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How to convert .rar files to .avi files?

Asked by: Anonymous User, 12 Nov 2010 17:45

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Ak49er (66)

You can convert it to .avi by renaming it with a .avi extension.; But that wont do you any good as .RAR is not a video format; its an archive format. Download either WinRaR or 7Zip (FREE) and extract the files within.

12 Nov 2010 19:21
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Unverified new user

RAR files are not video files, theyre archive files, just like .zip. Thus, a RAR archive _can_ contain a video within itself, but you need to extract the RAR archive first.

Load 7-zip or WinRAR and open the rar file. Then, extract the contents (files) inside that RAR file into some folder on your HDD. If the files "found" inside the RAR file are in AVI format, youve achieved your goal. If theyre in some other format (say, .3gp, .mp4 or something else), you obviously need to convert the files further. For that, you might want to check AfterDawns video conversion guides.

13 Nov 2010 11:10
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Unverified new user

wtf!?! is that even possible?.. install winrar then right click on rar file and select extract.

12 Nov 2010 18:51
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Unverified new user

Ask a question, get a silly answer. At least the first two had a suggestion. Whats your excuse?

13 Nov 2010 4:08
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I think I already read a similar one to this...how to convert unknown file to avi, but Im not sure if this is also applicable to convert rar to .avi extension. try it and see if it works.

13 Nov 2010 22:46

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