Node module to edit resources of exe
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Node module to edit resources of Windows executables.


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  • Run npm test to run the tests


var rcedit = require('rcedit')

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

rcedit(exePath, options, callback)

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.

callback is the Function called when the command completes. The function signature is function (error).