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DRES file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .dres file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .dres file?
  • What program do I need to open a .dres file?
  • How can the .dres file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .dres files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Delphi Compiled Resource

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.
DRES format description not yet available
Application: Embarcadero Delphi
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DRES aliases:
DRES related links:
DRES related extensions:
Pascal/Delphi Source Code

Borland Developer Studio Project

RemObjects Delphi Data Abstract Driver

Borland Developer Studio Project Group

Borland Package Import

Borland Package

C++ Builder Project

RAD Studio CodeGuard Log

RAD Studio CodeGuard Configuration

C++ Builder Precompiled Header

Other types of files may also use the .dres file extension.

🚫 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, dre, drs, fres, res

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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OpenVSP v2 VSP Design Document

🔴 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 cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .dres file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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