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RAR archive reader for Python

Project description

This is Python module for RAR archive reading. The interface is made as zipfile like as possible. Licensed under ISC license.

Features:

  • Supports both RAR2 and RAR3 archives (WinRAR 2.x .. WinRAR 4.x).
  • 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: either unrar from RARLAB or bsdtar from libarchive.
  • Works with both Python 2.7 and 3.x.

Notes:

  • Does not support the RAR5 format introduced in WinRAR 5.0.
  • bsdtar does not support all RAR3 features.

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