Resource Builder - Visual Resource Editor for WindowsWhats New
English version German version Russian version
homeoverviewfeaturesdownloadordercontact usforum
Versions History

Version 3.0.2 (February 12, 2009):

  • Added drop-down for recent colors in Image Editor.
  • Support for Unix RC files in compiler.
  • Fixed error on opening some resource files.
  • Fixed incorrect display of Unicode characters in HTML editor.
  • Fixed error when using Save As for EXE and DLL file.
  • Added few improvements and fixed several minor errors.

Version 3.0 (November 12, 2008):

  • Symbolic IDs support!
  • Support for 64-bit executables!
  • Direct resource editing in executable files.
  • Span-lines in Dialog Editor.
  • Resource Explorer.
  • Serbian and Italian languages for Resource Builder UI.

Version 2.6 (November 29, 2006):

  • Full support for Vista icons.
  • Vista-ready!
  • Command line interface extended.
  • Preview panel in Image Editor.
  • Resource Linker improved.
  • Icon selector for icon loading.
  • Align center horizontally and vertically in Dialog Editor.
  • A lot of improvements made in resource compiler and other modules.

Version 2.5 (May 29, 2006):

  • Full support for alpha-channel in images and icons.
  • Extended support for custom controls.
  • Undelete in Dialog Editor.
  • New option: text-only resources.
  • Resource Linker improved.
  • A lot of internal improvements.

Version 2.4.0 (October 14, 2005):

  • Full Unicode support.
  • Multilanguage User Interface.
  • Custom Controls Libraries support.
  • MENUEX support in resource compiler.

Version 2.3.3 (August 20, 2005):

  • Configuration Wizard.
  • Improved and fixed resource compiler.
  • Windows XP Manifest Wizard.
  • Some minor improvements.

Version 2.3.2 (June 16, 2005):

  • XtraStyle property for all control elements in Dialog resource. Allows to store and create custom styles for controls.
  • Creation of animated icon (ANI_ICON) and cursor (ANI_CURSOR) resources. (Previously the editing only was possible)
  • Support for custom include files.
  • Some minor improvements.

Version 2.3.1 (May 20, 2005):

  • Support for Toolbar resources implemented.
  • Generation of fully compatible with Microsoft RC files implemented.
  • Better support for Large Fonts.
  • Some minor improvements.

Version 2.3 (March 17, 2005):

  • Support for AsPack and UPX packed executables.
  • Preview panel for selected resource item.
  • Visual DFM preview and testing. Only Delphi™6-7 and C++Builder™ supported.
  • Handling #include files.
  • Direct working with RES files. Now you can work with RES files the same way as with RC.
  • Configurable style of generated RC files. C style and Pascal.
  • Dialog Editor: moving and resizing controls by using arrow keys with CTRL and SHIFT pressed.
  • Other minor improvements and several bug fixes.

Version 2.1.2 (August 02, 2004):

  • Image Editor stores now last tools and color settings used.
  • Improved compiler in order to handle RC files with missing End-Of-Line character at last line.
  • Fixed several bugs.

Version 2.1.1 (April 04, 2004):

  • Support for custom (user defined) controls in Dialog Editor.
  • Minor improvements and bugs fixes.

Version 2.1 (January 25, 2004):

  • Full featured editor for animated icons and cursors (ANIICON and ANICURSOR resources).
  • Compiler definitions and initializing global definitions depending on system used.
  • Support for menu items with empty caption in menu script.
  • Fixed several bugs.

Version 2.0.8 (October 30, 2003):

  • Added support for HTML and XML resources.
  • Added support (view only!) for animated (ANI) icons and cursors.
  • Fixed several bugs.

Version 2.0.7 (September 10, 2003):

  • Fixed a bug in the resource linker (sometimes PE got corrupted).

Version 2.0.6 (September 05, 2003):

  • Fixed a bug in the resource linker (Link to EXE wasn't working correctly).
  • Fixed a bug in handling of VersionInfo resource.
  • Several enhancements in the controls (Dialog Editor).

Version 2.0.5 (August 13, 2003):

  • Dialog Editor: Alignment buttons added to the toolbar, grid support for control positioning.
  • A few minor bugs fixed.

Version 2.0.4:

  • Several bugs fixed in Image Editor, Dialog Editor and main program.
  • Dialog Editor: Added multiple selection (cut, copy, paste, delete and alignment).
  • Dialog Editor: Added extended window styles.
  • Dialog Editor: Dialog Test Mode
  • Command-line option -e now needs resource-type argument (BITMAP, ICON, DIALOG etc., ALL for all types)

Version 2.0.1 (April 08, 2003):

  • Several bugs fixed.
  • Update manager included
  • Direct editing of images now possible (Menu Tools->Edit Image)
  • Resource Strings Editor: Loading string data from a file.

Version 2.0 (March 21, 2003):

In this version the application was considerably re-designed to bring a more convenient user interface and power new features. The main changes are listed below:

Enhanced Graphic Editor

  • Selections now can be scaled using scale handles on its edges.
  • Lasso tool now has polygon mode (press and hold the right mouse button).
  • New Convolution effects added.
  • Pressing Shift while a painting tool is selected, temporarily selects the Eye-dropper.

Enhanced Dialog Editor

  • Support for all standard controls is implemented.
  • Controls' properties can be modified now with the new properties tool box.

Enhanced Text Editor

  • RC files syntax highlighting.
  • Find and replace text.
  • View as Text feature allows viewing binary data stored in your RC script.

Improved Compiler

  • Command-line parameters for specifying search paths for "include" files.
  • Native routines for linking resources to binary files.
  See Also
TsiLang Components Suite complete set of tools and components to create multilanguage applications.
 
  Articles
A quick look at Resource Builder
 
  Pain-free Ability to Edit Resources
  Using HTML resources to create user interface for your applications

Latest Version Screenshots
Full Support for Symbolic Defines! Integrated Resource Explorer
 
  Awards
Award cupResource Builder has been awarded by many software sites. Check out the Awards page.
 
     
© 1999-2016 Igor Siticov, SiComponents® http://www.sicomponents.com
Resource Builder® and SiComponents® are registered trademarks of Igor Siticov.
Privacy SiteMap Terms