This tutorial explains a simple method to know if a EXE file is 32 bit or 64 bit. The method mentioned in this tutorial will add an extra tab in File Properties dialog box of Windows to display if a EXE or DLL file is 32 bit or 64 bit, as shown in the screenshot below. Well, there is nothing much to do and you will just have to install a free software called ExeProperties which then automatically displays the EXE and DLL files info right in the Properties dialog box.
How to view EXE and DLL file info in File properties dialog box:
As I mentioned, you will just have to install the ExeProperties software and see EXE and DLL files info and specifically their types i.e. if it’s a 32-bit or 64-bit version. The best part is that it is compatible with older versions of Windows too, from XP to latest Windows 10. You can download its EXE file from the link provided at the end of this tutorial and then install it. After that, right click on any EXE or DLL file and select Properties option. This will open the File Properties dialog box and you will notice that it has an added tab named “EXE/Dll Info”. Switch to this new tab and you will get to know that if that EXE is 32-bit or 64-bit, as you can see in the main screenshot of this tutorial. It also displays the minimum Windows version required for a EXE and DLL file.
In this tutorial, I explained a simple method to know if a EXE or DLL file is 32 bit or 64-bit version. Just install the freeware mentioned in the tutorial to know the EXE and DLL files type right from File Properties dialog box of Windows.