Files with res file extension can be found as various game archives from many different computer games.

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

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

empty icon.res - Delphi resource data

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

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RES file extension - Game resource data

What is res file? How to open res files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The res file extension is used in variety of computer games for data files that hold resources for the game. This can be all sort of data, from graphic, videos, sounds, interfaces, settings and such. 

Updated: April 3, 2019

The default software associated to open res file:

Dragon UnPACKer icon

Alexandre Devilliers logoDragon UnPACKer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Alexandre Devilliers

Dragon Unpacker is unpacking tool for resource files from computer games, which is very popular in moding community. It supports plethora of file formats and also is able to search for known patterns in unknown file formats.

Help how to open:

Some *.res files from computer games can be opened and extracted with Dragon UnPACKer.

How to convert:

Some game resources archives can be extracted, but no conversion is possible.

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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 - Game 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 Dragon UnPACKer for open res file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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