Resource Hacker v5.1.6

billon on 31 Jul 2018

Resource Hacker is an utility to view, modify, rename, add, delete and extract resources in 32-bit and 64-bit Windows executables and resource files (*.res). The program can modify program icons as they appear in the taskbar, Start Menu and Desktop, among many other things.

It incorporates an internal resource script compiler and decompiler.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ResourceHacker.exe.
What's new? Fixed:
  • Comments within some resource definitions would not compile.
  • Commandline syntax bug (some commas required trailing spaces).

21 comments on Resource Hacker  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

rbon 2016-10-15 12:20

Resource Hacker new Beta in 'Portable' zip format.
Changes in 4.5.28
- Update: Numerous changes and improvements to command line support.
- Update: Filenames in resource scripts are no longer required to be enclosed within double quotes unless they contain
spaces.
- 'Portable' zip file: http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/resource_hacker_beta.zip

v4.4.26

MIKLO 2016-10-09 14:10

Have been using for quite some time and really like this program. Thanks for a good program.
MIKLO

v4.4.26

rbon 2016-10-06 12:05

Resource Hacker version 4.4.26 released at October 6, 2016.
What's New in this ver. 4.4.26:
- Bugfix: The toolbar state wasn't being preserved between sessions
- Bugfix: Minor bug decompiling some version info resources
Downloads:
- Setup executable: http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/reshacker_setup.exe
- 'Portable' zip file: http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/resource_hacker.zip

v4.4.24

shodan816 2015-06-21 19:24

I have used a number of different resource hackers and icon extractors over the years, but this one outshines them all. Thank you, Angus!

v4.2.0

__philippe 2015-06-21 14:44

Resource Hacker stable version 4.2.0 Released 20 JUN 2015

http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/resource_hacker.zip

Summary of changes in 4.2.0 (from ver 4.0)
-Numerous bug fixes to compiler
-Numerous cosmetic changes to GUI.
-Now easy to create resources from scratch
-Now easy to compile *.rc script file from both the commandline and the GUI
-Added script templates for new resources
-Added search feature

Resource Hacker main web page http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker is now substantially enhanced with numerous up-to-date sample screenshots and usage tips by developer Angus Johnson.

v4.0.0

__philippe 2015-05-30 10:04

ResourceHacker Beta 4.1.12 released 30-MAY-2015
- Lots of changes and still more to come
- (with documentation yet to do too)

http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/resource_hacker.zip

v4.0.0

__philippe 2015-05-13 12:33

ResourceHacker Beta 4.1.3 released 12-MAY-2015.
- Major redesign to properly handle RC files
- (Documentation coming shortly)

v4.0.0

__philippe 2015-05-08 09:26

ResourceHacker Beta 4.1.2 released 05-MAY-2015.
-Unicode support added
-Improved ANI Icon/Cur display
http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/resource_hacker.zip

suggested by Ruby :
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=5661#p74791

v4.0.0

Ennovy 2015-05-02 07:39

Updated to version 4

What's new:

Main changes include better displaying of images (esp. 32-bit images)
Now allows creating RES files from scratch (including template dialog, menu, string table, version and manifest resources)
Numerous cosmetic improvements

v3.6.0

__philippe 2014-08-15 09:38

Patch utility "Resource-Hacker-FX" updated to v1.4.19 (released 14-Aug-2014)
(see download details above)

New in this version:
- Fixed compiling scripts with long lines and word wrapping turned off.

v3.6.0

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