How to Open RAR Files Online?
In our daily life, we may build a love hate relationship with compressed archives. On one hand, compressing files reduces file size, but on the other hand, if we are working on a system without a software to extract them, it is hard to open the compressed documents.
Have you ever received a RAR file and have not had any software installed to unzip or extract the files from those archives to your computer? If you have across such situations, you can try online RAR openers to unzip RAR files online. The biggest advantage of online service is that you don't need to install anything. And following I introduce you 2 ways of how to unpress RAR files online.
Online RAR Opener: Wobzip
The first online service I wanna recommend is called Wobzip, which lets you unzip WinRAR files online. To extract files from a RAR file, you need to enter the URL or browse a file from your computer. If the file has password, you need to enter the password for the compressed file in the Password area.
To extract files from a ZIP or Rar file, upload the file to the Wobzip server and click on the wobzip button, you can also extract files from a URL and extract files from password protected archives. Finally, click the Uncompress button to uncompress RAR files online.
Important: The maximum file size is limited to 200MB.
Open RAR files online with Google Docs
"Open ZIP and RAR with GDocs" is a plugin for Chrome. It can open online ZIP and RAR archive files with Google Docs Viewer. Once the plugin is installed, the extension adds a "Open with Google Docs" option in the context menu when you right click a link.
Important: If the zipped file contains multiple files of supported formats such as DOC, JPEG, XLS, etc., all files will be listed in Google Docs. If the ZIP or RAR file contains even one unsupported file format, neither of the files will open in Google Docs.
If you have password protected RAR files that need to be opened, try WinRAR password remover software, which can search and get back password of WinRAR files with ease.