SmartRAR icon

How to open archives


SmartRAR is capable to open various types of archives (encrypted, password protected, splitted...). There is multiple ways to open archive and start browsing it.

Open archive using toolbar button

Image of SmartRAR open archive toolbar button.

You can open archive using toolbar button in upper left corner.After pressing the toolbar button, standard open panel appears and you can select archive to open.

Open archive using menubar

Image of SmartRAR file menu.

Archive can be opened using menubar item (File -> Open...).Alternatively you can use command+O shortcut.

Double click archive file

Rar archive icon.

If you set SmartRAR to be default unarchiver for supported types, you can open archives by double clicking on archive icon.