Regedit Alternatives

    Regedit is described as 'The Microsoft Registry Editor (regedit.exe) enables you to view, search for, and change settings in your system registry, which contains information about how your computer runs'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Regedit for Windows, Linux,, Regedit and Mac. The best alternative is Registry Workshop. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try O&O RegEditor or Registrar Registry Manager. Other great apps like Regedit are RegeditEx (Free), Registry Finder (Free), Registry Key Jumper (Free) and RegCool (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 15, 2019

    1. Registry Workshop is an advanced registry editor. It is a perfect replacement for RegEdit and RegEdt32 which shipped with Windows.
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      Almost everyone thinks Registry Workshop is a great alternative to Regedit.
      ericbarty Easier to use. More features. Enhanced ability at safeguarding against errors by featuring multiple instances of undo.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    2. The O&O RegEditor makes working with the registration database significantly easier. It comes with an eminently user-friendly application, but it is through its portability that it really makes the life of an Administrator much easier.
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      Almost everyone thinks O&O RegEditor is a great alternative to Regedit.

    3. Registrar Registry Manager offers a very complete and safe solution to administrators and power users for maintaining the registry on both their desktops and remote computers on their network.
      Almost everyone thinks Registrar Registry Manager is a great alternative to Regedit.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      RegeditEx is written in Java, without any use of Windows APIs. It is similar to the Windows Regedit tool. But differently from Regedit, it can run also in non-Windows environments, like Linux.


      Not only is the link broken, but if you do find it (, it shows it hasn't updated since 2015

      Almost everyone thinks RegeditEx is a great alternative to Regedit.
    4. Registry Finder is an improved replacement for the built-in registry editor. It has many features that makes working with registry more productive, comfortable and safe, including: - Unlimited number of local and remote registry windows. - Copy/paste keys and/or values.
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    5. Registry is the heart of the windows operating system and modifying the Registry is not easy but sometimes is necessary , such as you may want to make a customization or repair a registry key or just want to use a Registry trick that you need , Registry Key Jumper simplifies the...
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    6. RegCool is an advanced registry editor. In addition to all the features that you can find in RegEdit and RegEdt32, RegCool adds many powerful features that allow you to work faster and more efficiently with registry related tasks.
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    7. This program mostly covers MS Windows Regedit functionality (some things are still missing, though). In fact, the only 'advanced feature' at this time is a search/replace function.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Free utility that allows you to scan/search the Registry, find the desired Registry values that match to the specified search criteria, and display them in one list.
    8. Small Registry Editor for Windows provides you the ability to make changes to the registry. It is especially useful if the system default registry editor is blocked or corrupted by malware.


      Developer website is down and the project is no longer updated. Latest version,, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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