archive structure.01 1. Some TAR archives use the binary size format instead of octal for files larger than 8 GB. b) even if "Do not extract paths" option in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog was set as the default. g) RAR could crash when creating a new archive with -agNNN switch if archive number in generated name was 110 or larger. WinRAR still unpacked file paths if called from Explorer context menu.5g switch means 1.5 gigabytes. which contained at least one file with packed size exceeding 4 GB. c) after entering a wrong password for encrypted ZIP archive. Decimal mark is defined by Windows regional settings. "Convert archives" command erroneously removed ". when compressing a single folder or a file without extension. SFX does not support "S" (create in the top level of Start Menu) "Shortcut" command mode anymore. 2.name2. "SetupCode" SFX script command instructs SFX archive to wait for termination of setup program and return the exit code of setup program increased by 1000 as the exit code of SFX executable.rar name format. In command line mode the dot (. So resulting archive had name1. Added support for file sizes stored in binary format in TAR archives. 18.part#. Volume size in archiving and wizard dialogs can be specified as a decimal fraction. e) "Import settings from file" command did not restore multiline comments in WinRAR compression profiles. Version 4. -v1.
If you wish to use the same password for all extracting archives. 2.. specifying "*" file mask in "Select for archives" field. decompression can be up to 30% faster than in previous versions. Both the general RAR algorithm and most of special RAR multimedia methods benefit from this improvement. Changes in ISO support: a) UDF support is upgraded to UDF 2. The only module of RAR algorithm. It was the display only problem. RAR decompression speed is improved. If you use this option with an empty password. d) Unlike previous versions. It is important to know that saved passwords are not encrypted and anybody having access to your computer can view them. You can utilize it to apply an entered password to all archives. b) when browsing UDF ISO file. where you can specify your frequently used passwords. press "Organize passwords. the password from default compression profile is not used for extraction.. b) "Organize passwords. c) WinRAR sets the folder modification date when unpacking folders stored in UDF and ISO9660 files. Depending on data type. is "Text compression" method. Use "Organize passwords" feature only if your computer is protected from unauthorized access. You will be able to access these saved passwords using the drop down list or autocomplete feature in password dialog. UDF revision number is displayed after the "UDF" format name in WinRAR address bar and in archive information dialog.00 1. c) "Use for all archives" option is available in password dialog when unpacking several archives at once. It makes possible to unpack most of Blu-ray ISO files." button in the password dialog and define a new password entry. 3. so "Show password" option is available also when extracting. Version 4. such names were unpacked correctly. In Windows 7 WinRAR will display the total operation progress also on WinRAR icon on Windows taskbar.50 revision.properly if they used a non-default code page. which is not affected. 4." button in password dialog provides access to password organizer interface. Changes in password dialog: a) WinRAR uses the same format of password dialog both when archiving and extracting. You can disable it using "Taskbar progress bar" option on "General" page of WinRAR settings. WinRAR will skip all encrypted archives... .
New "Extract relative paths" option in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog. Now you can specify a wildcard exclusion mask for folders.rarlab. Recovery volume processing involves less disk seek operations resulting in higher performance. If destination file system is FAT32 or any other not supporting file links. 8. c) Unicode support in . Such mask must have the trailing '\' character. 12. Windows 98. This option is the new default extraction mode. Just select "Extract full paths" and then press "Save settings" in "General" part of extraction dialog. 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. Windows Me and Windows NT are not supported by WinRAR and WinRAR self-extracting modules anymore. Minimum Windows version required for WinRAR 4. For example. in folder tree panel. . WinRAR will skip links when unpacking TAR. "Convert". 10. You can select Windows 7 library in tree panel in extraction dialog and WinRAR will use its default save location as the destination path. making WinRAR localization possible for Unicode only languages.x style.BZ2 archive contains symbolic or hard links and if destination file system is NTFS. the path part up to and including the current subfolder will be removed from extracted file paths. "Find" and other commands. 6. If TAR. if you are inside of "Backup\MyData" archive folder and extract "Images" folder. 11. b) correctly displayed Unicode names in WinRAR items in Explorer context menus.com/rar 9. like -x*tmp*\ or -x*\temp\ 7. If you browse some archive subfolder in WinRAR shell and enable "Extract relative paths" option. Changes in -x<file> switch syntax. now WinRAR preservers Unicode characters in reports when using HTML or Unicode text format. If you need to run WinRAR on older Windows.5. Unicode text and usual text as output format for report file. "Report" command allows to select HTML.lng files. TAR. it will be extracted as "Images". in password request dialog and in many other parts of WinRAR interface. not as "Backup\MyData\Images". Numerous Unicode support improvements allow to process non-English file names more smoothly. you can download previous WinRAR versions from ftp://ftp. WinRAR will create these links when unpacking such archive. TAR. These improvements include: a) better Unicode handling in WinRAR in "Rename". Unlike previous WinRAR versions.0 is Windows 2000.BZ2 archives. So non-English characters in file names will be displayed properly in such reports.GZ or TAR. but you can change the default back to WinRAR 3.GZ and TAR.
WinRAR displays one password request instead of two. 17. You can save its default state with "Save settings" button in "General" part of extraction dialog. 19. This new code can be returned by archive. both when extracting the original file and archiving its modified copy. Now switch -ep3 converts not only disk letters. It provides access to "Command parameters" dialog.13. GUI SFX archives display "Extract" button instead of "Install" if no "Setup" or "Presetup" commands are present in the archive comment. This change improves the speed and reduces memory requirements for SFX archives containing a large number of files. 15. when extracting files. New "Background extraction" option in "Advanced" part of extraction dialog places WinRAR into background. It does not contain names of all extracted files anymore. 14. Message list in GUI SFX archives displays only operation status and error messages. It means that RAR did not find any files matched the specified file or archive mask.. when saving an encrypted file back to RAR or ZIP archive after modifying it in some external editor. So \\server\share will be converted to __server\share when archiving and restored to the original \\server\share when extracting with -ep3. 18. WinRAR displays the current percent above the operation progress bar when repairing an archive containing the recovery record and when processing recovery volumes. 16. 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. you can add "Setup=<>" command. you can press "Continue" button in command progress window to force WinRAR to stop waiting. "Mode. So now "Continue" button allows to override the state of "Wait if other WinRAR copies are active" option for current operation. 23. 20. New error code 10 ("no files") is added to list of error codes returned in command line mode by RAR and WinRAR. If you prefer "Install" button. where you can set "Turn PC off when done" option for extraction and test operations. delete and repair commands. File name area in file overwrite dialog occupies several lines now. 22. 21. If "Wait if other WinRAR copies are active" option is enabled and WinRAR waits for another copy. Also it makes easier to locate error messages. It makes possible to display much longer names. because they are not hidden among extracted file names. just like for other extraction options. . These file systems do not support 4 GB and larger files. extract. Only RAR archives with encrypted file names were processed with the single password prompt. "Background archiving" option from the default compression profile does not affect the extraction behavior anymore. Previous WinRAR versions usually requested the password twice. but do not need to execute any setup programs." button in operation progress window is enabled also when extracting or testing archives.. but also UNC paths.
Previously this dialog was accessible only when archiving. b) switches -y -or did not work correctly together. -x*.93 1. Normally. Version 3. b) previous versions displayed the wrong total packed size in "Info" command for multivolume CAB archives. if neither of masks . which path does not match the path specified in the switch and only the folder name is the same as specified.91 reported the incorrect "Unexpected end of archive" error. In previous versions it was always displayed on primary monitor.lst. Version 3. excluding folders only if mask does not contain wildcards and matches the folder name exactly. c) if file matched two different masks in RarFiles. 3. WinRAR did not delete archives after the damaged one. For example.80 approach for masks without path. excluded all those folders. when opening an empty ZIP archive created with "New WinRAR ZIP archive" context menu command.92 -xd:\path\folder switch could also exclude folders. WinRAR "Compress and email." context menu command adds the archive name to email subject. Previous versions left the subject blank. In RAR 3.. the command dialog will be displayed on the same monitor as context menu. 24.91 -x<mask> switch could also exclude folders from archiving even if mask contained wilcard characters and did not contain a path. even if they were unpacked successfully. b) if "Delete archive" option was enabled when unpacking several ZIP archives and if one of archives was damaged. Now -x switch uses RAR 3. This bug was not present in usual 'A' (add) archiving mode. 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. 4..92 1. 2. c) in ZIP archives 'U' (update) and 'F' (fresh) commands could erroneously update even files not specified in the command line. If you start WinRAR command from Explorer context menu in multiple monitor configuration. Bugs fixed: a) in WinRAR 3. It happened only for files in current folder which names matched files in ZIP archive. which do not have the extension in the name. WinRAR could select the last match. Bugs fixed: a) WinRAR 3. Switch -or was ignored in presence of -y.
"Remove duplicate folders from extraction path" option in "Settings/Compression" dialog is replaced by more universal "Remove redundant folders from extraction path" option.. but not in Windows Vista and Windows 7.. WinRAR could unpack same archived files twice during the same operation. Version 3. Version 3. 3. If you use Windows x64. it is strongly recommended to install 64 bit WinRAR version.90 could fail to delete a part of files after archiving if delete to Recycle Bin was enabled. c) WinRAR 3. This improvement is most noticeable in Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems." command in archiving dialog).gz) archives. This option will eliminate redundant archive name based folders ." command in Explorer context menu. Previous versions unpacked only the first nested bz2 stream in such composite archive.gz (not .tar.91 1. Bugs fixed: a) WinRAR 3. WinRAR 3.. This bug was present when working in Windows XP. e) when unpacking ISO file using WinRAR "Extract files. Previous versions left this field blank for GZIP files. the first match must be chosen.90 1. 4. 5. Now a password is requested only once when unpacking 7z archives with encrypted file names from context menu. It displayed the overwrite prompt when unpacking files for the second time. WinRAR displays CRC32 of files inside of usual . b) WinRAR could display incorrect file names when browsing malformed ZIP archives. d) WinRAR 3. 2. This version can unpack tar. WinRAR version for Windows x64 is available.is a subset of another. f) hexadecimal search in WinRAR 3.90 asked it twice. 2. It provides a higher performance and better shell integration than 32 bit version.bz2 archives consisting of several smaller bz2 streams merged together..90 "Find" command and console RAR "ih" command failed to find matches if first byte in search string was greater than 127. RAR compression speed is improved for multi-core and multi-CPU systems. 3.90 failed to decompress LZH archives created with "-lh7-" algorithm. This version can decompress 7-Zip archives created with LZMA2 algorithm.90 displayed "Save" button instead of "Open" or "OK" in "Find archive" dialog ("Open archive" command in "File" menu and "Browse.
10. same as in Windows Explorer.exe" files on slow network disks. If output file name is not specified in "cw" command. When using this switch.arc dirname' command will add only the empty dirname folder and ignore its contents.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. 8. 12. console RAR will send comment data to stdout.txt. Previous RAR versions did not fill this field. 7. WinRAR will use the new logical file name sorting. For example.txt.txt. if you frequently right click ". 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. 6. considering digits in file names by their numerical value. Changes in "Extraction path and options" dialog: a) "New folder" button creates a new subfolder in currently selected folder. 4. "View as Windows text" shortcut in WinRAR viewer changed from Ctrl+W to Ctrl+I.disables recursion completely.txt. the new command line switch -ai forces RAR to ignore file attributes.txt instead of previous 1. if dirname does not include wildcards. resulting in meaningless modification time for stdin. c) F5 key updated the tree pane contents. This new sort behavior is available in Windows XP Service Pack 2 and newer. Message displayed when you place the mouse cursor on WinRAR tray icon includes the archive name now. 10. 2. So files will be sorted as 1. d) Del key removes a selected folder in the folders tree. "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. So 'rar a -r. 10. 11. Previously only time left and total percent were displayed for archiving operations. If you sort files by name in the file list in WinRAR shell. 13.txt. extracted files will always have attributes assigned by operating system to a newly created file by default. RAR sets modification time of archived entry to current system time. b) F2 key renames a selected folder in the folders tree. 2. RAR adds its contents even if -r switch is not specified. If used when extracting. . When compressing stdin data with -si[name] switch. 9. By default. New command line switch -r. you can turn off "Network disks" options to minimize the delay before displaying the context menu. 5. Ctrl+W key combination can be used to close the main WinRAR window also as WinRAR viewer windows.
Improved Unicode support for RAR and ZIP archive names. b) switch -o. 3. Read "Configuration settings/Registry variables" for more details. c) previous WinRAR versions failed to rename files having 5 or more continuous spaces in the name. Unlike already available "Fresh existing files only" and "Add and update files". 15. Bugs fixed: a) WinRAR could fail to open tar or tar.enables "Skip existing files" archiving mode. It is supported only by GUI WinRAR. 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.14. 17. 16. Improved compatibility with high DPI Windows display mode. "Ask before overwrite" and "Skip existing files" update modes are now available in archiving dialog. If this option is on. c) switch -o+ enables "Overwrite all" mode (default for archiving). New "Add to context menu" option in "Profile parameters" dialog. 5. . these new modes ignore file date and compare only file names. Added decompression support for WinZip AES encrypted ZIP archives. 2. New -cp<profile name> switch allows to select a compression profile in command line mode. New 'Shutdown' variable in 'Software\WinRAR\Policy' registry key allows to disable "Turn PC off when done" option for security reasons. WinRAR shell does not display such spaces for safety reasons.80 1. They allow to specify WinRAR behavior when updating already existing files in archive. 6.exe.gz archive if such archive contained a file larger than 8 GB. Command line equivalents of these modes are: a) switch -o enables "Ask before overwrite" archiving mode. not by rar. But this security measure prevented the rename command to work properly. because they can hide an actual file extension. the profile name will be displayed in Explorer context menus allowing to activate a profile from context menu. WinRAR stores names in Unicode only if they cannot be stored correctly using the current single byte character set. Added support for ZIP archives containing Unicode file names in UTF-8 format. When creating ZIP archive. Better shell extension performance. Now WinRAR context menu will be more responsive when working with thousands of selected files. 4.exe. Version 3.
c) Wipe files. 15. Command line equivalent of this option is -dw switch. Added support of TAR archives.exe %USERPROFILE%\Desktop This feature is available only in Windows RAR version. 16. 10. b) Move files to Recycle Bin. 14. though slower. 12. Before deleting file data are overwritten by zero bytes to prevent recovery of deleted files. 13. Delete files normally like in previous WinRAR versions. All these options have an effect only if "Delete files after archiving" is on.. For example. Improved Unicode support when dragging files from WinRAR window. Added support of TAR archives with non-zero "extra field" data. a list file can contain lines like: %windir%\*.7. WinRAR and RAR display the total progress bar when unpacking a multivolume RAR archive if all volumes are present in the same folder. way to delete temporary WinRAR files.. You can enable any of these options in the default compression profile to change the default behavior of "Delete files after archiving". Command line equivalent of this option is -dr switch. which does not contain the end of archive entry consisting of 512 zero bytes. New "Update" SFX script command and "Update mode" group of options in "Update" page of "Advanced SFX options" dialog. WinRAR "Extraction path and options" dialog is now resizable. These command and options allow to check time and implement file time based updating. WinRAR will store new dimensions of this dialog. You can use the mouse to drag its border to the desired size and provide more space for folder tree pane. Deleted files are placed to Recycle Bin. 9. 11. 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." command in "Advanced SFX options" dialog now allow to specify an icon file containing an icon associated with shortcut. 8. . WinRAR and RAR automatically expand names of environment variables in list files. SFX script "Shortcut" command and "Add shortcut. New "Wipe temporary files" option in "Settings/Security" dialog provides more secure.
. tree. In previous versions Shift+Tab used the same order as Tab. comment. address) in reverse order. Shift+Tab key combination can be used in main WinRAR window to switch the input focus between interface elements (files.17. 18. Corrected a possible WinRAR crash when opening truncated UDF ISO files.
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