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Tutorial - How to Extract Resource from EXE/DLL Files?

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Ever want to get a resource out of EXE and DLL files? Well now you can, with Free Resource Extractor. It is a small utility that helps search & explore pictures, photos, icons, cursors, AVI movies, sounds, HTML files, etc. packed in EXE/DLL/OCX/CPL files and many other executable file types. And then you can extract all resources stored in them into the folder that you specify.
Search for the Resource

Step 1. Search for the Resource

Launch Free Resource Extractor and you'll see the Windows explorer-like interface. In the left explorer window, click the source folder you need and all the files in this folder will be displayed with info like name, size, type, etc. Choose the EXE/DLL file and you'll find all the items such as image, mui, icons, string, version and so on contained in it. Select one item and its name, size, amount of resources, number of images, cursor, etc. will display in the right window. On the right bottom there's a preview window to display the item selected if it's an image. Click the dropdown button of "Zoom" to adjust the size to auto fit or 25/50/100/200/400/800 percent.
Save the Resource

Step 2. Save the Resource

Click "Browse" to directly choose the folder to save the item. Click "Save As..." to save the selected item to the folder specified. If you want to save all images/all icons/all group icons/selected group icon, click "Save All/Save All Icons/Save All Group Icons/Save Selected Group Icon" button.

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