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Convert ZIP to RAR

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You can convert ZIP archive to RAR as well as to variety of other formats with free online converter.

How to convert zip to rar?

How to convert rar to zip?
Step 1

Upload zip-file

Select zip file, which you want to convert, from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or drag and drop it on the page.
Step 2

Convert zip to rar

Select rar or any other format, which you want to convert.
Step 3

Download your rar-file

Wait till your conversion process will be completed and click download converted rar file.

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ZIP compression

File extension .zip
File category archives
Description Among compressed and archived files, ZIP files are the most common. It is supported by both Windows and Mac operating systems. Files can be compressed using multiple methods using the ZIP format. However, files can be archived with the need to be compressed. Although some may say that ZIP files have become antiquated, it looks as though it is here to stay.
Technical details The ZIP program compresses each file in a folder individually. This fact makes the process more efficient rather than compressing all files together. This, however, limits the extent to which the entire archive can be compressed. The most widely used method, among others, is the DEFLATE method. The user may even choose the way of compression that best suits him. A unique icon differentiates ZIP files from other types of files.
Programs
StuffIt
WinRAR
Winzip
Developer PKWARE
MIME type
application/zip
application/x-zip
application/x-zip-compressed
application/octet-stream
application/x-compress
application/x-compressed
multipart/x-zip

WinRAR Compressed Archive

File extension .rar
File category archives
Description RAR is a frequently used file compression format. A Russian Programmer Evgeny Roshal developed this format. It permits to crack a recorded file into various parts. This format can block a recorded file to save it from any unwanted modification. It is also useful for the data retrieval process, which means it assists one in retrieving data from a damaged archive. It owns a 128-bit AES algorithm.
Technical details The RAR formats allow vastly large file size. It permits the highest limit up to 20 Exabytes. Also, it allows spanning across more than one RAR file. For this purpose, file extensions are relabeled from. RAR to .R01 .R02 etc. Especially this is applicable while transferring files to an externally removable media like CD or DVD. RAR is a compression format that has no loss of data. It is built on Huffman encoding. RAR is one of the most popular compression formats.
Programs
7Zip
StuffIt
WinZip
Main program WinRAR
Developer Eugene Roshal
MIME type
application/x-rar-compressed

FAQ

❓ How can I convert zip to rar?
Firstly, select a zip file you want to convert or drag and drop it. Secondly, select rar or any other format you want to convert your file to. Then click convert and wait until your file is converted
⏳ How long should I wait to convert zip to rar?
Archive conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert zip to rar very quickly.
🛡️ Is it secure to convert zip to rar on OnlineConvertFree?
Sure! We delete your uploaded and converted files, so nobody has access to your information. All types of conversion on OnlineConvertFree (including zip to rar) is 100% safe.
📱 Can I convert zip to rar without software installation?
Absolutely! OnlineConvertFree doesn’t require installation. You can convert any files (including zip to rar) online on your computer or mobile.