This article will feature the ResEdit tool, using which you can modify resources of various Windows system files and customize them.

ResEdit is a freeware utility for the ultimate customization of Windows resource files. This handy tool allows us to edit resources for system  files and complied resource scripts. You can call it an alternative to well known “Resource Hacker”. If you’re a C++ developer, you must give it a try. ResEdit is available for both 32-bit and 64-bit platform.

ResEdit : Free Utility To Edit Windows Resource Files

Here are some highlights of this tool:

  • Supported formats : Resource script (RC), Compiled Resource Script (RES), Win32 Portable Executable (EXE, DLL files)
  • Importing RC files generated by Microsoft Visual Editor resource editor
  • Format conversion in command line mode
  • Unlimited undo/redo buffers
  • Advanced dialog editor : All existing kinds of Win32 controls are supported (static text, buttons, edit controls etc.)
  • Basic picture editor for modifying bitmaps, icons, cursors
  • Possibly to include all sort of resources
  • Customizable layout : drag and drop panels to place wherever you want

You can download this tool at http://resedit.net.

Hope you find the tool useful!

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2 Comments

  • what wud u chose? Reshacker or resedit.

    I think reshacker is best@

  • Kapil Arya

    ^^ Yeah, I’m still using Resource Hacker :)

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