.RESS File Extension

Unity Resource File

You will likely never see a RESS file. You would only come across one if editing resource files in a RESS file to change gameplay. Both Unity Assets Explorer and Unity Assets Bundle Extractor open RES...

General Information

Title .RESS File Extension
Extension .ress
Full Form Unity Resource File
File Type Game Resource File
Developer Unity Technologies
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store assets
Additional Functions Data bundling
Features Binary, Compressed

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency Asset dependent
Editable Indirectly

Use Cases

Game Development Yes
Asset Storage Yes
Streaming Assets Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Version control, Asset management

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Circa 2005
Latest Version Tied to Unity version

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .asset, .prefab, .unity

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Unity Engine Free, Subscription Windows, Mac, Linux
Unity Asset Bundle Extractor Free Windows, Linux