Software Update: WinRAR 3.90 Beta 2

RAR Labs has released the second beta release of version 3.90 of its RAR and WinRAR archiving tools. The popular compression tool is available for a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. The program handles most common formats, including rar, zip, cab, arj, lzh, tar, gz, ace, uue, bz2, jar , iso, 7z and z, has a skinnable interface and support for Zip64 and multivolume cab files. The main changes in version 3.90 are the separate versions for 64-bit operating systems and the support for multicore processors. The following changes have also been made in this second beta release:

Changes in version 3.90 beta 2:

  • Delay between right clicking selected files in Windows Explorer and displaying the context menu is reduced. This delay can be noticeable, when you right click several thousands of files.

Bug fixed:

  • Dragging a file over an existing archive in Windows Explorer did not work for 64 bit WinRAR;
  • 64 bit beta 1 shell extension crashed if user right clicked “Startup” folder in Start Menu and selected “Open” or “Explore” commands;
  • “Scan archive for viruses” command in 64 bit beta 1 could fail to autodetect some of 32 bit antiviruses detected by 32 bit version;
  • Beta 1 hung when the entire folder specified as a mask was excluded: ‘rar a -xfolder arc folder’;
  • Sometimes beta 1 could hang when creating a new RAR archive if archive comment or one of advanced NTFS options was specified;
  • ZIP encryption code was updated to include recent InfoZip fixes;
  • 64 bit version did not store the toolbar layout.

The following downloads are available:
WinRAR 3.90 beta 2 (32bit)
WinRAR 3.90 beta 2 (64bit)
RAR 3.90 beta 2 for MS DOS (info)
RAR 3.90 beta 2 for Linux (32bit)
RAR 3.90 beta 2 for Linux (64bit)
RAR 3.80 beta 2 for FreeBSD
RAR 3.90 Beta 2 for Mac OS X
RAR 3.90 beta 2 for PocketPC
WinRAR interface themes

Version number 3.90 beta 2
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 9x, Windows 2000, Linux, BSD, Windows XP, DOS, macOS, OS/2, PocketPC 2002, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Linux AMD64, Linux IA-64, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008
Website RAR Labs
File size 1.29MB
License type Shareware