.REZ File Extension
File Type 1Lithtech Game Engine Resource File
What is a REZ file?
A REZ file is a resource file used by first-person shooter games that are developed with the Lithtech gaming engine. It contains game content, including meshes, textures, music, maps, and other game objects. REZ files are commonly used to modify game content.
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. 2: Project Origin
- The Matrix Online
- Noone Lives Forever
- Noone Lives Forever 2
- Sanity: Aikens Artifact
- Shogo: Mobile Armor Division
- Tron 2.0
- 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
NOTE: The Lithtech gaming engine was originally developed jointly by Monolith Productions and Microsoft.
File Type 2Escape Velocity Plug-in File
.REZ File Association 2
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.
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.
NOTE: Ambrosia Escape Velocity and EV Nova have been discontinued.
File Type 3FirstClass Resource File
.REZ File Association 3
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.
NOTE: REZ files are similar to .FC files except they only hold resources for the FirstClass interface instead of login data.