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Open Source PE Explorer Alternatives

The best open source alternative to PE Explorer is wxHexEditor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PE Explorer and 18 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PE Explorer are Universal Extractor 2, Okteta, Dependencies and RisohEditor.

PE Explorer alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Anti-Malware Apps or Decompilers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PE Explorer.
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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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    Universal Extractor 2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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    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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    Dependencies

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Dependencies is a rewrite of the legacy software Dependency Walker which was shipped along Windows SDKs, but whose development stopped around 2006. Dependencies can help Windows developers troubleshooting their dll load dependencies issues.

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    RisohEditor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    RisohEditor can add, edit, extract, clone and remove the resource data in EXE/DLL/RC/RES files.

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    XN Resource Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

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

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.0.0.1, released in December 2005, can be still downloaded from an unofficial mirror.

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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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    Anolis Resourcer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Flexible and extensible resource editor for Win32/PE applications under active development. Is "MUI Aware" and supports all the changes made to the resource model in Windows Vista and later. Supports PNG icons as well.

    Discontinued

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

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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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    Catch22 HexEdit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    HexEdit is a hexadecimal file editor for Microsoft Windows. HexEdit allows the user to view and edit any type of file, no matter what format it is saved in.

    Discontinued

    Last commit was in August 2015https://github.com/strobejb/HexEdit

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