RESX File Type

- The quick facts

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 for Windows that are compatible with this specific type of RESX file.

Programs that open Microsoft .NET XML Resource Template files

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
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Last updated: January 25, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension RESX

While we know of one file format using the .RESX file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .RESX file.

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
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
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Any Video Converter FreeAny Video Converter FreeUser submitted
DiffVueDiffVueUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RESX-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with RESX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!