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IDA Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to IDA for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Ghidra, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to IDA and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to IDA are Binary Ninja, radare2, Okteta and GNU Project Debugger.

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    Ghidra

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Ghidra is a software reverse engineering (SRE) framework created and maintained by the National Security Agency Research Directorate.

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    Almost everyone thinks Ghidra is a great alternative to IDA.
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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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    Binary Ninja

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A reverse engineering platform and GUI.

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    Unicode support
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    Almost everyone thinks Binary Ninja is a great alternative to IDA.


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    radare2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • C (programming language)
    • Git
    • Haiku
    • Docker

    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, debugging programs, attaching to remote gdb servers, ...

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    Most users think radare2 is a great alternative to IDA.
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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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    GNU Project Debugger

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    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 and compiled for any of a number of different target architectures including x86, x86-64, IA-64...

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGNU Project Debugger either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Malcat

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Malcat is a feature-rich hexadecimal editor / disassembler / decompiler for reverse engineers and malware analysts. It has support for many file formats and CPUs, can scan for signatures, decrypt/decompress data, diff files and run python scripts.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMalcat can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    radare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Radare, the highly featured reverse engineering framework.

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    Most users think radare is a great alternative to IDA.
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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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    Cutter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Hopper

    • Mac
    • 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!

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