Files with rez extension are commonly found in computer game based on the Lithtech Game Engine from Monolith Productions. Standard game archive which can be extracted using Dragon UnPACKer.

There are 2 other file types using
the REZ file extension!

rez file icon.rez - Escape Velocity Nova plugin file

rez file icon.rez - Resume Divider file

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REZ file extension - LithTech game engine resource file

What is rez file? How to open rez files?

The rez file extension is associated with LithTech Game Engine.

The rez files contain package files that contain various game data such as music, textures, sounds, models, or maps.

Lithtech is a game engine which was initially developed by Monolith Productions in collaboration with Microsoft. Monolith later formed a separate company, LithTech Inc., to deal with further advancements of the engine technology and currently, after a change of its corporate identity, LithTech Inc. is known as Touchdown Entertainment.

A number of different video game developers, including Monolith itself, has been using Lithtech to power their first-person shooter games, thus contributing to the success of the engine, establishing it as an alternative to other products, such as the Quake and Unreal engines.

The default software associated to rez file type:

Aliens versus Predator 2 icon

Monolith Productions, Inc. logo Aliens versus Predator 2  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Monolith Productions, Inc.

Aliens versus Predator 2 is a science fiction first-person shooter computer game developed by Monolith Productions released in 2001.

No One Lives Forever icon

Monolith Productions, Inc. logo No One Lives Forever  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Monolith Productions, Inc.

No One Lives Forever is 3D action adventure computer game for Microsoft Windows and Sony Playstation video gaming console. No One Lives Forever ups the ante with 1960's-influenced spy action with killer weapons, vivid international locates, and deadly arch villains.

No One Lives Forever 2 picture or screenshot

Monolith Productions, Inc. logo No One Lives Forever 2  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Monolith Productions, Inc.

No One Lives Forever 2 is 3D action first person shooter based on James Bond: No One Lives Forever story. British UNITY operative Cate Archer must investigate a super-secret Soviet project that, if successful, could bring about a third world war.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact picture or screenshot

Monolith Productions, Inc. logo Sanity: Aiken's Artifact  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Monolith Productions, Inc.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact is action computer game for Microsoft Windows developed by Monolith and released in 2000. Players assume the role of Agent Cain, a powerful Psionic working for an elite government agency. As Cain you strive for mastery of innate psychic "Talents" such as the ability to shoot fireballs or the power to summon hideous creatures.

SHOGO: Mobile Armor Division picture or screenshot

Monolith Productions, Inc. logo SHOGO: Mobile Armor Division  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Monolith Productions, Inc.

Shogo is 3D action shooter computer game for Microsoft Windows. Shogo casts you in the role of Sanjuro Makabe, a Mobile Combat Armor pilot and Commander in the UCA Security Force. Control ultra-powerful mecha that run, jump, duck, strafe, swim and stomp on enemy personnel.

Tron picture or screenshot

Monolith Productions, Inc. logo Tron  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Monolith Productions, Inc.

Tron 2.0 is sci-fi first person shooter computer game. Tron 2.0 is the present-day sequel to the 1982 cult film classic that was a landmark of computerized graphical ingenuity. Your mission is to prevent the sinister conspiracy that threatens to corrupt one reality and forever transform another.

Blood 2: The Chosen icon

Monolith Productions, Inc. logo Blood 2: The Chosen  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Monolith Productions, Inc.

Blood 2: The Chosen is a first-person shooter computer game developed by Monolith Productions and released by GT Interactive in 1998.

Help how to open REZ files:

Dragon UnPACKer should be able to open and explore the contents of *.rez files.

How to convert file with extension REZ:

As far as we know, this .rez 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.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 52 65 7A 4D 67 72 20 56 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 20 31 20
ASCII code: RezMgr Version 1 Copyright (C) 1995 MONOLITH INC.

List of software applications associated to the .rez file extension

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