AutoUnpack is a freeware utility that can be used to automatically download, repair, and unpack all RAR-, 7z-, zip-, TS – archives, or splitted files (e.g. *.001, .002). Which is especially useful for usenet binaries. Downloading and unpacking compressed files from web pages is not a difficult task to be performed manually, but AutoUnpack improves efficiency and guarantees successful file unpacking by making the whole process easier, especially for computer novice users. Moreover, the program can also be used as a Compressed archives repair tool.
As we all know, file compression is the practice of packaging a file or files to use less disk space and network bandwidth. Those Compressed archives is widely used for backup and transfer of information over the internet, However, Compressed archives is highly sensitive to corruptions. In case of even a minor corruption of the file structure, most standard file compression tools will no be able to extract its content. In such a case AutoUnpack is useful to extract content from corrupted archives. Full automation of the recovery and a wizard-like interface make Compressed archives repair no more than a snap.
To start, you need to specify the source folder which contains Corrupted archives, the program will scan it for damages. AutoUnpack analyzes this source folder to search for PAR2 files. It uses them to verify the downloaded files that belong to them. If some files are incomplete or missing and there aren’t enough PAR2 repair blocks available, the program will show how many blocks are missing. It will analyze the folder again later (10 minutes for example). If enough PAR2 repair blocks are available AutoUnpack will repair the missing or incomplete files (if necessary). It is able to repair all files in a PAR2 set, including MP3 files for example.