DHEX Alternatives

    DHEX is described as 'more than just another hex editor: It includes a diff mode, which can be used to easily and conveniently compare two binary files. Since it is based on ncurses and is themeable, it can run on any number of systems and scenarios' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DHEX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is HxD, which is free. Other great apps like DHEX are wxHexEditor (Free, Open Source), 010 Editor (Paid), wxMEdit (Free, Open Source) and PE Explorer (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 29, 2021

    1. Kaitai Struct is a declarative language used for describe various binary data structures, laid out in files or in memory: i.e. binary file formats, network stream packet formats, etc.
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    2. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      XVI32 is a freeware hex editor. XVI32 has the following main features. * data inspector to view decoded numbers * Has built-in script interpreter. * Easily works with huge files.
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    3. 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 flexibility of a modern word processor.
    4. Hex Editor Neo is a binary files editing software utility for Windows. It's rich and handy set of features will help all software and hardware developers working with ASCII, hex, decimal, float, double and binary data.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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 assigned characters.
    5. HexEd.it is a free hex editor for all modern operating systems. It uses web technology to enable online hexediting, directly in the browser. Analyse binary dumps and files, read, manipulate, write, import and export any data in this webapp.
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      • Windows
      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      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.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-05-23
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/frhed/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. MadEdit can edit files in Text/Column/Hex modes, and supports many useful functions, e.g. SyntaxHighlightings, WordWrap, Encodings (UTF8/16/32,Big5,GBK...) and WordCount.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.9, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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