The file with .res suffix or extension can belong to many file format categories. Here we are discussing the RES file format which is a C++ Compiled Resource Script; A binary file created by the Microsoft Resource Compiler (rc) that contains resource data; relevant to its parent software project. The resource compiler is a tool that compiles resources such as cursors, icons, menus, and dialog boxes, that your application uses. The resource files usually have a .res extension; contains resources, such as cursors, images, and version information. An RES file could be a 16 or 32-bit resource file.
how to open RES file?
If you are not being able to open the RES file on your computer; there may be many causes. The most important cause is that RES supported softwares are not installed on your device. In this case you need to see the following points as a guideline:
Install the well suited software to run the file.
If still you are facing difficulty to open the .RES file; you must check the version of the software and see either that is supporting .RES files or not. Some files can be supported by the old version and some by the latest one so, must check the details.
After installing the appropriate verion of software make sure that it is set as the default application to open RES files.
Softwares that can open the RES files
The RES files can be opened in the following softwares: