RAR Decoder – NewzToolz

The RAR decoder can be opened by clicking the Extract RAR Archive button on the main NewzToolz window.

Purpose: This window is for extracting the files that have been compressed into a RAR archive. Maybe one day RAR-decoding will be built into your operating system like ZIP, but until then, you need a separate program.

RAR Decoder Instructions

Click the Select RAR File button and choose a file. You may also drag-and-drop a RAR file from your desktop onto this button to trigger it.

As the program processes the RAR archive segments, it will list them on the left side of the window. On the right side, it will list the files it has pulled out of the archive. There can be one, or many. Watch the status line at the bottom of the window to see when it finished.

If you have PAR files, you should apply them first with the PAR Decoder.

This program cannot process archives that have passwords.

Inside the NewzToolz folder you will see a program called UnRar.exe on Windows, and unrar on the Mac. NewzToolz will launch this program to do the heavy lifting. If you close NewzToolz in the middle of a large RAR job, the unrar program will still be running and you may want to kill it off. You can do that by using the Task Manager on Windows, and the Activity Monitor on the Mac. If you are handy at the command line, you can also use the unrar program from there.