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

empty icon.res - Game resource file [common]

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

empty icon.res - Delphi resource

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 file

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 res file type:

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.

Help how to open RES files:

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 file with extension RES:

As far as we know, this .res 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 .res file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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).

  • Others res file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with res file - Steam Client resource file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use res file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open res file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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