EULA (End User License Agreement) for use and distribution
The RAR (and its Windows version - WinRAR) archiver are
shareware. This means:
All copyrights to RAR and WinRAR are exclusively owned by the
author - Alexander Roshal.
Anyone may use this software during a test period of 40 days.
Following this test period of 40 days or less, if you wish to
continue to use WinRAR, you must purchase a license.
There are 2 basic types of licenses issued for WinRAR, these
A single computer USAGE license. The user purchases ONE license
to USE the WinRAR archiver on ONE computer.
Home users may use their single computer usage license on all
computers which are in property of the license owner.
Business users require one license per computer RAR is installed
A multiple usage license. The user purchases a number of usage
licenses for use, by the purchaser or the purchaser's employees on
the same number of computers.
In a network (server/client) environment you must purchase a
license copy for each separate client (workstation) on which WinRAR
is installed, used, or accessed. A separate license copy for each
client (workstation) is needed regardless of whether the clients
(workstations) will use WinRAR simultaneously or at different
times. If for example you wish to have 9 different clients
(workstations) in your network with access to WinRAR, you must
purchase 9 license copies.
A user who purchased a RAR license, is granted a non-exclusive
right to use RAR on as many computers as defined by the licensing
terms above according to the number of licenses purchased, for any
legal purpose. The licensed RAR software may not be rented or
leased, but may be permanently transferred, in it's entirety, if
the person receiving it agrees to the terms of this license. If the
software is an update, the transfer must include the update and all
Licensing for RAR on mobile devices (U3 stick, USB stick,
In addition to the terms stated above following licensing terms
apply to the licensing of RAR on mobile devices.
A single computer usage license. Home users may use their
single computer usage license on all mobile devices which are in
property of the license owner.
Business users may use their single computer usage license on one
computer and one mobile device.
A multiple usage license. Users who own a multiple usage
license may use that license on the same number of mobile devices
as number of computers (clients) the license was purchased for.
The number of computers/devices running RAR at any time is limited
to the number of licenses purchased according to the licensing
A licensed version of RAR on a mobile device may be used by the
purchaser or the purchaser's employees, on several computers
There are no additional license fees, apart from the cost of
purchasing a license, associated with the use of RAR from a mobile
device on computers that are not owned by the owner of the RAR
The RAR/WinRAR unlicensed trial version may be freely
distributed, with exceptions noted below, provided the distribution
package is not modified in any way.
No person or company may distribute separate parts of the
package with the exception of the UnRAR components, without written
permission of the copyright owner.
The RAR/WinRAR unlicensed trial version may not be distributed
inside of any other software package without written permission of
the copyright owner.
Hacks/cracks, keys or key generators may not be included on the
To buy a license, please see order.htm for details.
WinRAR archiver is distributed "as is". No warranty of any kind
is expressed or implied. You use at your own risk. Neither the
author nor the agents of the author will be liable for data loss,
damages, loss of profits or any other kind of loss while using or
misusing this software.
There are NO additional license fees, apart from the cost of
purchasing a license, associated with the creation and distribution
of RAR archives, volumes, self-extracting archives or
self-extracting volumes. Legally registered owners may use their
copies of RAR/WinRAR to produce archives and self-extracting
archives and to distribute those archives free of any additional
You may not use, copy, emulate, clone, rent, lease, sell,
modify, decompile, disassemble, otherwise reverse engineer, or
transfer the licensed program, or any subset of the licensed
program, except as provided for in this agreement. Any such
unauthorized use shall result in immediate and automatic
termination of this license and may result in criminal and/or civil
7zxa.dll library is copyrighted by Igor Pavlov and distributed
under LGPL Version 3 license (
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html ). You can modify portions of
7zxa.dll and perform reverse engineering solely for purpose of
debugging such 7zxa.dll modifications according to LGPL. Source
code of 7zxa.dll is available on www.7-zip.org.
Neither RAR binary code, WinRAR binary code, UnRAR source or UnRAR
binary code may be used or reverse engineered to re-create the RAR
compression algorithm, which is proprietary, without written
permission of the author.
RAR and WinRAR keyfiles may not be distributed, except as stated in
item 3) above, outside of the area of legal control of the person
or persons who purchased the original license, without written
permission of the copyright holder.
All rights not expressly granted here are reserved by Alexander
Installing and using RAR/WinRAR signifies acceptance of these
terms and conditions of the license.
If you do not agree with the terms of this license you must
remove RAR/WinRAR files from your storage devices and cease to use