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CFF Explorer is described as '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 (' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CFF Explorer for Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com and Mac. The best alternative is Resource Hacker, which is free. Other great apps like CFF Explorer are PE Explorer, Resource Tuner, XN Resource Editor and PE-bear.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. Resource Hacker icon

    Resource Hacker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    22 alternatives to Resource Hacker 

    Resource Hacker™ is a resource editor for 32bit and 64bit Windows® applications.

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    1.  PortableResource Hacker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • PE Explorer icon

      PE Explorer

      • Windows
      50 alternatives to PE Explorer 

      PE Explorer is the most feature-packed program for inspecting the inner workings of your own software, and more importantly, third party Windows applications and libraries for which you do not have source code.

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      Discontinued

      Not updated for very long time, no 64bit support.

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    • Resource Tuner icon

      Resource Tuner

      • Windows
      13 alternatives to Resource Tuner 

      Resource Tuner 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 programs.

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    • XN Resource Editor icon

      XN Resource Editor

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      13 alternatives to XN Resource Editor 

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

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      1.  PortableXN Resource Editor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        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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        A resources are only 50% of the portable executable.

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      • PE-bear icon

        PE-bear

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Windows
        • Linux
        • Mac
        14 alternatives to PE-bear 

        Portable Executable reversing tool with a friendly GUI.

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        1.  Malware AnalysisPE-bear can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.
        2.  PortablePE-bear can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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          Still updated and open source, which CFF Explorer is not.

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        • Anolis Resourcer icon

          Anolis Resourcer

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Windows
          13 alternatives to 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.

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          1.  PortableAnolis Resourcer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
            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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          • ResEdit icon

            ResEdit

            • FreeProprietary
            • Windows
            13 alternatives to 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 compiler, like MinGW and Microsoft Visual C++.

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            Discontinued

            The official website is no longer available and the program was not updated since May 2015. Last version, 1.6.6, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

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          • EXE Explorer icon

            EXE Explorer

            • FreeProprietary
            • Windows
            4 alternatives to 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 are supported too.

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            1.  PortableEXE Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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          • Restorator icon

            Restorator

            • Windows
            12 alternatives to 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).

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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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          • Free Resource Extractor icon

            Free Resource Extractor

            • FreeProprietary
            • Windows
            16 alternatives to 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 extract useful resources from system files.

             Free Resource Extractor has no features, suggest some!
            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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