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Resource Tuner Console Helps Developers Automate Editing of Resources in Windows Executables

New version of the dedicated command-line resource editor takes the drudgery out of manual editing and repetitive tasks.

Resource Tuner ConsoleVancouver, BC, February 27, 2006 – Heaventools Software (www.heaventools.com), creator of PE Explorer, a leading software development tool for inspection and editing of executable files, today announced that a new version of Resource Tuner Console, its dedicated script driven resource editor has been released. Resource Tuner Console 1.3 is an easy-to-use command-line tool that facilitates and automates editing of resources in Windows executables for application developers.

Managing and updating different resource types in large numbers of executable files can be time-consuming. Modifying the properties of the executable files such as version information and icons is a manual process that you would rather not have to do every time you build a new release. Resource Tuner Console lets you create a repeatable process for updating and customizing resources at any time you wish to make modifications on existing Windows 32 and 64-bit executable files without needing to recompile the source code, thereby increasing workgroup productivity and maximizing results.

Resource Tuner Console combines a robust resource editor with intelligent script capabilities. Resource Tuner Console allows software developers to quickly change file version information, replace icons, edit any strings, or manage the localized text from previous versions of programs without a single click of the mouse. All these and many other tasks can be done with Resource Tuner Console by having it working with a simple script.

Resource Tuner Console is well suited for integrating into any build system, and takes the drudgery out of manual editing and repetitive tasks. All the functionality of Resource Tuner Console is called from within your VBScript. Sample scripts illustrated the editing features can be found within the Resource Tuner Console package. They provide real-world examples demonstrating many of the features available in Resource Tuner Console, and make it a breeze to setup and get running.

Special resource editing capabilities in Resource Tuner Console 1.3 include replacing PNG compresed Vista icons, placeholders for a more complete way of passing parameters to the generic scripts, support for multi-byte international character sets and multi-lingual resource directories, and attention to icon entry ordering. Developers can also export and save an entire file's resources as a resource DLL, update the checksum in the PE file header, and adjust the TimeDate stamps. For optimal efficiency, developers can reuse the same subroutines or functions many times in different situations, and instantly update existing resources, or add new ones for several hundred files at once.

More information on all the features of Resource Tuner Console can be found at: www.heaventools.com/command-line_resource_editor.htm

Availability and Pricing

Resource Tuner Console is priced at US$199.00 for the Single User license. You can purchase Resource Tuner Console securely online at: www.heaventools.com/order.htm

Resource Tuner Console runs on Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/2003 and Vista. An evaluation version has restricted functionality and can be downloaded from: www.heaventools.com/download.htm

Heaventools Software provides free minor software updates, maintenance releases, and priority technical support for the duration of the 12 month support period.

About Heaventools Software

Since 2000, Heaventools Software is dedicated to providing and supporting the highest quality resource editing software available for Windows. One of the core competences of Heaventools Software is our proven ability to be the best that we can be within a narrow specialization area. We have developed a number of targeted advanced solutions for inspection and editing of executable files. Our partnership with Borland as a Technology Partner allows us to provide products with a very strong emphasis on peeking inside Delphi applications and packages. Our software solutions are affordable to the single professional Windows developer, yet powerful enough for large corporate projects. Our flagship product, PE Explorer has received excellent feedback from both the press and the development community. Visit Heaventools on the Web at www.heaventools.com


Product website: www.reseditor.com
Product screen shots: N/A (this is a command-line tool)
The evaluation version has unrestricted functionality.
Direct download link: www.heaventools.com/download/rtc_setup.exe

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