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    Free Hex Editor Alternatives

    Free Hex Editor is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Free Hex Editor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is GNU Emacs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free Hex Editor are HxD (Free), wxHexEditor (Free, Open Source), UltraEdit (Paid) and 010 Editor (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 7, 2022

    1. 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.
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    2. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last commit was in August 2015
      https://github.com/strobejb/HexEdit

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    3. 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 to Windows users
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Lightweight HEX-Editor.
    4. A hexadecimal low level disk editor with extensive templates for NTFS, FAT and exFAT partitions
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    5. IT-Edit (Integrated Terminal Editor) provide a text editor with syntax highlight, line numbering and with the basics text editing functionalities, a file managing interface and terminals in the same window as the editor.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in May 2016.

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    6. Open Source powerful and flexible Hex-Editor, with multiple colour-schemes that allow easy visual indication of byte-magnitude.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BlackBerry QNX
      • FreeDOS
      • FreeBSD
      • MS-DOS
      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 MZ,NE,PE,ELF and other.
    7. Replace, insert, delete, copy, and otherwise modify bytes and bits in multiple files. Perform bitwise operations on specified bytes with bitmasks and operators like NOT, AND, OR, XOR. Reverse order of specified bytes and bits. Compute file hashes.
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    8. Climacs is an open source Emacs-like text editor written in Common Lisp. It has a good integration with other CLIM-based applications and uses Common Lisp Interface Manager (CLIM) library, called ESA, that provides an Emacs-style user interface, rather than the normal CLIM UI.

      Discontinued

      No update since 2007. See https://common-lisp.net/project/climacs/#news

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