Working with RC, RES and PE (EXE, DLL…) files with full Unicode support

Resource Builder: Main Window
Resource Builder: Main Window

You can create and edit any resources in the comfortable built-in visual editors of Resource Builder. Save them to RC or RES files so they can be used in any third-party applications as well as directly to EXE and DLLs. Moreover, Resource Builder allows selecting and loading the resources you need from resource files and create their new combinations. You can also select separate resources and save them to a file. Resource Builder is the only visual resource editor that allows to create, edit and save Unicode RC scripts.

Importing resources from files of various formats

Resource Builder: Resource Explorer
Resource Builder: Resource Explorer

Resource Builder has a unique feature of importing resources from Windows executable files (EXE, DLL …) as well as from almost all types of files containing resources. Using Resource Builder you will be able to restore resources used in your applications even if you lost their sources. Resource Builder supports 64-bit executable files as well as 32-bit.

Integrated Resource Explorer allows browsing and exploring resources in other files stored on your PC using the same UI as Windows Explorer with such advanced functionality as Resource Filtering; Resource Search and more.

Support for symbolic IDs

Resource Builder: Defines Editor
Resource Builder: Defines Editor

Resource Builder supports symbolic IDs in resource scripts and in .h files. This gives the ability to use Resource Builder directly as resource editor in other development tools. For example users of MS Visual Studio Express Edition will have almost the same advantages as users of Standard Editions. Other users will be able to use feature-wide and user-friendly Resource Builder’s Editors as replacement for standard resource editors delivered with other development tools.

WYSWIG Visual dialog resource editor

Dialog Resource Editor
Dialog Resource Editor

A few simple mouse actions, editing of couple values in the Properties column and you get what you need! To make it more comfortable for developers, the toolbar contains all common Windows controls: labels, buttons, checkboxes and so on. To place them onto the form, a couple of moves with your mouse is quite enough.

Advanced features in working with graphic resources

Image Editor
Image Editor

Resource Builder allows you working with images in the PNG and JPEG formats as easily as with standard Bitmap images. Support for images with any size and colors count allows using Resource Builder as a replacement for most of the graphic editors. Moreover, the graphic editor of the program allows processing images with the help of various filters making it no worse than serious graphic packages.

Patching and updating resources in executable files

Resource Builder makes it possible to update, patch and modify resources directly in executable files, such as applications and dynamic-link libraries even without recompiling them.

.NET resources support

Support for .Net resource files brings you the ability to imports resources from almost all types of files and create your own resource library with the widest range of resources.

Support for HTML, XML and ANI resources; built-in resource compiler; support for command-line interface and many other features, which you will discover as you start using Resource Builder, make it really necessary tool for beginners and experienced developers!