The *.rc3 file extension is associated with the Visual C 98 and used for its resource files.

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RC3 file - Visual C resource file

What is rc3 file? How to open rc3 files?

File type specification:

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

The RC3 file extension is associated with the Visual C, or Visual C++ integrated development environment for Microsoft Windows that allows users to develop apps in C/C++ programming language. The *.rc3 file stores project resources.

The default software associated to rc3 file type:

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.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .rc3 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rc3 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 rc3 file, edit rc3 file, convert rc3 file, view rc3 file, play rc3 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rc3 file - Visual C resource file

Click on the software link for more information about Visual C++. Visual C++ uses rc3 file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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