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.REZ File Extension

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File Type 1Lithtech Game Engine Resource File

DeveloperMonolith
Popularity
4.4 (30 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Resource file used by first-person shooter games that are developed with the Lithtech gaming engine; contains game content, including meshes, textures, music, maps, and other game objects; commonly used to modify game content.

More Information

REZ files are used by the following Monolith games:

  • Aliens vs Predator
  • Aliens vs Predator 2
  • Blood II
  • Condemned 2: Bloodshot
  • Contract J.A.C.K.
  • F.E.A.R.
  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
  • The Matrix Online
  • Noone Lives Forever
  • Noone Lives Forever 2
  • Purge
  • Sanity: Aikens Artifact
  • Shogo: Mobile Armor Division
  • Tron 2.0
Other examples of games that use Lithtech resource files include:
  • Sierra Entertainment Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza
  • Jarhead Games Marine Sharpshooter
  • Jarhead Games Marine Sharpshooter 2: Jungle Warfare
  • Jarhead Games World War II Sniper: Call To Victory
  • Valumedia World War II: Normandy
Many REZ files may be modified using Dragon UnPACKer or Game Extractor. They may also be extracted using the program lithrez.exe, which is bundled with many Lithtech games.

The Lithtech gaming engine was originally developed jointly by Monolith Productions and Microsoft.

Programs that open REZ files
Windows
Dragon UnPACKer
SmileGate Crossfire
Updated 8/11/2015

File Type 2FirstClass Resource File

DeveloperOpenText
Popularity
4.3 (26 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

Definition

Resource file used by OpenText FirstClass, a conferencing and emailing program that enables collaboration and communication between users; contains resources that customize the FirstClass interface; includes pictures, forms, icons, and sounds.

More Information

NOTE: REZ files are similar to .FC files except they only hold resources for the FirstClass interface instead of login data.

Programs that open REZ files
Windows
OpenText FirstClass
Mac
OpenText FirstClass
Updated 4/1/2014

File Type 3Escape Velocity Plug-in File

DeveloperAmbrosia
Popularity
3.6 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryPlugin Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Plugin file used by Escape Velocity or EV Nova, a series of space adventure games by Ambrosia Software; adds new features, such as new ships, planets, and base stations; may also include new storylines.

More Information

REZ files can be viewed and edited with EVNEW, a free Windows utility available on the Ambrosia website. Note that this utility requires Apple QuickTime to be installed.

Programs that open REZ files
Windows
Ambrosia Escape Velocity
Ambrosia EV Nova
EVNEW
Mac
Ambrosia Escape Velocity
Ambrosia EV Nova
Updated 10/27/2010

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