Zipping a large sized file in order to reduce the size has become one of the most common activities on the computers. Various software and utilities are there which allow the user to compress the file and make an archive file for the large sized file. Same utilities are then used for decompressing or for unzipping the zipped files. Almost all of us are familiar with ZIP and RAR archives as they are the two most common formats in which files are compressed. Today we are going to discuss a similar utility which can be used to extract the files from this archives and that too in a batch comprising of several archive files.
The Extractor is basically a small, easy to use, useful and a freeware application which has been developed for batch extraction of ZIP and RAR archives. As said it is a simple and easy to use utility as the batch processing mechanism used by this application is pretty easy. User just need to simply drag and drop a number of files in order to quickly extract their contents and as said in batch. Although as we have already mentioned that there are other similar utilities available on the web such as UnRarIT, which allows the user to extract the content in the similar way, but this tool i.e., The Extractor provides much quicker extraction than any other similar utility. It has been found that time consumed by this utility for extraction the content from the archives is vary less as compared to other similar utilities.
You may easily download this utility from the link given below and then it may be installed in few simple steps. You may simply start with dragging and dropping the files to the application, and then you need to click Go to start the extraction process. Once you click this option, you may observe that all files will be extracted in the source directory on its own. It also gives you an option of pausing or killing the process which you may see at the bottom of the interface.
Only in few seconds you may see that the extraction process will show as completed, and then you can add other folder/files, open input folder, reset (recompress) the file(s) and delete files via right-click context menu options depending upon your needs and requirements. It also allows you to enable the prompt for password protected files, and you may simply close the application after a process is complete by choosing one of the options provided in the interface. So, overall we can say that it is a nice little utility and you may explore it by downloading it.