How to Extract Rar Files in Multiple Parts

You downloaded a RAR file divided into several parts and you don't know how to extract it? Do not worry, even if you are a novice user I can guarantee you that it is an operation absolutely within your reach. Just use the right programs.

To find out what they are and to know how to extract multi-part RAR files using them, take five minutes and read the instructions I am about to give you. They apply to both Windows and Mac.

If you want to learn how to extract multi-part RAR files and you use a Windows PC, rely on 7-Zip. It is an extremely easy to use free application that allows you to extract files from all major compressed archive formats: ZIP, RAR and many more. It supports all types of archives, standard ones, password protected ones and even those divided into several parts (which is what interests us now).

To download 7-Zip on your PC, connect to the program's website and click on the link Download placed next to the item 32-bit x86 if you are using a 32-bit operating system or next to the voice 64-bit x64 if you are using a 64-bit operating system.

When the download is complete, double-click on it to open the file you just downloaded (eg. 7z920.exe) and, in the window that opens, first click on Yes and then install e Finish to complete the 7-Zip installation process.

Now you need to make sure that when you open a RAR file (in one or more parts), it is processed by 7-Zip. Then start 7-Zip File Manager looking for his name in Start, select the voice options from the menu Means of the program and first click on +/Select all and then Apply e OK per salvare i Cambiomenti.

Finally here we are! To extract a RAR file divided into several parts with 7-Zip, you must copy all the parts of the archive in the same folder and open, by double clicking on it, the one that has the lowest number (ex. file.part1.rar o file.part2.rar). If among the various parts of the archive there is some without numbers (eg. archivio.rar), open that. Then drag the files to be extracted with the mouse to the folder where you want to copy them and that's it. 7-Zip will automatically recognize the RAR files to use and complete the operation in minutes.

Alternatively, to extract a multi-part RAR file with 7-Zip, you can right-click on the archive with the lowest number and select the item 7-Zip> Extract files from the menu that appears. Then select the folder in which to extract the files by clicking on the button [...] and start the extraction by clicking on OK.

Also on Poppy it's possible extract RAR files in several parts quickly and easily, just use The Unarchiver. Also in this case, it is a free application that allows you to extract - but not create - all the main formats of compressed archives.

To install The Unarchiver on your Mac, connect to this web page and click on the button View in the Mac App Store. In the window that opens, click on Install, type your Apple ID password and click the button Log in to start downloading and installing the app.

At this point you just have to copy all the parts of the multi-volume archive in the same folder and open, by double clicking, the one with the lowest number (or the one without numbering after the name, if any). The files will all be extracted to a folder with the same name as the archive.