While OS X features built in support for zip files, the same cannot be said of the RAR format. Compressed RAR files have become more popular in recent years and are often used to supply large software via the internet. UnRarX is a simple utility that add RAR extraction and repair options to OS X.

A RAR file can be simply dragged onto the program interface and it will be automatically extracted to your chosen folder. You can opt to use the source folder as the destination for extracted files, the desktop or any other folder of your choosing.

The integration of PAR2 means that archives can be created, tested and repaired, but for many people the extraction option is all that is needed.

UnRarX offers quick operation and the clean interface means that there is no room for confusion. The tool is basic, but it has been designed with a purpose in mind and it achieves it well.
 

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A fast and reliable way to work with RAR archives on your Mac