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How to open, extract and convert RAR files

A RAR file has a .rar extension and is a compressed archive of files similar to a Zip file. To open RAR files you must use specific software that can extract the contents of the archive file to your hard drive. Microsoft Windows cannot open RAR files by default so you must download and install free archive software before you can extract them. Bitser can open, extract and convert .rar files as well as other common archive formats Zip, 7-zip, iso, gzip, bzip2, and tar. Below is a video tutorial showing you how to convert a RAR file using Bitser's converter. The tutorial is created on Windows 7 but also applies to Windows 10, 8.1, Vista and Windows XP. The video only shows you how to convert RAR to Zip but the same process can be used to convert any supported format to Zip, 7-zip or exe. Please note that you do not need to convert RAR to avi, mp3 or mp4. A RAR file is just a container that can have any type of file inside it. Files are placed inside RAR files to reduce their size so that they use less disk space. You can just extract these files without needing to convert the entire file. To open this video directly on YouTube click here: How to open, extract and convert RAR files

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