File Extension Library

.RESOURCES File Extension

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

What is an .RESOURCES file?

.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 Open .RESOURCES file on different platforms

Open .RESOURCES File on Windows

  • Right-click a .RESOURCES
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .RESOURCES file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .RESOURCES files" Press "Ok"

Open .RESOURCES File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .RESOURCES file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .RESOURCES File on Linux

Right click on the .RESOURCES file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .RESOURCES File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .RESOURCES file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .RESOURCES File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .RESOURCES files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

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.)