Resource Tuner: Version History


+ New feature
* Improvement/modification or bug fix

Version 2.03 – June 02, 2015

Resource editor:
* Improved the Hex Viewer.
* Improved manipulation of data in the PE files.
* Bugfix: Error when reading and writing binary .RES files.
* Other minor bugfixes and improvements.

Version 2.01 – October 01, 2014

Resource editor:
+ Added the Find command to search for text within resources.
* Fixed the interface scaling issues.
* Bugfix: Error in the Dialog Editor caused corrupted controls and loss of strings.
* Bugfix: Error in the DFM Editor occasionally caused loss of unsaved changes.
* Bugfix: Repeated save operations caused corrupted files.
* Other minor bugfixes and improvements.

Version 2.00 – July 01, 2014

Resource editor:
+ Now supports the 64-bit PE files.
+ Now supports the compiled resource (.res) files.
+ Now supports adding the resource items.
+ Now supports the Unicode characters.
+ Now supports replacing Icon and Cursor Groups in one click.
+ Added the option to save files as 32- and 64-bit resource DLLs.
+ Added the option to filter the Resource Treeview contents.
+ Added the option to change the language (LangID) of the resources.
+ Added the File Scanner module.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
+ The Plug-in Manager now supports plug-in chains (i.e. plug-in processing does not stop after 1 successfull pass, and other plug-ins can be called).

Version 1.99 R6 – October 20, 2009

Resource editor:
* Resource Tuner now is Windows 7 Ready.
* Now Resource Tuner reports an error when opening 64-bit files. Support for 64-bit files will only be available in version 2.
* .MUI (Multilingual User Interface) file extension added to the Open File type list.
* Added the options to create the Windows 7 Compatibility and DPI-Aware sections in the Manifest Wizard.
* Minor tweaks and improvements.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
* Minor update.

Version 1.99 R5 – May 12, 2009

Resource editor:
* Added the option to specify the processor architecture in the Manifest Wizard.
* Bugfix: Fixed an error that occurred when the last item of a menu to be edited was a separator.
* Bugfix: The conflict with third-party applications on Windows XP SP3.
* Bugfix: Windows Vista was occasionally unable to recognize the resources in files manifested
   by Resource Tuner.
* Minor tweaks.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
* Minor update.

Version 1.99 R4 – August 08, 2008

* Improved opening of huge files (of 1 Gb or larger).
* Bugfix: Fixed an error that occasionally occurred when editing menus.
* Bugfix: ResTuner reported negative values for the total physical memory under Vista SP1.
* Minor tweaks.

Version 1.99 R3 – May 06, 2008

Resource editor:
  * An improved algorithm for the resource editing engine, which makes it possible to work with non-typical PE files.
  * Added the Reload Last Opened File button.
  * Now prompts to remove missing files from the Recent File list.
  * Bugfix: when displaying multilingual StringTables the string indices would be displayed incorrectly.
  * Bugfix: The newly created manifest resource could not be deleted.
  * Bugfix: The resource browser window didn't get refreshed when selecting an item under TYPELIB after displaying a resource as hex dump.
  * Other minor bugfixes and improvements.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
  + Now supports for UPX v3.03.
  + Now supports for LZMA compression method.
  * Minor improvements.

Version 1.99 – January 24, 2007

Resource editor:
+ Now Resource Tuner is Vista Ready. Fixed issues with the Vista Thumbnail Preview and Flip 3D features.
+ Now supports replacing large (256x256) Vista icons stored as .ICO with an icon from a PNG file.
* Improved Manifest Wizard now supports marking a Pre-Vista application with a requested execution level.
* Improved detection of files with non-standard PE headers.
* Bugfix: Resource Tuner failed on files that had Debug Info sections placed not at the end of the file.
* Bugfix: Fixed an RC Data resource property access error that caused Resource Tuner to unexpectedly shut down on occasion.
* Bugfix: The search dialog didn't get minimized when minimizing Resource Tuner.
* Bugfix: The dialog preview window stayed on top when switching to another application.
* Bugfix: Visual Studio gave an incorrect format error on some dialogs in files saved out of Resource Tuner.
* Bugfix: Fixed minor memory leaks.
* Other minor bugfixes and improvements.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
+ Now supports unpacking of files packed with many UPX scramblers such as Advanced UPX Scrambler, UPoLyX, UPX Lock, and more.

Version 1.98 – May 03, 2006

* Bugfix: The dialog editor didn't allow editing dialogs in Windows Mobile 5 files.
* Bugfix: Replacing an icon resource with one from a file causes an error.
* Bugfix: Attempting to play an .AVI resource occasionally causes an error.
* Bugfix: Fixed an issue with the numbers on the numeric keypad.
* Bugfix: Fixed errors that occasionally occurred when editing a Delphi Image List (the image transparency no longer worked, the picture appeared as a monochrome bitmap).
* Other minor bugfixes and improvements.

Version 1.97 – November 19, 2005

Resource editor:
+ Now supports viewing and replacing large (256x256) Vista icons stored as PNGs.
* Bugfix: Displaying a resource as hex dump occasionally causes an error.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
+ Now supports unpacking of programs packed with the obsolete early versions of UPX (prior to 0.80).
+ Now attempts to recover a file, even when an original PE file header entry is no longer available after unpacking.

Version 1.96 – June 15, 2005

+ Added the Favorite Files menu item to display a list of favorite files for easy access.
+ Now supports editing Dialog Data (string values only).
* Now supports viewing and editing Bitmaps contained in binary streams (previously Resource Tuner failed to find the needed resources in programs written in Borland Delphi & C++ Builder).

Version 1.95 – January 11, 2005

Resource editor:
* Now brings up a message if a file contains no resources.
* Bugfix: TypeLibs in the multi-language resources would occasionally display incorrectly.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
* Now all versions of UPX are supported from 0.8x up to 1.92b.
* Now verifies the file's integrity.

Version 1.94 – November 01, 2003

Resource editor:
+ Now supports editing Accelerators.
* Now supports opening files with modified MS-DOS stubs.
* Now saves charset settings when customizing font.

UPX Unpacker plug-in:
* Added support for NRV2E_LE32 compression method. Now all versions of UPX are supported from 0.8x up to 1.90.
* Now supports unpacking files with modified UPX headers.

Version 1.93 – July 01, 2003

+ Now supports searching for strings in string resources.
+ XML files can now be displayed and edited.
* Date/Time displayed in the Log window can be turned off.

Version 1.92 – May 12, 2003

* Minor changes to the user interface.
* Bugfix: The icon viewer would occasionally display large icons incorrectly.
* Bugfix: Fixed an error that occurred when modifying ImageLists built with Delphi 7.

Version 1.91 – February 20, 2003

+ Now supports editing DFM (Borland Delphi/Builder forms).
+ Added drag and drop support.
* Bugfix: Pasting to and from the clipboard in the dialog, menu and text modes was repaired again.
* Bugfix: The UPX Unpacker plug-in would occasionally display resource names incorrectly.
* Bugfix: Filenames were always saved in lowercase - repaired.

Version 1.90 – October 15, 2002

+ Now supports replacing non-standard resources in a file: typelibs, cab, midi, custom resources and more.
+ Now extracts Borland VCL images (ImageList and Bitmap) at a 24 bit color depth.
* Bugfix: Pasting to and from the clipboard in the dialog, menu and text modes was repaired.
* Bugfix: Fixed minor syntax errors in saved *.rc files.
* Bugfix: Fixed minor memory and resource leaks.

Version 1.81– May 24, 2002

+ PNG files can now be displayed and replaced.
+ Added option to create backup files to the Customize dialog.
* Bugfix: Empty folders were being created when saving multiple resources at once.

Version 1.70 – March 30, 2002

+ Added ability to detect HTML and PNG file types. Now you can make logins, bootscreens, and XP visual styles.
+ Added the Delete/Undelete Resource feature.
+ Added ability to numerically adjust a control position and size when editing a dialog.
* Improved Icon and Bitmap detection algorithm when showing dialogs
(previously Resource Tuner failed to find the needed resources on occasion).

Version 1.60 – November 15, 2001

Initial release.
The first version number is 1.60 because Resource Tuner is a spin-off version of the resource editor component of PE Explorer™ v1.60, another Heaventools product, and we need to harmonize the version numbers.

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