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Open Source HxD Alternatives

The best open source alternative to HxD is wxHexEditor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HxD and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to HxD are wxMEdit, Okteta, MadEdit and Ghex.

HxD alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or Decompilers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HxD.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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

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    Most users think wxHexEditor is a great alternative to HxD.
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    wxMEdit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    wxMEdit is a cross-platform text and hex editor, derived from MadEdit .

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    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.

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    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.

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    Ghex

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GHex - a hex editor for GNOME

    GHex allows the user to load data from any file, view and edit it in either hex or ascii.

    Useful for debugging problems with object code or encodings.

    Also used by kids who cheat at computer games, by adding score or lives to saved games.

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    ImHex

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ImHex is a free, featureful Hex Editor with many tools often only found in paid products.

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    Hex Fiend

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    A fast and clever open source hex editor for macOS.

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  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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    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.

    The usual offset-hex-ascii view and the pattern highlight feature.
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    Free Hex Editor

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

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