Free Resource Hacker Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Resource Hacker is Universal Extractor 2, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Resource Hacker and 17 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Resource Hacker are RisohEditor (Free, Open Source), ResEdit (Free), Anolis Resourcer (Free, Open Source) and XN Resource Editor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 23, 2020

    1. Inno Setup is a tool to create installers for Microsoft Windows applications. innoextract allows to extract such installers under non-windows systems without running the actual installer using Wine.
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      • 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:


      This patch is discontinued.

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    2. Free Resource Extractor is a free and handy utility to scan all DLL, EXE and OCX files and extract built-in resources like icons, bitmaps, cursors, sounds, AVI videos, HTML files, metafiles, etc. Free Resource Extractor can even extract useful resources from system files.


      The installer contains adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      innounp, the Inno Setup Unpacker. It recovers portions of the installation script (.iss file), including the registry changes and the compiled Innerfuse/RemObjects Pascal Script, if available.
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      • 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.


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    3. DotNetResourcesExtract is a small utility that scan dll/exe files of .NET applications, and extract all .NET embedded resources (Bitmaps, Gifs, HTML files, and so on) stored in them into the folder that you specify.
    4. Inno Setup Extractor lets you extract (unpack) Inno Setup packages directly on your Android device. Inno Setup files are commonly used to install Windows programs on your PC. The backend of Inno Setup Extractor is a port of...
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