File Extension Library

.RESOURCES File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What are .RESOURCES files and how to open them?

Can't open .RESOURCES file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .RESOURCES file.

What is a .RESOURCES file extension?

.RESOURCES file extension is created by Microsoft. .RESOURCES has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .RESOURCES file is Text.

.RESOURCES is Visual Studio Resource File

File created by Visual Studio, a software development application created by Microsoft; may contain both strings and objects, but objects must be serializable; used for bundling and persisting application assets so they can be accessed in a standard way in Visual Studio programs.

RESOURCES files can be accessed using the .NET Framework's System.Resource namespace. For example, the ResourceWriter class can be used to write resources into RESOURCES files.

NOTE: RESOURCES files are similar to .RESX files. However, only resources within RESOURCES files should be embedded into a runtime executable or compiled into a satellite assembly.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Resource File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .RESOURCES files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .RESOURCES files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .RESOURCES file format
  2. You need to check the .RESOURCES file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)