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How to Extract Resources from EXE Files & DLL Files?

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PCTuneUp Free Resource Extractor is a powerful free resource extractor that helps extract a variety of resource in DLL, EXE, OCX, CPL and more files. It will easily get you resources such as icons, images, bitmaps, cursors, sounds, AVI videos, HTML files, etc. You can keep any of them for your editing, video producing, designing... without costing anything.

Step 1. Download and Run Free Resource Extractor

Click here to download PCTuneUp Free Resource Extractor and install it. Double-click the icon to launch the program.

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Step 2. Search for the Resource

Once the program is launched 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, music, 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.

Tip: Icon images can be really handy. Whether you need them to spruce up your presentation or you want to use them to help organize your files, large, colorful icon images can be handy tools. However, sometimes it can be a pain to track them down and extract their larger versions, especially the larger 256x256 size. That's why you need our icon extractor to make it easy to find and store them.

Search for the Resource

Step 3. 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.

Tip: you can extract the icons, cursors, sounds and AVI videos stored in EXE, DLL, OCX, CPL and some other file formats.

Extract Resources from EXE Files & DLL Files

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