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Hex Fiend Alternatives

Hex Fiend is described as 'A fast and clever open source hex editor for macOS' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hex Fiend for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and BSD. The best alternative is HxD, which is free. Other great apps like Hex Fiend are wxHexEditor, 010 Editor, Okteta and MadEdit.

Hex Fiend alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hex Fiend.
This page was last updated Jan 7, 2022
Hex Fiend
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

A fast and clever open source hex editor for macOS.

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  1. HxD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  2. wxHexEditor is an open source cross-platform disk/sector/file hex editor written in C++ with a wxWidgets-based user interface.



  3. 010 Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  4. Okteta

    • 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. MadEdit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets.

    Discontinued

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



  6. 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 analysis.

  7. Synalyze It!

    • Mac

    You got a binary file and don't know its contents. Or some software creates binary files where you have a specification but don't want to decode them manually.

  8. Kaitai Struct

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  9. XVI32

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    XVI32 is a freeware hex editor. XVI32 has the following main features.

  10. Bless

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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