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    Reverse Engineer's Hex Editor Alternatives

    Reverse Engineer's Hex Editor is described as 'As the name implies, this is a hex editor. It aims to be a good general-purpose hex editor and to have a wide selection of features for analysing and annotating binary file formats' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Reverse Engineer's Hex Editor for Windows, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is HxD, which is free. Other great apps like Reverse Engineer's Hex Editor are wxHexEditor (Free, Open Source), wxMEdit (Free, Open Source), Binary Ninja (Paid) and Kaitai Struct (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 7, 2022

    1. 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.
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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      wxMEdit is a cross-platform text and hex editor, derived from MadEdit .
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    3. A reverse engineering platform and GUI.
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    4. Kaitai Struct is a declarative language used for describe various binary data structures, laid out in files or in memory: i.e. binary file formats, network stream packet formats, etc.
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    5. 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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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      FlexHEX is a full-featured hex editor designed to edit binary files, OLE compound files, logical devices, and physical drives. With FlexHEX you can inspect, modify, insert, search, or replace binary, ASCII, or UNICODE data.
    6. Tweak is a hex editor. It allows you to edit a file at very low level, letting you see the full and exact binary contents of the file.
      • 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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    7. Use the built-in hex editor, get MD5, SHA1, SHA256 hashes and Base64 with one click, or change the modified and created dates.
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