Release date: 
Saturday, 1 May, 2004




  • RES2DLG is an utility to decompile an OS/2 .RES resource file into a .DLG dialog file. This utility preserves all styles, unlike the IBM Dialog Editor tool.
  • RESMGR is Martin Lafaix's Resource Manager with modifications to make it work properly with RES2DLG, and additional decoding capability as provided by Veit Kannegieser.
This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

RESMGR v. 20040528 (28/5/2004) Readme/What's new
2.15.001 Apr 29 2002 --- Bug fixes: o Better parameters checking. o RCDATA now inlined to handle old broken RC versions. o Modified string output to handle new broken RC versions. o String IDs now handled in RES files. o Strip trailing '00'x in DLGINCLUDE filename.
RES2DLG v. 1.8 (1/5/2004) Readme/What's new
HISTORY Version 1.8 10-11-03 Added missing CODEPAGE statement. Fixed 'special character' decoding - these are now escaped properly. Added warning comment if null characters are detected in strings.
RES2DLG v. 1.3 (27/5/2002) Readme/What's new
HISTORY Version 1.3 27-05-02 Unknown class names now replaced with valid casted numeric class IDs. Added FCF_CLOSEBUTTON to the list of understood frame control flags.  local copy
Resource Manager v. 0.04.000 (25/4/2002) Readme/What's new
0.04.000 Feb 17 1996 --- Bug fixes: o Correct handling of '/' in filenames. 0.03.000 Feb 16 1996 --- Bug fixes: o Minor fixes in the help message. 0.02.000 Jun 19 1995 --- Bug fixes: o Drive name can be specified in filename. 0.01.006 May 31 1995 --- First release.
Ver. 1.2 (RES2DLG) (21/2/2001) Readme/What's new
HISTORY Version 1.2 21-02-01 The .RES file is now opened in a file sharing compatible mode.  local copy
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