How to extract ZIP or RAR files using WinRAR in 2022

These days, when you download anything from a website like a blogger theme if you have a blogger blog, many things are in the format of a .zip file or .rar file. The files or information are compressed into a file. So, If you want to know how to extract ZIP or RAR files, this post is for you.

There is a very popular tool that is WinRAR. It is available for mobile and PC both. It is used to extract and compress RAR or ZIP files. This means you can also compress some files to a file in the format of .rar. But, We will talk about how to compress RAR files later in another post. There are more than 500 million people who are using WinRAR. So, In this post, I will give you a step-by-step tutorial on how to download and extract files from WinRAR.

How to extract ZIP or RAR files with WinRAR

So, let’s know how to download and use WinRAR.

Download WinRAR

First, let’s download WinRAR.

Step 1: Go to https://win-rar.com/.

WinRAR official website - how to download winrar
WinRAR official website – how to download winrar

Step 2: Now, You will see the website of WinRAR. Click on the download button.

Download button WinRAR - how to download winrar
Download button WinRAR – how to download winrar

Step 3: Now, You will see a new webpage where it’s saying to buy WinRAR or download WinRAR. If you buy, it gives you some more features or else you can download it. Click on download to download it.

Download WinRAR - how to download winrar
Download WinRAR – how to download winrar

Step 4: Now, You will see a new webpage is opened and a file is starting to download. You can easily install WinRAR. Only You have to open the file then you have to do some settings, and then it will install on your device. If you don’t know how to install it, you can search on YouTube.

WinRAR downloading - how to download winrar
WinRAR downloading – how to download winrar

Now, After installing it, Let’s know how to use it.

Extract Files using WinRAR

Now, Let’s know how to extract zip or rar files using WinRAR.

Step 1: Right-click on a .zip or .rar file which you want to extract.

right click on .zip or .rar format folder - how to extract zip or rar files
right click on .zip or .rar format folder – how to extract zip or rar files

Step 2: If WinRAR is installed, it will show you some options ‘ Open with WinRAR ‘, ‘ Extract files… ‘, ‘ Extract Here ‘, ‘ Extract to “[file-name]\” ‘.

options from winrar - how to extract zip or rar files
options from winrar – how to extract zip or rar files

Step 3: If you want to extract it to a folder, click on the last option ‘ Extract to “[file-name]\” ‘. Or if you want that all the files present in it extract there, click on ‘Extract Here’ option. I want to extract the files in that location/path, so I will click on ‘Extract Here’ option.

extract here option - how to extract zip or rar files
extract here option – how to extract zip or rar files

Now, You will see the files present in the RAR or ZIP file will extract to that location or path.

all files extracted - how to extract zip or rar files
all files extracted – how to extract zip or rar files

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