Resouce Hacker is something which has long been searched for and thankfully, Angus Johnson decided to developer exactly that and release it as a freeware application for anybody to download.
In all, Resource Hacker is a small and robust utility which is able to grab, edit and even delete the resources used in Windows EXE files, DLL Libraries and resource files (.RES). It works with virtually every version of Windows from Windows 95 right up to Windows 7 and the upcoming Windows 8 release.
In-so-far as what you can access with Resource Hacker, you can view and edit the icons, bitmaps, cursor, AVI resources in 32-bit and 64-bit executable files. As for viewing resources, Resource Hacker can give you insight into the menus, dialogs, stringtables, forms and version info of executable files.
Resource Hacker also allows users to extract and convert image files and save them as bitmaps, jpegs, icons and more.
This program also has some other goodies in store for anybody looking to snoop around and extract data from resources.
From Angus Johnson:
Resource Hacker download is a freeware utility to view, modify, rename, add, delete and extract resources in 32bit & 64bit Windows executables and resource files (*.res). It incorporates an internal resource script compiler and decompiler and works on all (Win95 - Win7) Windows operating systems.
Viewing Resources: Cursor, Icon, Bitmap, GIF, Windows AVI (*.avi), and JPG resource images can be viewed. WAV and MIDI audio resources can be played.
Resource Hacker 3.6.0 is licensed as Freeware for the Windows operating system / platform without restrictions. Resource Hacker is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
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