Alternatives to HxD for all platforms with any license

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  • wxHexEditor icon

    wxHexEditor Discontinued

    wxHexEditor is an open source cross-platform disk/sector/file hex editor written in C++ with a wxWidgets-based user interface. Main...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • wxMEdit icon

    wxMEdit

    wxMEdit is a cross-platform text and hex editor, derived from MadEdit . It adds automatic updates, bookmarks, selecting lines with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • PE Explorer icon

    PE Explorer

    PE Explorer lets you look inside a variety of different 32-bit Windows executable file types, such as EXE, DLL and ActiveX Controls...

    Commercial Windows

  • MadEdit icon

    MadEdit Discontinued

    MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. MadEdit can edit files in...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • WinHex icon

    WinHex

    WinHex is a hexadecimal editor capable of opening disks, sectors, files (native support for FAT, NTFS, Ext2/3, ReiserFS, Reiser4, UFS...

    Commercial Windows

  • Bless icon

    Bless

    Bless is a high quality, full featured hex editor. It is written in mono/Gtk# and its primary platform is GNU/Linux. However it should...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • 010 Editor icon

    010 Editor

    010 Editor is a professional text/hex editor designed to edit any file, drive, or process on your machine. Using Binary Templates...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Catch22 HexEdit icon

    Catch22 HexEdit

    HexEdit is a hexadecimal file editor for Microsoft Windows. HexEdit allows the user to view and edit any type of file, no matter what...

    Open Source Windows

  • Ghex icon

    Ghex

    GHex - a hex editor for GNOME GHex allows the user to load data from any file, view and edit it in either hex or ascii. Useful...

    Open Source Linux

  • Okteta icon

    Okteta

    Okteta is a simple editor for the raw data of files. This type of program is also called hex editor or binary editor. The data is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • XVI32 icon

    XVI32

    XVI32 is a freeware hex editor. XVI32 has the following main features. * data inspector to view decoded numbers * Has...

    Free Windows

  • 0xED icon

    0xED

    0xED is a native OS X hex editor based on the Cocoa framework.

    Free Mac

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  • Free Hex Editor icon

    Free Hex Editor Discontinued

    Free hex editor (Frhed) is an binary file editor for Windows. It is small but has many advanced features like ability to load big...

    Open Source Windows

  • Hex Workshop icon

    Hex Workshop

    The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a complete set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Windows 2000 and...

    Commercial Windows

    • Hex workshop has the most extensive sets of tools for looking into hex files and editing them.
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    Hex Fiend

    A fast and clever open source HEX editor for Mac OS X.

    Open Source Mac

  • Kaitai Struct

    Kaitai Struct is a formal language for binary format specification that can be compiled into parser code in Java, JavaScript, Python...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Heraia icon

    Heraia

    Lightweight HEX-Editor

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Binary Ninja icon

    Binary Ninja

    A reverse engineering platform and GUI

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Aquamacs Emacs icon

    Aquamacs Emacs

    An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, R, Perl, Ruby, PHP, and more... Based on GNU Emacs, Aquamacs integrates...

    Open Source Mac

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    PilotEdit Lite

    PilotEdit Lite is an advanced text and hex editor that supports opening of files larger than 4GB. It offers customizable syntax and...

    Free Windows

  • Climacs Discontinued

    Climacs is an open source Emacs-like text editor written in Common Lisp. It has a good integration with other CLIM-based applications...

    Open Source Mac

  • Hiew icon

    Hiew

    Hiew (short for Hackers view) is a popular console hex editor for DOS and Windows written by Eugene Suslikov (sen). Amongst its...

    Commercial Windows

  • Hex Edit icon

    Hex Edit

    HexEdit is a Windows hex editor, user-friendly and reliable with advanced features (full undo, macros, background searches...

    Open Source Windows

  • DiskExplorer icon

    DiskExplorer

    This is also a disk editor. It comes with a very clean and usable UI and offers comprehensive information about NTFS. You can use...

    Commercial Windows

  • MiTeC HexEdit icon

    MiTeC HexEdit

    HexEdit is a powerful hex editor which can inspect files, drives and memory. Choose the File menu, for instance, and you can choose...

    Free Windows

  • Hexplorer icon

    Hexplorer

    Open Source powerful and flexible Hex-Editor, with multiple colour-schemes that allow easy visual indication of byte-magnitude.

    Open Source Windows

  • Hexinator icon

    Hexinator

    The professional Hex Editor for Windows and Linux.

    Freemium Windows Linux

  • Free Hex Editor Neo

    Free Hex Editor Neo - Fastest Binary File Editing Software for Windows. Large Files Optimized Freeware Hex Editor

    Free Windows

  • Batch Hex Editor icon

    Batch Hex Editor

    Replace, insert, delete, copy, and otherwise modify bytes and bits in multiple files. Perform bitwise operations on specified bytes...

    Commercial Windows

  • JujuEdit icon

    JujuEdit Discontinued

    JujuEdit is a file editor, or alternatively a text editor with knobs-on. It is an application designed for me and people like me. At...

    Free Windows

  • Synalyze It! icon

    Synalyze It!

    You got a binary file and don't know its contents. Or some software creates binary files where you have a specification but...

    Commercial Mac

  • heme

    heme is a portable and fast console hex editor for unix operating systems. It has undo support (number of undo operations is only...

    Open Source Linux

  • DataWorkhop

    DataWorkshop, a flexible, multiplatform binary data editor written in java. Implements power structure definition tool that allows to...

    Free Windows Linux

  • BEYE (Binary EYE)

    BEYE (Binary EYE) is a free, portable, advanced file viewer with built-in editor for binary, hexadecimal and disassembler modes. It...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Active@ Disk Editor

    A hexadecimal low level disk editor with extensive templates for NTFS, FAT and exFAT partitions

    Free Windows

HxD Comments

I wish it were easier to open files in HxD

Positive Comment by endolith
about HxD Oct 2012

My only wish is that it appeared in the Open With... menu of every file format, but without being associated with those formats.

Ok a second wish is that I could highlight or bookmark byte ranges and have the highlight stick forever.

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