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[Feature Request] Ability to play videos in .rars

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By Sid32, Senior Member on 2nd March 2015, 10:54 PM
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With space still being a premium on phones and tablets I would love to be able to play video files in multiple .rars. VLC can do this on the desktop and BS Player can do this on Android. This would be a killer feature for me.
3rd March 2015, 12:15 AM |#2  
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Space? By archiving video you only waste space.
3rd March 2015, 12:19 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by vivan000

Space? By archiving video you only waste space.

I get videos emailed me as .rar files. I know. I've talked to the higher ups and they say something about their firewall doesn't like .avi in or out. Either way, it would be a handy feature to have.
11th November 2019, 01:24 AM |#4  
This feature would be nice to have.
There are a lot of Movies around which consist of multiple RAR-Files.
These RAR-Files arent really 'packed' - they're created with 'no compression' (Store) Option.
Something like a 'virtual-rar-file-system' would be needed for making it readable.
Like @Sid32 said - VLC already supports it for ages.
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