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RARCrack is a command line tool used for cracking password-protected RAR files. It is specifically designed to recover lost or forgotten passwords from RAR archives. The tool utilizes brute-force and dictionary-based attacks to guess the correct password.

RARCrack supports multi-threading, allowing it to execute multiple password-cracking attempts concurrently, thereby increasing the chances of a successful crack. It can also automatically save and resume cracking sessions, making it ideal for lengthy and complex password searches.

The tool can use both CPU and GPU resources for cracking passwords, utilizing the power of modern graphics cards to accelerate the process. This makes it faster and more efficient compared to other similar tools.

RARCrack accepts both single and multi-volume RAR files, and it can handle archives protected with various encryption algorithms, including the default RAR3 encryption.

It provides a simple and easy-to-use interface, making it suitable for both beginners and advanced users. It also displays real-time progress, providing important information about the cracking process.

To use RARCrack, the user needs to specify the target RAR file and choose between brute-force or dictionary attacks. Users can also set various options, such as minimum and maximum password lengths and the character sets to be used in the attack.

RARCrack is an open-source tool, meaning its source code is freely available to the public, enhancing transparency and allowing for modifications and improvements by the community.

It is compatible with multiple operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and macOS, ensuring its availability on a wide range of platforms.

Lastly, it is important to note that RARCrack should only be used for ethical and legal purposes, such as recovering passwords for files that the user has the right to access.

List of commands for rarcrack:

  • rarcrack:tldr:b2230 rarcrack: Use multiple threads.
    $ rarcrack --threads ${6} ${filename-zip}
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  • rarcrack:tldr:bd485 rarcrack: Specify the archive type.
    $ rarcrack --type ${select} ${filename-zip}
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  • rarcrack:tldr:c871a rarcrack: Brute force the password for an archive (tries to guess the archive type).
    $ rarcrack ${filename-zip}
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