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    Resource Editor Alternatives

    Resource Editor is described as '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'. There are eight alternatives to Resource Editor for Windows, PortableApps.com and Resource Hacker. The best alternative is Resource Hacker, which is free. Other great apps like Resource Editor are Universal Extractor 2 (Free, Open Source), Resource Tuner (Paid), RisohEditor (Free, Open Source) and Redwood - resources extractor (Free).

    This page was last updated May 23, 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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      • 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      RisohEditor can add, edit, extract, clone and remove the resource data in EXE/DLL/RC/RES files. You can edit Windows resources (Dialogs, Menus, Icons, Cursors, String Tables, Message Tables etc.) by using RisohEditor.
    3. 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      The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available.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.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Resource Hacker
      Resource Hacker FX is an improved Resource Hacker: it is a patcher that needs to be used on the original Resource Hacker v3.6.0.92. What does the patcher change:

      Discontinued

      This patch is discontinued.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      ResEd is an editor for resource script files (*.rc) which is also 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.

      Discontinued

      Site has been temporarily suspended according to author.

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