Resource Tuner lets you view, extract, replace, edit, and delete the embedded resources of executable files: icons, strings, images, sounds, dialogs, menus – all that make up the visual part of your Windows programs.”
In fact, it allows you to add your own custom branding to an application, change dialog messages, customize toolbar actions, and so on without having access to the actual source code. Resource Tuner offers exciting possibilities even if you aren’t a programmer. It’s perfect for translators, tweakers, and anyone else who wants a different look and feel for an application.
Resource Tuner is about the only tool you would probably trust to modify resources in a PE executable. Discover the unique features of this Resource Editor, including how to open problem executable files and edit the hidden data which the other editors simply cannot see, wide range of supported resource types, UPX unpacker, and more. You will learn the industry standard program for translating and customizing the user interface.
Resource Tuner is packed with features which make it an essential tool for anyone tweaking another programs. Have fun personalizing any application to your own unique taste. With the powerful Resource Tuner, you no longer need to suffer with ugly default icons and pictures. The usage is very simple, just run the program and then select the EXE or DLL file to read the data from. Once you try it, we think you will find it hard to go back to other resource hacking utilities.
With Resource Tuner You Can
Have a fast Resource Viewer to browse resources of all types
Rebrand your applications by replacing icons and logos
Customize GUI elements of your favorite Windows programs
Translate third-party applications
Extract images, icons, sounds, animations
Make legacy applications use the new look of Windows XP and Vista
Tell Vista to run your application with administrative privileges
Open UPX-compressed files seamlessly in Resource Editor, without long workarounds
Customize Your Favorite Windows Programs
Longing to have a personal touch on your favorite application? No matter where it runs – whether on your PC or on your Pocket PC, on your Mobile Phone or on XBox, it is still a Windows program. What better way than with Resource Tuner, a resource editing solution you can use now. Quick and easy access to all the resources which are normally inaccessible really allows you completely customize any program you own.
Disappointed by older applications using the outdated “chiseled 3D” look, rather than the new Vista look? Resource Tuner’s Manifest Wizard provides a quick fix. Bring your pre-XP legacy programs back to the future, blessing it instantly with the new look.
Resource Tuner makes it straightforward to translate any application, even if you do not have the source code for it, even if its original developers are long gone. Simply replace all text resources with their translated versions, and resize forms and buttons to fit the translated text as needed. No programming skills required!
More Options For Power Users
Resource Tuner is a PE Explorer spin-off product that is used solely to edit resources in Windows programs. PE Explorer is the choice for anyone looking for more. Includes a Resource Editor, Section Editor, Disassembler, Dependency Scanner and an Export/Import Viewer.
Resource Tuner offers a thorough look at all of the resources (bitmaps, jpeg, icons, strings, dialogs, PNG, PNG compressed Vista icons, XML, Image Lists, Type Library, version information) in the compiled 32-bit executable file, and allows you to make modifications without needing to recompile the source code.
Editing Resources of Portable Executable (PE) Files
Working with 32-bit PE files such as .EXE, .DLL, Device Drivers (.SYS, .ACM), ActiveX Controls (.OCX), Borland Libraries (.DPL and .BPL), XP Visual Styles (.MSSTYLES), Control Panel Extensions (.CPL), Screen Savers (.SCR) and any other win32 executables.
Automatic UPX Unpacker. Now you can open files compressed with UPX even without knowing that: your file will be unpacked automatically!
Support is provided for nearly every type of resources imaginable. The only one that can work with PNG, XML, Image Lists, and Type Library.
Saving multiple resources to disk at once. No more manual repetitive tasks!
Windows executable files (EXE, DLL, ActiveX controls) can have all sorts of resources buried within them. Resource Tuner enables you to get at them to modify, save or delete them. Resources include the applications graphics, icons, cursors, dialog boxes and text.
You can view resources, even playing sound and video files. You can have a lot of fun with this, especially when you start experimenting with Windows files.
Resource optimizing, error checking and repairing automatically performed when opening a file.
Application Manifest Wizard inserts the manifest resource in existing applications – an easy way for legacy applications take advantage of the new look for common control styles on Windows XP and Vista, and run elevated as Administrator on Windows Vista.
Expandable! Support for custom plug-ins to perform any startup processing.
You can navigate easily through the Delphi forms, RCData, and objects, and view their contents (Image Lists, Strings List, Glyphs, Bitmaps). There’s a very strong emphasis on peeking inside Delphi applications and packages.
More features — pick up your free trial to see them all!
Resource Tuner takes care of the things the other programs don’t cover. With this Resource Editor you can focus on the goals you want to achieve, rather than on the oddities of your resource hacking tool.
Resource Tuner is packed with features which make it an essential tool for anyone tweaking another programs. Once you try it, we think you will find it hard to go back to other resource hacking utilities.