A tool for recovering passwords from RAR archives

Free RAR Password Recovery allows you to open RAR archive files for which you have lost the password. When you create a RAR file, you have the option of locking it with a password. If you lose or forget the password, then the contents of the file are encrypted in a way that makes them difficult to retrieve. With this tool, you may recover your lost password.

A free and paid tool for unlocking RAR files

Free RAR Password Recovery has a free function that allows you to recover your password, but things such as updates and extra features are locked. If you wish to gain access to them, you will need to buy the software. The program allows you to unlock a variety of RAR files that have been created by different programs, and self-extracting archives are supported too. The interface is very ugly because very little has been added to the basic interface programming in the form of aesthetics. It looks like an amateur program created by a student studying the C++ programming language. Nevertheless, the tool has numerous features and functions that are laid out in a way that makes them easy to figure out. The program works by brute-force attacking the RAR file, which will work in many cases because regular RAR files are not adaptive, nor do they have settings that thwart multiple password attempts.

It is as slow as your PC or laptop

Free RAR Password Recovery takes quite a while to figure out your password, especially if the password you set was very long and complex. The faster your computer’s processor is, then the more attempts it can make per minute. There is no maximum password length limit, they offer a dictionary-based attack for if you know you used words to create your password, and it supports non-English characters too. Despite its ugly interface, it is as advanced as a tool needs to be in order to unlock RAR files. If you really hate the way it looks, then you may also skin your tool to make it prettier.

Free RAR Password Recovery is a powerful freeware application to recover lost or forgotten passwords for a RAR (WinRAR) archives. Features: The program has a convenient user interface; Supports the customizable brute-force attack; RAR Archives (All versions) are supported; RAR Archives with encrypted Filenames and Multi-volume RAR archives are supported; Password recovery for Self-extracting (SFX) archives; Supports Archives created by various software packages; The maximum password length is not limited. The program is very customizable: you can set the password length, the character set to be used to generate the passwords and a couple of other options; Autosave password search state and resume after a stop or a crash.

Free RAR Password Recovery is for users who have lost their password for encrypted documents and need to recover them as soon as possible.

Free RAR Password Recovery includes advanced recovery features and supports the latest RAR format (including RAR 3.0 and 4.0) v5.0 is also planned for futer version.


  • It saves its progress after each stop or crash
  • It can crack any RAR password


  • The program interface is downright ugly
  • It doesn't give you progress reports

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