Open Source PE Explorer Alternatives
wxHexEditor is an open source cross-platform disk/sector/file hex editor written in C++ with a wxWidgets-based user interface.
- - wxHexEditor is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to PE Explorer.
- - wxHexEditor is the most popular Open Source alternative to PE Explorer.
The project seems no longer developed since 2020. Last version, 0.24, released in December 2017, can be still downloaded from SourceForge and GitHub
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.
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.
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.
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.
HexEdit is a Windows hex editor, user-friendly and reliable with advanced features (full undo, macros, background searches, calculator, full customization, edits huge files).
XN Resource Editor is a free, powerful, fully featured resource editor and PE module explorer.
XN Resource Editor FeaturesDiscontinued
The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 188.8.131.52, released in December 2005, can be still downloaded from an unofficial mirror.
BEYE (Binary EYE) is a free, portable, advanced file viewer with built-in editor for binary, hexadecimal and disassembler modes. It contains a highlight AVR/Java/i86-AMD64/ARM-XScale/PPC-64 and other disassembler, full preview of MZ,NE,PE,ELF and other.
Frhed(Free hex editor) is an binary file editor for Windows. It is small but has many advanced features like ability to load big files partially. String replacement, multi-language, and other features.
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