cRARk purpose


The primary goal of cRARk is to:

  • recover your forgotten password on RAR archives.
    Rar/WinRar versions 2.x-5.x up to 5.0 are supported.

Please bear in mind you have quite no chance to crack unknown password (longer than 6-7 symbols) if you have no additional info about it.
cRARk is the tool for professionals, it uses command-line interface, has no GUI.
cRARk is the freeware utility for Win32/64, Linux, Mac OS.

Features and limitations

Advantages of cRARk are:

  • Absolutely free
  • All RAR versions support, NEW including the latest RAR 5.0
  • One of the fastest RAR password recovery software, with the optimization for latest x86 instructions: NEW AVX2, AVX, XOP, AES-NI for Intel Haswell and AMD Bulldozer processors
  • Support of GPU password recovery on NVIDIA (including Maxwell), AMD and Intel GPUs using CUDA and OpenCL technologies
  • Multi-volume, self-extracting, encrypted header archives support
  • Unique PCL language which is extremely efficient if user remembers any information about a forgotten password
  • Portability (DOS, Windows, Linux, Solaris, Mac OS versions are available)

Limitations of cRARk (comparing to Parallel Password Recovery):

  • No GUI, pause/resume feature etc
  • No multi-core support, only one CPU or GPU is used
  • Password length is limited to 28 symbols
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