How to Play RAR Files on ePSXe

by Joshua Laud

Open your preferred web browser and go to the RARLAB website (see References). Download the WinRAR installer.

Extracting the RAR with WinRAR (Shareware)

1

Open your preferred web browser and go to the RARLAB website (see References). Download the WinRAR installer.

2

Double click the downloaded installer to begin setup. This will be stored in your web browser's default download directory unless specified otherwise.

3

Locate your RAR file and double click it to open in WinRAR.

4

Click "Extract To" then choose a destination for your extracted PlayStation ROM to be placed. Click "Extract" then close WinRAR once it has finished. Make a note of where you stored this file.

5

Open ePSXe, click "File," then click "Open." Locate your extracted PlayStation ROM, select it, then click "Open" to load the game in ePSXe.

Extracting the RAR with WinZIP (Shareware)

1

Open your preferred web browser and go to the WINZIP website (see References). Download the WinZIP installer.

2

Double click the downloaded installer to begin setup. This will be stored in your web browser's default download directory unless specified otherwise.

3

Locate your RAR file and double click it to open in 7-Zip File Manager.

4

Click "Extract," then choose a destination for your extracted PlayStation ROM. Make a note of this location, then click "Extract" and close WinZip once it has finished.

5

Open ePSXe, click "File," then "Open." Locate your extracted PlayStation ROM as placed in WInZip, select it then click "Open" to load the game in ePSXe.

About the Author

Joshua Laud started writing professionally in 2008. During his three years at University he worked freelance for various music publications including "Clash Magazine" and "total:spec," and online Data Transmission and Music is Art. Laud also specializes in technology writing. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of London.