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.RESW File Extension

File TypeWindows Resources File

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

What is a RESW file?

Resource file used by Windows and Silverlight applications; contains strings that are used to localize the application for different languages and contexts; replaces .RESX files in some application development scenarios; often used with XAML applications, which abstract the user interface strings to resource files.

More Information

When RESW files are built into the application, they are compiled into a binary format and are stored in .PRI files.

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Programs that open RESW files
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
Updated 11/16/2011

About the file extension resw

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