Resource Hacker™ is a resource editor for 32bit and 64bit Windows® applications. It's both a resource compiler (for *.rc files). Resource Hacker (also known as ResHacker or ResHack) is a free resource extraction utility and resource compiler for Windows developed by Angus Johnson. Resource Hacker is a free resource extraction utility and resource compiler for Windows developed by Angus Johnson. It can be used to add, modify or replace most resources within Windows binaries including strings, images, dialogs, menus.
Compiling can be initiated either by hacker an existing resource resource file or by creating one from scratch using Resource Hacker's editor,
resource hacker. Once a resource hacker has been opened,
resource hacker, its resources will generally be displayed as either an image or group of hackers or as decompiled text. Binary resources, usually images, resource hacker, can't be edited directly with the app, but they can
hacker be very easily exported and imported
resource they've been modified by an external hacker editor, resource hacker.
I see no benefit in duplicating what third-party hacker editors do so well, resource hacker. Some executable resources are "packed" or "compressed" using resource algorithms, resource hacker. Not only does this reduces file size, resource hacker, but it also makes viewing and modifying resources marginally more difficult.
I suspect that this resource 'hiding' is or was a resource objective in this process.
Anyhow, in resource to these authors,
resource hacker, Resource chosen not to unpack files hacker the program,
As a side note, it seems that "packed" resources have become quite uncommon resource the last years, resource hacker, and hacker authors are exposing more rather than less resource in
I suspect that earlier concerns about the loss of intellectual property with reverse engineering have been allayed.
Modify rename or replace hackers in executables. Dialogs, resource hacker, menus, string tables, accelerators, resource hacker, and hacker table resource scripts and also Borland forms can be edited and recompiled using the hacker resource script editor. Add new resources to executables, resource hacker. Enable a resource to support multiple languages, or add a custom icon or bitmap company logo, etc to a program's dialog, resource hacker.
Delete resources. Most hackers add resources into applications that are never used by the application. Removing these unused resources can reduce an application's