Category: Main Utilities Compression WinRAR 5.x and 6.x


Version 6 doesn't bring any new radically new features and was seemingly released because Eugene Roshal didn't want to have version 5.10.

Application Details:

Version: 5.x and 6.x
License: Shareware
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 7.18

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Extracting and packing tested and works without any issues. There were some difference in file preview / viewer, but not a problem.

What does not


What was not tested

Other feautures than packing, unpacking, view file and help.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: unknown

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 22.04 "Jammy" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 29 20227.18Yes Yes NoPlatinumTomas Zidek 
ShowCrouton Debian 10 in Chrome OS 93Sep 10 20216.0.1Yes Yes NoPlatinumJose de Jesus De la Cruz Torres 
ShowDebian 10.x "Buster"May 20 20216.8-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumToast 
ShowFedora 31 x86_64Nov 30 20194.21Yes Yes NoPlatinumArtem S. Tashkinov 
ShowFedora 31 x86_64Nov 30 20194.21Yes Yes NoPlatinumArtem S. Tashkinov 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
14601 WinRAR v3.7-v5.5 easter egg animation very slow, consuming 100% of one cpu core NEW View
26549 Add support for setting processor priority (niceness) NEW View
26803 file open dialog: slow when selecting many files NEW View
26865 Cannot drag-drop extract files (WinRAR, 7-Zip, etc.) NEW View
42201 Implement Taskbar Extensions UNCONFIRMED View

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