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.RES File Extension

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File Type 1Valve Steam Skin Resource File

DeveloperValve
Popularity
4.1 (8 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategorySettings Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

File used by Valve Steam, an application that delivers on-demand games and downloadable content to users; stores information for a user interface skin and can be used for customizing the user interface.

More Information

RES files for Valve Steam are stored in the \Skins\Resources\ directory of the software installation. They are saved in a plain text format and can be viewed with a text editor. Sometimes users modify these files manually in a text editor to change the appearance of the interface.

Program(s) that open .RES files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Valve Steam
Updated 5/15/2013

File Type 2C++ Complied Resource Script

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
4.1 (30 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Win32 resource file used when compiling a C++ program; contains resources, such as images, cursors, and version information.

Program(s) that open .RES files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
Resource Hacker
ResEdit
Updated 11/6/2012

File Type 3Windows Resource File

DeveloperEmbarcadero Technologies
Popularity
4.1 (12 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Binary file automatically generated by Delphi programming software; contains the program's main icon and version information (if necessary) and is required for compiling a program; may also include other resources used within the application, such as bitmaps, cursors, and string tables.

Program(s) that open .RES files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Embarcadero Delphi
Embarcadero Technologies C++ Builder
Updated 2006

File Type 4Star Wars KotOR Save Resources File

DeveloperLucasArts
Popularity
2.6 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

File used by Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KotOR), a third-person action game based on the Star Wars series; saved alongside a .SAV saved game file and contains additional descriptive information for the save.

Program(s) that open .RES files
Updated 12/13/2011