Files with res extension can be usually found as various resource packages, for example for Delphi developing tool.

There are 6 other file types using
the RES file extension!

empty icon.res - Game resource data [common]

empty icon.res - Microsoft C, C++ compiled resource file

res icon.res - Steam Client resource data

empty icon.res - Microsoft Linker resource compiler input file

empty icon.res - SHELX output file

empty icon.res - SWAT reservoir input file

RES file extension - Delphi resource data

What is res file? How to open res files?

File type specification:

Binary file type icon Binary file type

File extension res is associated with Delphi, a program developing tool from Embarcadero.

A .res files are binary files used for a project containing resource definitions, such as strings, icons, images etc.These files will be recreated by the IDE when loading a project but the icon will get lost in that process.

Therefore you should either keep it in source control or find another way to create it.

Updated: November 29, 2023

The default software associated to open res file:

Delphi icon

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. logoDelphi  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Delphi is integrated development environment used to create applications fort Microsoft Windows. It supports Delphi programming language (Object Pascal), C++, C# for Microsoft .NET.

Help how to open:

Delphi resources are used by Delphi projects only.

How to convert:

Resource files generally cannot be converted, just sometimes exported or extracted with proper tool.

List of software applications associated to the .res 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 res file, edit res file, convert res file, view res file, play res 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 res files.

Software that open res file - Delphi resource data

Programs supporting the exension res on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Delphi for open res file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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