How To Extract RAR & ZIP Files With Android Apps
There are so many different reasons to extract RAR & ZIP files with android. One of the major reason is not everyone who possess ZIP and RAR archives have a laptop to perform such task.
Android mobile has more users than any other devices in the world. One category of persons who would find extraction of RAR files with android appealing are PPSSPP emulator gamers. PPSSPP emulators run games in .ISO (ISO image) or .CSO files. Without this format, games won’t run. Large files of games is taken into consideration hence the need to compress these files into RAR or ZIP format.
FILES THAT CAN BE COMPRESSED TO ZIP & RAR
There so so many type of files that can be compressed into RAR & ZIP, there is absolutely no limit to what individuals can compress. Compression of files is only necessary when the files you want to upload, transfer or send is large in size. To avoid unnecessary wastage of data in upload and download, to also avoid time wastage, it is necessary to compress these kind of files. .APK files can be compressed, ISO, CSO, mp4 and many others. You can try compressing a zip file if you are curious for the result. Compressing a ZIP or RAR file do not reduce the file size of the archive any further.
HOW TO EXTRACT RAR & ZIP FILE WITH ANDROID APPS
There are so many apps out there that allows users to extract archives. Out of the thousands developed, I am going to introduce you to two. These two apps are the best you can ever find, I’d recommend it anytime, any day. Apart from ZIP and RAR, these apps especially the first listed can extract files in 7z (7zip), rar5, bzip2, gzip, XZ, iso, tar, arj, cab, lzh, lha, lzma, xar, tgz, tbz, Z, deb, rpm, zipx, mtz, chm, dmg, cpio, cramfs, img (fat, ntfs, ubf), wim, ecm, lzip, zst (zstd), egg, and alz format. The apps are:
Continue reading to learn how to use these apps to extract RAR and ZIP files.
USING ZARCHIVER PRO
Apart from managing archives, this application can be used to manage files in an android mobile. Users can rename, copy, cut, share and delete files with ease
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Follow the below steps to use this app to extract RAR & ZIP files:
- Click the download button above and follow through the process to download the application
- Wait for download to complete
- After downloading, find the APK file under download directory and install the app.
- Open and run the installed ZArchiver app
- Using ZArchiver, locate the .RAR or .Zip file you want to extract
- Click on it and then click on “extract here” or extract into a specific location of your choice. For a PSP game zip file, extract to PSP/games for easy access with PPSSPP emulator.
- Wait for extraction to complete
- You should see the extracted files (ISO or CSO or any other) after extraction and that is all.
USING RAR APP
This application is designed to carry out extraction of archives especially RAR files. Other archives can be extracted as well. With this application, you can backup your phone storage and data, as well as mange your files.
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Follow the below steps to use this app to extract ZIP & RAR files:
- Click the above download button and follow through to begin download of RAR Apk
- Wait for download to complete
- After download is complete, find the downloaded APK file in your files directory
- Click on install RAR application
- After installation, open and run the app
- Find the compressed ZIP or RAR files you want to extract
- Check the files you want to extract if more than one
- Click extract and wait for extraction to be completed
- You should be able to see the extracted content be it ISO or CSO, that’s all.
Extracting files is not difficult or technical as you have seen, it’s a simple and easy process. The two listed apps can also assist you compress files to ZIP and RAR format and can also assist you in protecting your files with password.
You can go ahead and download your favorite ppsspp game, no matter the archive format it is in, you are sure to be able to extract now.