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  • Resource Hacker icon

    Resource Hacker

    Resource Hacker has been designed to be the complete resource editing tool: compiling, viewing, decompiling and recompiling resources for both 32bit and 64bit Windows executables. Resource Hacker can open any type of Windows...

    Free Windows

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    • Resource Hacker better handles icons and such includes whereas PE Explorer for viewing code. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • HxD icon

    HxD

    HxD is a carefully designed and fast hex editor which, additionally to raw disk editing and modifying of main memory (RAM), handles files of any size. The easy to use interface offers features such as searching and replacing...

    Free Windows

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  • wxHexEditor icon

    wxHexEditor

    wxHexEditor is an open source cross-platform disk/sector/file hex editor written in C++ with a wxWidgets-based user interface. Main features: - low memory usage - huge file/disk support (up to 2^64 bytes) - raw disk access - no...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued The latest update was on April 12th, 2014.
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    WinHex

    WinHex is a hexadecimal editor capable of opening disks, sectors, files (native support for FAT, NTFS, Ext2/3, ReiserFS, Reiser4, UFS, CDFS, UDF) and physical memory (RAM). It can read, write and extract data for a further forensic...

    Commercial Windows

  • Free Resource Extractor icon

    Free Resource Extractor

    Free Resource Extractor is a free and handy utility to scan all DLL, EXE and OCX files and extract built-in resources like icons, bitmaps, cursors, sounds, AVI videos, HTML files, metafiles, etc. Free Resource Extractor can even...

    Free Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer contains adwares. Be careful during the installation: http://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    ResEdit

    ResEdit is a free resource editor for Windows programs. You can use it if you want to use dialogs, icons, version information or other types of resources. Output files can be compiled by any Windows compiler that includes a resource...

    Free Windows

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    • Warning It's no longer just a bundleware. Even if you set all not to install it will install a Bitcoin miner malware into Temp (important.exe) with guarding (file.exe) that runs it all the time and loads CPU 100%: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/30af9df193c11a31bd18ff3e063b4616b6b3e4244e9d91a1fd963bac213bc5c6/analysis/1483114519/ | https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/f03533a5ba02060acc5d89b189a7b170ed376f8ef661cedec68f71ee62a92c5b/analysis/1483114511/
    • Bundleware Full of adware and malware and forces installs
  • 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 be able to run without problems on every platform that mono and Gtk# run on. Main Features ...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • 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 format it is saved in. Features 16 Exabyte files - opens files of any size, with no...

    Open Source Windows

  • Anolis Resourcer icon

    Anolis Resourcer

    Flexible and extensible resource editor for Win32/PE applications under active development. Is "MUI Aware" and supports all the changes made to the resource model in Windows Vista and later. Supports PNG icons as well.

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9, released on 1st September 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    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 displayed in the traditional view with two columns: one with the numeric values and one with the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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 technology, 010 Editor allows a binary file to be parsed into a data structure that can be understood....

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • XN Resource Editor icon

    XN Resource Editor

    XN Resource Editor is a free, powerful, fully featured resource editor and PE module explorer.

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.0.0.1, released in December 2005, can be still downloaded from an unofficial mirror.
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  • HT editor

    HT is a file editor/viewer/analyzer for executables. The goal is to combine the low-level functionality of a debugger and the usability of IDEs. We plan to implement all (hex-)editing features and support of the most important file...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD FreeBSD

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    • Discontinued Last updated January, 2015. See http://hte.sourceforge.net/
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    Hex Edit

    HexEdit is a Windows hex editor, user-friendly and reliable with advanced features (full undo, macros, background searches, calculator, full customization, edits huge files). Feature Summary Easy to use interface familiar...

    Open Source Windows

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    Free Hex Editor

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

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-05-23 https://sourceforge.net/projects/frhed/
  • PE Tools icon

    PE Tools

    This is a fully-functional utility for working with PE/PE +(64bit) files. Including: Editor PE of files, Task Viewer, Win32 PE files optimizer, detector of compiler/packer and many other things.

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated. Last version, v1.5 Build 400, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Explorer Suite

    Created by Daniel Pistelli, a freeware suite of tools including a PE editor called CFF Explorer and a process viewer. The PE editor has full support for PE32/64. Special fields description and modification (.NET supported), utilities...

    Free Windows

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  • ResourcesExtract icon

    ResourcesExtract

    ResourcesExtract is a small utility that scans dll/ocx/exe files and extract all resources (bitmaps, icons, cursors, AVI movies, HTML files, and more...) stored in them into the folder that you specify. You can use ResourcesExtract...

    Free Windows

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  • Resource Tuner icon

    Resource Tuner

    Resource Tuner is a resource editor that lets you view, extract, replace, edit, and delete the embedded resources of executable files: icons, strings, images, sounds, dialogs, menus - all that make up the visual part of your Windows...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Restorator icon

    Restorator

    Restorator is an award-winning utility to edit windows resources in applications and their components, e.g. files with .exe, .dll, .res, .rc, .dcr, extension (see PE files and RES files).

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued The software seems to be no longer updated. Latest version was released in 2007, but it can be still bought from the official website.
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    Hex Workshop

    The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a complete set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Windows 2000 and later. Hex Workshop combines advanced binary editing and data interpretation with the ease and...

    Commercial Windows

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  • PilotEdit Lite icon

    PilotEdit Lite

    PilotEdit Lite is an advanced text and hex editor that supports opening of files larger than 4GB. It offers customizable syntax and keyword highlighting, advanced search and replace operations, HEX mode, column mode, and more. In...

    Free Windows

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  • 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 feature set is its ability to view files in text, hex and disassembly mode. The program is particularly...

    Commercial Windows

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  • FileAlyzer icon

    FileAlyzer

    FileAlyzer is a tool to analyze files, allows a basic analysis of files (showing file properties and file contents in hex dump form) and is able to interpret common file contents like resources structures (like text, graphics, HTML...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Relyze icon

    Relyze

    Relyze is an interactive software reverse engineering and analysis platform with the following main features: * Load PE and ELF binaries - Navigate a binaries structure and discover how it is composed. Visualize the data and...

    Commercial Windows

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  • ResEd icon

    ResEd

    ResEd is an editor for resource script files (*.rc) which is also used in RadASM, FbEdit and MasmEd. As every RAD Software product, it makes application development easy and fast by providing sophisticated functions and integrated...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Site has been temporarily suspended according to author.
  • PE-bear

    PE-bear is a reversing tool for PE files. Objective: to deliver fast and flexible "first view" tool for malware analysts. Stable and capable to handle malformed PE files.

    Free Windows Linux

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  • 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

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  • EXE Explorer icon

    EXE Explorer

    It reads and displays executable file properties and structure. It is compatible with PE32 (Portable Executable), PE32+ (64bit), NE (Windows 3.x New Executable) and VxD (Windows 9x Virtual Device Driver) file types. .NET executables...

    Free Windows

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  • BEYE (Binary EYE)

    BEYE (Binary EYE) is a free, portable, advanced file viewer with built-in editor for binary, hexadecimal and disassembler modes. It contains a highlight AVR/Java/i86-AMD64/ARM-XScale/PPC-64 and other disassembler, full preview of...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • AllMedia Grabber icon

    AllMedia Grabber

    Extract Thousands Pictures, Videos, Music, Sounds hidden inside programs / files on your computer with AllMedia Grabber. AllMedia Grabber searches in files (executables, libraries, custom controls, data files e.t.c.) and extracts...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Boilsoft Resource Hunter icon

    Boilsoft Resource Hunter

    Resource Hunter is a perfect resource explorer/hacker/grabber can extract pe resource from exe, dll ,extract icon and image like gif, png, bitmap. You can use Resource Hunter to VIEW RESOURCE, EXPLORE RESOURCE, SEARCH RESOURCE and...

    Commercial Windows

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  • PEBrowse64 Professional

    PEBrowse64 Professional is a static-analysis tool and disassembler for Win64 executables and Microsoft .NET assemblies produced according to the Portable Executable specifications published by Microsoft. With the PEBrowse...

    Free Personal Windows

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