Node module to edit resources of exe

Usage no npm install needed!

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  import rcedit from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/rcedit';



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Node module to edit resources of Windows executables.


On platforms other than Windows, you will need to have Wine 1.6 or later installed and in the system path.


const rcedit = require('rcedit')

async rcedit(exePath, options)

exePath is the path to the Windows executable to be modified.

options is an object that can contain following fields:

  • version-string - An object containing properties to change the exePath's version string.
  • file-version - File's version to change to.
  • product-version - Product's version to change to.
  • icon - Path to the icon file (.ico) to set as the exePath's default icon.
  • requested-execution-level - Requested execution level to change to, must be either asInvoker, highestAvailable, or requireAdministrator. See here for more details.
  • application-manifest - String path to a local manifest file to use. See here for more details.

Returns a Promise with no value.


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