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Resource Hacker


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/3/2016.

Resource Hacker is a freeware utility to view, modify, rename, add, delete and extract resources in 32bit and 64bit Windows executables and resource files (*.res). It incorporates an internal resource script compiler and decompiler and works on all (Win95 - Win7) Windows operating systems.

To install Resource Hacker, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install reshack --version 4.4.26

To upgrade Resource Hacker, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade reshack --version 4.4.26


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'reshack'
      fileType       = 'EXE'
      url            = ''
      checksum       = '2505464f8229c1eed63d0c7c316bf2777a4f670c825975bf03c0321fe783f894'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
      softwareName   = 'Resource Hacker*'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Angus Johnson


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Resource Hacker 5.1.6 823 Tuesday, July 31, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 5.1.5 87 Monday, July 30, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 5.1.4 245 Sunday, July 15, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 5.1.3 86 Sunday, July 15, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 5.1.2 106 Friday, July 13, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 5.1.1 234 Friday, June 29, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 5.0.42 279 Monday, June 4, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 452 Saturday, May 5, 2018 approved
Resource Hacker 4.7.34 488 Friday, April 13, 2018 approved
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