Add-on:RAR archive support

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RAR archive support

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Author: spiff

Type: VFS
Repo: repo v21 repo v20 repo v19

License: GPL-2.0-or-later
Source: Source code
Summary: Unarchiver for .rar files
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This addon is an extraction utility for RAR archives.

It allows direct reading of uncompressed RAR files, so prior unpacking is not necessary. For all other types, it is temporarily unpacked and passed to Kodi.

Attention: A "Solid RAR" archive type requires complete unpacking to use files within it. Hence access times may be long for larger packages.


This add-on is installed from the Add-on browser located in Kodi as follows:

  1. Settings
  2. Add-ons
  3. Install from repository
  4. VFS
  5. RAR archive support
  6. Install