A res file extension is associated with Steam and used for its internal data files.

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

empty icon.res - Delphi 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 - Steam Client resource data

What is res file? How to open res files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

res file icon: res filetype icon

The res file extension is associated with the Steam Client, an application for Windows, Mac and Linux that allows users to manage their games purchased on Steam gaming platform.

The res file stores various data resources.

The default software associated to open res file:

Steam icon

Valve Corporation logoSteam  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Steam is digital distribution and multiplayer platform. It is used to distribution of computer games, game updates and also has chat and in-game voices features.

Steam for Mac icon

Valve Corporation logoSteam for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Steam for Mac is digital distribution and multiplayer platform used for distribution of computer games, game updates and also has chat and in-game voices features. On Steam distribute many game developers, such as Electronic Arts, Activision, Bethesda Softworks, id Software etc.

Steam for Linux icon

Valve Corporation logoSteam for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Steam for Linux is digital distribution and multiplayer platform used for distribution of computer games, game updates and also has chat and in-game voices features.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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.

Programs that can create res file - Steam Client 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 listed programs for create res file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Linux/Unix:

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