Universal Extractor 2 Alternatives

    Universal Extractor 2 is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Universal Extractor 2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Resource Hacker, which is free. Other great apps like Universal Extractor 2 are PE Explorer (Paid), Resource Tuner (Paid), RisohEditor (Free, Open Source) and lessmsi (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021

    1. Resource Hacker™ is a resource editor for 32bit and 64bit Windows® applications.
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    2. 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.
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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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Wine
      This is a utility with a graphical user interface and a command line interface that can be used to view and extract the contents of an MSI file.
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    3. 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.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      This program allow you to open the game resource files in an explorer-like interface then extract the content at will. More than 80 games are supported directly. It is plugin based making easier to add new archive file formats.
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    4. 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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    5. InnoExtractor is a powerful application that helps you to unpack Inno Setup installers.
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