This is the list of 5 free RAR to ZIP converter software for Windows. These free software take a RAR file as an input and produce the corresponding ZIP in the output. Some of these software also let you convert a RAR file to any other archive formats while some of them can only convert a RAR file.
Sometimes you might want to convert RAR to ZIP file if you have to send them to someone who does not have some Unrar software installed (Windows has a native ability to open ZIP files). In such cases, these software will come handy.
Even though, there are a lot of file archiver software out there, but very few of them support converting an archive from one format to another. So, let’s see what are some best free RAR to ZIP converter software for Windows out there.
Appnimi RAR to ZIP Converter
Appnimi RAR To ZIP Converter is free RAR to ZIP converter software for Windows. It is a dedicated software that can convert a RAR file to a ZIP file very easily. To convert a RAR file, all you need is the path of the source RAR file that you want to convert and the target folder path where the converted file will be saved. There are various fields in the software; after specifying the file paths, the software will convert RAR files to zip in just a single click.
It’s pretty easy to convert a RAR file using this free software. Get its setup file from the link above and then install it on your PC. After that, open it up and you will see its main window. Now, specify the path of the RAR file that you want to convert and the path where the final file will be exported. When all set, hit the Convert button and the corresponding ZIP file will be saved to the directory that you have specified. So, in this way you can use the software to convert RAR archive format to ZIP.
RAR File Converter
RAR File Converter is another dedicated RAR to ZIP converter software for Windows. The software is very simple and allows you to convert a RAR archive to ZIP, TAR, and 7ZIP formats. You can use the software very easily as there are no other options available in it. Just specify the path of the RAR file that you want to convert and the target ZIP file path. And then RAR File Converter will take care of the rest. And while it is converting your archive, you can see the progress in the bottom progress bar.
Just launch the software after you have downloaded and installed on your PC. After that, launch it and then you will see its main window where you will see different fields. Use the Browse button to locate the RAR file that you want to convert and provide the target folder path where you want to save the converted ZIP file. And when all set, hit the Convert button to start the conversion process. You can see the progress of the conversion through the bottom progress bar.
FilZip is a free archiver software which supports conversion of one archive format to another. Using FilZip, you can convert any archive to BH, GZIP, CAB, TAR, and of course ZIP. It is a lightweight software that can be used as a RAR to ZIP file converter. Apart from just converting a RAR archive, you can also do various tasks using FilZip. You can run a virus scan for a particular archive, encrypt it, test it, and do many other tasks. And the best part about this software is that, whether you want to make, extract or convert an archive, you can do it in a batch.
It’s fairly simple to get started with the software to convert a RAR file. When you launch it, you will see its interface where you will see a lot of menus and option in them. Since, we are focusing on conversion part, so open the Convert Archive window by pressing Ctrl+C. After that, in the Convert Archive window, use the ‘+’ button to locate the RAR archive that you want to convert. Next, specify the directory where you want to save the final ZIP file. Now, choose the Create new Archive option from the Action drop down and choose the ZIP file format from it. When all set, hit the OK button and the archive will be converted. You can use the same process to convert a group of RAR files to ZIP files.
PeaZip is quite a popular archiver software that can be used to create, extract and convert archives. It supports a lot of formats and comes with some very nice features. And one of the feature of PeaZip is to convert an archive from one format to another. You can convert an archive to 7z, ARC, BZIP, GZIP. PEA, TAR, and a lot more formats including ZIP. And it supports batch processing, so you can convert multiple RAR files to ZIP files very easily.
The process of using PeaZip is very similar to what you usually use for other archiver software. Grab its setup file from the link above and then install it on your PC. After that, launch it and use the built-in explorer of PeaZip to locate the RAR file that you want to convert. After locating your RAR file, right click on it and then choose Convert option. The converter window will now open and you have to specify the output path for the final ZIP file. The output format is ZIP by default, so you don’t have to change it. To begin the conversion process, hit the OK button. And then the ZIP file will be exported to the directory that you have specified. Use the same process to convert a group of archives from one format to other formats.
IZArc is another free archiver that can also be used as a RAR to ZIP converter software. The software is also very powerful and comes with a lot of features to deal with archives of many formats. You can use the software to create, extract archive and of course you can convert various type of archives using it. There is an archive converter in the software that you can use to convert any archive to 7z, TAR, JAR, BH, BGA, LZH, and of course ZIP file. But, unlike FilZip and PeaZip, you cannot convert archives in a batch.
Grab the setup file of IZArc from the link above and then install it on your PC. After that, open it up and open the Archive Converter of the software from the Tools menu. Next, you will see the Archive Converter window, where you can specify the path of the RAR file that you want to convert to Zip, and the final destination where the final ZIP file will be saved. After specifying the paths, choose the ZIP option from Output type drop down and hit the OK button. The RAR file will be converted to ZIP file and will be exported to the directory that you have specified.
These are some very good RAR to ZIP converter software for Windows. All of these software do what they say and can convert a RAR file to ZIP very easily. And I really like the fact that some of the above software let you convert RAR files to ZIP in batch.