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!

empty icon.aps - ArcPad symbology data

empty icon.aps - Greeting Card Studio project

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Software that open aps file

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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 open aps file:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual 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 logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform 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. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

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

How to convert:

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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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 aps files.

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

Programs supporting the exension aps on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create aps file action.

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