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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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DataWorkshop, a flexible, multiplatform binary data editor written in java. Implements power structure definition tool that allows to describe complex data structures inside files using loops and condition.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      heme is a portable and fast console hex editor for unix operating systems. It has undo support (number of undo operations is only limited by available memory), ability to fill a range of addresses with the specified byte, ability to search for a single byte or character string.
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    1. Free Hex Editor Neo - Fastest Binary File Editing Software for Windows. Large Files Optimized Freeware Hex Editor
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    2. A fast and clever open source hex editor for Mac OS X. Instantly insert, delete, rearrange, even on large files. It works with huge files as large as 118 GB. It has a small footprint, and includes Fast Searching
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    3. 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 its simplest, it makes a fine replacement for Notepad.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.44, released in September 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. Tweak is a hex editor. It allows you to edit a file at very low level, letting you see the full and exact binary contents of the file.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The Hex Editor From Hell! Hecate is a terminal hex editor that, instead of putting the (ASCII) representation of bytes way out on the right side of the screen, it puts the interpreted values directly beneath the hex representation.
    5. Use the built-in hex editor, get MD5, SHA1, SHA256 hashes and Base64 with one click, or change the modified and created dates.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Linux
      DHEX is a 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.
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    6. HextEdit is a fast and lightweight hex editor for viewing and editing binary data. Quickly edit virtually any file type at a low level in a simple and native app. It features fast incremental find, a byte inspector and generally fast performance as a native app.
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