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RAR archive reader for Python

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This is Python module for RAR archive reading. The interface follows the style of zipfile. Licensed under ISC license.


  • Supports both RAR3 and RAR5 format archives.

  • Supports multi volume archives.

  • Supports Unicode filenames.

  • Supports password-protected archives.

  • Supports archive and file comments.

  • Archive parsing and non-compressed files are handled in pure Python code.

  • Compressed files are extracted by executing external tool: unrar (preferred), unar or bsdtar.

  • Works with Python 3.6+.


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