IDA Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is x64dbg, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 25 alternatives to IDA so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting IDA alternatives are OllyDbg (Free), radare2 (Free, Open Source), Ghidra (Free, Open Source) and Binary Ninja (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 6, 2021

    • x64dbg is a 64-bit assembler-level debugger for Windows. The corresponding 32-bit debugger is called x32dbg.Key features: * Open-source
      Most users think this is a great alternative to IDA.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • OllyDbg is a 32-bit assembler level analysing debugger. Emphasis on binary code analysis makes it particularly useful in cases where source is unavailable.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.01, released in September 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free
      • Windows


    • Radare project started as a forensics tool, a scriptable commandline hexadecimal editor able to open disk files, but later support for analyzing binaries, disassembling code...
      Most users think this is a great alternative to IDA.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • iPad
      • C (programming language)
      • Git
      • Haiku
      • Docker
    • Ghidra is a software reverse engineering (SRE) framework created and maintained by the National Security Agency Research Directorate.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to IDA.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      The tool has a graphical interface. It is open source software, and I never thought that such a large organization would make such a major contribution to the development of free software and other similar programs for the community.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago • 3 users agree

    • A reverse engineering platform and GUI.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to IDA.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • GNU Project Debugger, or gdb, is a command-line, source-level debugger for programs that were written in C, C++, D, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, Pascal, assembly, Modula-2, or Ada...
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Cygwin
    • Radare, the highly featured reverse engineering framework.NOTE: it is better to use the "radare 2", not the "radare".Features
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Hopper is a reverse engineering tool for OS X and Linux, that lets you disassemble, and decompile your 32/64bits Intel Mac, Linux, Windows and iOS executables!
    • WinDbg is a multipurposed debugger for Microsoft Windows, distributed on the web by Microsoft as part of the Debugging Tools for Windows.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • Cutter goal is to be an advanced FREE and open-source reverse-engineering platform while keeping the user experience at mind. Cutter is created by reverse engineers for reverse engineers.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux