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Resource Builder Features
Working with RC, RES and PE (EXE, DLL...) files with full Unicode support
You can create and edit any resources in the comfortable visual editors of Resource Builder and then save them to RC or RES files that can be used in third-party applications as well as directly to EXE and DLLs. Moreover, Resource Builder allows you to select and load the resources you need from resource files and create their new combinations. You can also select separate resources and save them to a file. Resource Builder is the only visual resource editor that allows to create, edit and save Unicode RC scripts. Resource Builder: Main Window (Click to enlarge)

Importing resources from files of various formats
Resource Builder: Resource Explorer (Click to enlarge) Resource Builder has a unique feature of importing resources from Win32 executables (EXE, DLL ) and from 32-bit and 16-bit binary resource files (RES, DCR). Using Resource Builder you will be able to restore resources used in your applications even if you lost their sources. Resource Builder supports 64-bit executable files as well as 32-bit.
Integrated Resource Explorer allows to browse and explore resources in other files stored on your PC using the same UI as Windows Explorer with such advanced functionality as Resource Filtering; Resource Search and more.

Support for symbolic IDs
Resource Builder supports symbolic IDs in resource scripts and in .h files. This gives the ability to use Resource Builder directly as resource editor in other development tools. For example users of MS Visual Studio Express Edition will have almost the same advantages as users of Standard Editions. Other users will be able to use feature-wide and user-friendly Resource Builder's Editors as replacement for standard resource editors delivered with other development tools. Resource Builder: Defined Symbols Editor (Click to enlarge)

WYSWIG Visual dialog editor
Resource Builder: Dialog Editor (Click to enlarge) A few simple mouse actions, editing of couple values in the Properties column and you get what you need! To make it more comfortable for developers, the toolbar contains all common Windows controls: labels, buttons, checkboxes and so on. To place them onto the form, a couple of moves with your mouse is quite enough. Using Custom Control libraries allows dramatically extending your dialogs.

Advanced features in working with graphic resources
Resource Builder allows you to work with images in the JPEG format as easily as with standard BMP images. Support for images with any size and colors count allows using Resource Builder as a replacement for Borland Resource Workshop or Image Editor, which unable to support "quality" images in projects. Moreover, the graphic editor of the program allows you to process images with the help of various filters making it no worse than serious graphic packages. Resource Builder: Image Editor (Click to enlarge)

Patching and updating resources in executable files
Resource Builder makes it possible to update, patch and modify resources directly in executables, such as applications and dynamic-link libraries even without recompiling them.

Supporting the DFM format (forms in Delphi and C++ Builder)
You can view and edit forms created with Borland Delphi and C++Builder in the text form and preview them in original view. You can preview real image of edited forms and even more view them in "working" mode as application form. Resource Builder can also work with resources stored in Delphi packages.
Support for HTML, XML and ANI resources; built-in resource compiler; support for command-line interface and many other features, which you will discover as you start using Resource Builder, make it really necessary tool for beginners and experienced developers!
  See Also
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Full Support for Symbolic Defines! Integrated Resource Explorer
 
  Testimonials
" I must say that you've made a great program!" Dejan Milojevic, Serbia
"Resource Builder is one of the best programs in its class, a powerful solution for all resource-related tasks you need for the effective work." 3d2f.com Editorial Review
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