PE Explorer Alternatives for Linux

    PE Explorer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is wxHexEditor, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PE Explorer and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PE Explorer are 010 Editor (Paid), Okteta (Free, Open Source), Dependencies (Free, Open Source) and Bless (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 7, 2021

    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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    2. 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 file to be parsed into a data structure that can be understood.


      • 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Dependencies - A rewrite of the old legacy software "depends.exe" in C# for Windows devs to troubleshoot dll load dependencies issues.
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    3. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PE-bear is a reversing tool for PE files. Objective: to deliver fast and flexible "first view" tool for malware analysts. Stable and capable to handle malformed PE files.
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    4. A hexadecimal low level disk editor with extensive templates for NTFS, FAT and exFAT partitions
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • FreeBSD
      HT is a file editor/viewer/analyzer for executables. The goal is to combine the low-level functionality of a debugger and the usability of IDEs. We plan to implement all (hex-)editing features and support of the most important file formats.

      Discontinued

      Last updated January, 2015. See http://hte.sourceforge.net/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BlackBerry QNX
      • FreeDOS
      • FreeBSD
      • MS-DOS
      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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Linux
      DHEX is a more than just another hex editor: It includes a diff mode, which can be used to easily and conveniently compare two binary files. Since it is based on ncurses and is themeable, it can run on any number of systems and scenarios.
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