File Extension Library

.RESW File Extension

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

What are .RESW files and how to open them?

Can't open .RESW 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 .RESW file.

What is a .RESW file extension?

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

.RESW is Windows Resources File

Resource file used by Windows and Silverlight applications; contains strings that are used to localize the application for different languages and contexts; replaces .RESX files in some application development scenarios; often used with XAML applications, which abstract the user interface strings to resource files.

When RESW files are built into the application, they are compiled into a binary format and are stored in .PRI files.

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

How to fix problems with .RESW files

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