Alternatives to PE Explorer for all platforms with any license

  • Resource Hacker icon

    Resource Hacker

    Resource Hacker has been designed to be the complete resource editing tool: compiling, viewing, decompiling and recompiling resources for both 32bit and 64bit Windows...

    Free Windows

    • Resource Hacker better handles icons and such includes whereas PE Explorer for viewing code. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • HxD icon


    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. The easy to use...

    Free Windows

  • 010 Editor icon

    010 Editor

    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...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • Bless icon


    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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The last update was released on January 20th, 2009 (Windows installer) and the last source code revision was published on August 14th, 2008.
  • Anolis Resourcer icon

    Anolis Resourcer

    Flexible and extensible resource editor for Win32/PE applications under active development. Is "MUI Aware" and supports all the changes made to the resource...

    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9, released on 1st September 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Hex Workshop icon

    Hex Workshop

    The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a complete set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Windows 2000 and later. Hex Workshop combines...

    Commercial Windows

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  • ResEdit icon


    ResEdit is a free resource editor for Windows programs. You can use it if you want to use dialogs, icons, version information or other types of resources. Output files...

    Free Windows

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    • Warning It's no longer just a bundleware. Even if you set all not to install it will install a Bitcoin miner malware into Temp (important.exe) with guarding (file.exe) that runs it all the time and loads CPU 100%: |
    • Bundleware Full of adware and malware and forces installs
  • FileAlyzer icon


    FileAlyzer is a tool to analyze files, allows a basic analysis of files (showing file properties and file contents in hex dump form) and is able to interpret common file...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Free Resource Extractor icon

    Free Resource Extractor

    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...

    Free Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer contains adwares. Be careful during the installation:
  • Free Hex Editor icon

    Free Hex Editor

    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.

    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-05-23
  • XN Resource Editor icon

    XN Resource Editor

    XN Resource Editor is a free, powerful, fully featured resource editor and PE module explorer.

    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available. Last version,, released in December 2005, can be still downloaded from an unofficial mirror.



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