>> DRES file

DRES file format description

Many people share .dres files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dres file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dres files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dres - Delphi Compiled Resource

The DRES development files are related to Embarcadero Delphi. DRES file is a Delphi Compiled Resource. Embarcadero Delphi is an integrated development environment (IDE) for console, desktop graphical, web, and mobile applications. This extension is used when you add a resource to a project, such as an icon or image. The .dres file is only used at link time.

Embarcadero Delphi
Development files
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Delphi Compiled Resource related extensions:
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Linux Device Tree Source
DAZ Studio ASCII Script
DAZ Studio Binary Script
DAZ Studio Script Encrypted
Ovation Pro C Script

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dres file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dres files. Be especially cautious with .dres files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dres file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .dres file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

des, fres, dre, res, drs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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