An aps file extension is related to the Microsoft Visual C++ development environment. An aps file contains binary version of resource files.

There are 2 other file types using
the APS file extension!

aps file icon.aps - ArcPad symbology file

aps file icon.aps - Greeting Card Studio project file

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Software that works with aps file extension

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APS file extension - Microsoft Visual C++ binary resource

What is aps file? How to open aps files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The aps file extension is used by Microsoft Visual C++ for binary version of resource data file.

These aps files are created so the resources used by C++ project are created more quickly.

The default software associated to aps file type:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Visual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Visual Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications.

Help how to open APS files:

The aps file is compiled in binary format and cannot be opened in any program.

How to convert file with extension APS:

There is no way how to convert *.aps files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .aps file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open aps file, edit aps file, convert aps file, view aps file, play aps file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the aps files.

  • Create aps file
  • Others aps file

Programs that can create aps file - Microsoft Visual C++ binary resource

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create aps file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with aps file by default:
Visual C++ small icon Visual C++
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio

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