RESX File Type

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What are RESX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a RESX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a RESX file?

A .RESX file is a Microsoft .NET XML Resource Template file.

These files are associated with the Microsoft .NET Framework. They are resource files that are used by applications that have been developed using the Microsoft.NET framework.

The RESX files created with this framework contain strings and objects for an associated program, saving the information in the XML file format. In addition, the RESX file may contain binary or plain text data, which is then encoded with the proper XML tags.

RESX files are frequently used to store program settings and application resources.

How to open RESX files

We have identified 2 RESX openers that are compatible with this specific type of RESX file.

Programs that open Microsoft .NET XML Resource Template files

Last updated: May 31, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of RESX files. Remember, different programs may use RESX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
DiffVueDiffVueUser submitted

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