PE-bear Alternatives

    PE-bear is described as 'reversing tool for PE files' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PE-bear for Windows and Resource Hacker. The best alternative is Resource Hacker, which is free. Other great apps like PE-bear are Universal Extractor 2 (Free, Open Source), PE Explorer (Paid), PPEE (puppy) (Free) and EXE Explorer (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 4, 2021

    1. Resource Hacker™ is a resource editor for 32bit and 64bit Windows® applications.
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    2. Universal Extractor 2 is an unofficial updated and extended version of the original UniExtract by Jared Breland. It brings several hundred changes including community-wanted ones such as a batch mode, auto-updater and scan-only-functionality.
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    3. PE Explorer is the most feature-packed program for inspecting the inner workings of your own software, and more importantly, third party Windows applications and libraries for which you do not have source code.

      Discontinued

      Not updated for very long time, no 64bit support.

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    4. PPEE (Professional PE file Explorer) allows analysis of malformed and crafted PE files, making it handy for reverse-engineering, malware researchers and more.
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    5. It reads and displays executable file properties and structure. It is compatible with PE32 (Portable Executable), PE32+ (64bit), NE (Windows 3.x New Executable) and VxD (Windows 9x Virtual Device Driver) file types. .NET executables are supported too.
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    6. View and extract resources from EXE, DLL, OCX, CPL or any other Windows 32 & 64 Bit PE file. The embedded resources are shown in a tree sorted by language and type.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Resource Hacker
      Resource Hacker FX is an improved Resource Hacker: it is a patcher that needs to be used on the original Resource Hacker v3.6.0.92. What does the patcher change:

      Discontinued

      This patch is discontinued.

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    7. Free Resource Extractor is a free and handy utility to scan all DLL, EXE and OCX files and extract built-in resources like icons, bitmaps, cursors, sounds, AVI videos, HTML files, metafiles, etc. Free Resource Extractor can even extract useful resources from system files.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

    8. PEBrowse64 Professional is a static-analysis tool and disassembler for Win64 executables and Microsoft .NET assemblies produced according to the Portable Executable specifications published by Microsoft.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      This is a fully-functional utility for working with PE/PE +(64bit) files. Including: Editor PE of files, Task Viewer, Win32 PE files optimizer, detector of compiler/packer and many other things.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated. Last version, v1.5 Build 400, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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