How to Use ReFox XII to Decompile and Brand FoxPro Applications
ReFox XII is a software tool that can decompile and brand Visual FoxPro and FoxBASE code. It can also compress and protect the code from unauthorized access. ReFox XII supports Visual FoxPro 9 (+SP2 126.96.36.19923) and Windows 11[^2^].
RAR files are compressed archives that can contain multiple files and folders. They can be opened with WinRAR, a powerful archiver extractor tool that can work with Unicode and various operating systems[^3^].
If you want to use ReFox XII to decompile and brand FoxPro applications that are stored in RAR files, you need to follow these steps:
Download and install ReFox XII from its official website[^2^]. You will need a license key to activate the full version of the software.
Download and install WinRAR from its official website[^3^]. You will need a license key to use the software after the trial period expires.
Open WinRAR and locate the RAR file that contains the FoxPro application you want to decompile and brand. Extract the files to a folder on your computer.
Open ReFox XII and click on the \"Open\" button. Browse to the folder where you extracted the FoxPro files and select the main executable file (.exe) or library file (.dll) of the application.
ReFox XII will analyze the file and display its contents in a tree view. You can expand the nodes to see the source code of the forms, classes, programs, menus, etc.
To decompile the code, click on the \"Decompile\" button. ReFox XII will create a new folder with the same name as the original file, but with a \"_ReFox\" suffix. This folder will contain the decompiled source code files (.scx, .vcx, .prg, .mnx, etc.).
To brand the application, click on the \"Brand\" button. ReFox XII will open a dialog box where you can enter your branding information, such as company name, product name, version number, copyright notice, etc. You can also choose a compression level and a protection level for the branded application.
Click on the \"OK\" button to start the branding process. ReFox XII will create a new executable file or library file with the same name as the original file, but with a \"_Branded\" suffix. This file will contain your branding information and will be compressed and protected according to your settings.
You can now test your branded application by running it from ReFox XII or from Windows Explorer. You can also distribute it to your customers or users.
Note: Decompiling and branding FoxPro applications may violate their license agreements or intellectual property rights. You should only use ReFox XII for legitimate purposes and with permission from the original authors or owners of the applications.ReFox XII is not only a decompiler and a brander, but also a code analyzer and a code optimizer. It can help you improve the quality and performance of your FoxPro applications by detecting and fixing errors, warnings, and bad practices in the code. It can also remove unused code and variables, optimize expressions and loops, and apply various code transformations.
ReFox XII has a user-friendly interface that allows you to customize its settings and preferences. You can choose the language, the font size, the color scheme, the output format, and the backup options. You can also enable or disable various features, such as syntax highlighting, line numbering, indentation, comments, etc.
ReFox XII is compatible with all versions of Visual FoxPro and FoxBASE from 2.0 to 9.0. It can also handle applications that use third-party components, such as ActiveX controls, DLLs, OCXs, etc. ReFox XII can work with both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows systems. ec8f644aee