ResEd Alternatives

    ResEd is described as 'editor for resource script files (*.rc) which lso used in RadASM, FbEdit and MasmEd. As every RAD Software product, it makes application development easy and fast by providing sophisticated functions and integrated clever tools'. There are more than 10 alternatives to ResEd for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Resource Hacker, which is free. Other great apps like ResEd are Universal Extractor 2 (Free, Open Source), PE Explorer (Paid), Resource Tuner (Paid) and Anolis Resourcer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 14, 2020

    1. Resource Hacker™ is a resource editor for 32bit and 64bit Windows® applications.
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    2. Universal Extractor 2 is an unofficial updated and extended version of the original UniExtract by Jared Breland. It brings several hundred changes including community-wanted ones such as a batch mode, auto-updater and scan-only-functionality.
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    3. PE Explorer is the most feature-packed program for inspecting the inner workings of your own software, and more importantly, third party Windows applications and libraries for which you do not have source code.

      Discontinued

      Not updated for very long time, no 64bit support.

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      • Windows
      Resource Tuner lets you view, extract, replace, edit, and delete the embedded resources of executable files: icons, strings, images, sounds, dialogs, menus - all that make up the visual part of your Windows programs.
    4. Flexible and extensible resource editor for Win32/PE applications under active development. Is "MUI Aware" and supports all the changes made to the resource model in Windows Vista and later. Supports PNG icons as well.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9, released on 1st September 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.



    5. ResourcesExtract is a small utility that scans dll/ocx/exe files and extract all resources (bitmaps, icons, cursors, AVI movies, HTML files, and more...) stored in them into the folder that you specify.
      • Windows
      Restorator is an award-winning utility to edit windows resources in applications and their components, e.g. files with .exe, .dll, .res, .rc, .dcr, extension (see PE files and RES files).

      Discontinued

      The software seems to be no longer updated. Latest version was released in 2007, but it can be still bought from the official website.

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    6. The primary focus of the resource editor is RES files with a heavy bias toward the resource types commonly used by Delphi developers, but all common resource file formats and resource types are supported.
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    7. View and extract resources from EXE, DLL, OCX, CPL or any other Windows 32 & 64 Bit PE file. The embedded resources are shown in a tree sorted by language and type.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      XN Resource Editor is a free, powerful, fully featured resource editor and PE module explorer.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.0.0.1, released in December 2005, can be still downloaded from an unofficial mirror.

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