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DiskExplorer Alternatives

DiskExplorer is described as 'This is also a disk editor. It comes with a very clean and usable UI and offers comprehensive information about NTFS' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DiskExplorer for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is HxD, which is free. Other great apps like DiskExplorer are DMDE, WinHex, Hex Editor Neo and Hex Workshop.

DiskExplorer alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DiskExplorer.
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This is also a disk editor. It comes with a very clean and usable UI and offers comprehensive information about NTFS.

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  1. HxD icon

    HxD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableHxD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    DMDE

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DM Disk Editor and Data Recovery (DMDE) is a disk editor which can help you to understand NTFS. Its capable to view your hard disk sector wise, on MFT level, to disect mft attributes and to edit bytes on your hard disk.

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  3. WinHex is a hexadecimal editor capable of opening disks, sectors, files (native support for FAT, NTFS, Ext2/3, ReiserFS, Reiser4, UFS, CDFS, UDF) and physical memory (RAM). It can read, write and extract data for a further forensic analysis.

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  4. Hex Editor Neo icon

    Hex Editor Neo

    • Windows

    Hex Editor Neo is a binary files editing software utility for Windows. It's rich and handy set of features will help all software and hardware developers working with ASCII, hex, decimal, float, double and binary data.

    ⚫︎ PortableHex Editor Neo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Hex Workshop

    • Windows

    The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a complete set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Windows 2000 and later. Hex Workshop combines advanced binary editing and data interpretation with the ease and flexibility of a modern word processor.

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    NFI

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    NTFS File Sector Information Utility.

    ⚫︎ PortableNFI can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Only available at archive.org via https://web.archive.org/web/20150329185738/http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/253066 - I changed the official website link to this

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  7. PilotEdit Lite is an advanced text and hex editor that supports opening of files larger than 4GB. It offers customizable syntax and keyword highlighting, advanced search and replace operations, HEX mode, column mode, and more.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingPilotEdit supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  8. Active@ Disk Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A hexadecimal low level disk editor with extensive templates for NTFS, FAT and exFAT partitions

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  9. heme

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    heme is a portable and fast console hex editor for unix operating systems. It has undo support (number of undo operations is only limited by available memory), ability to fill a range of addresses with the specified byte, ability to search for a single byte or character string.

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    Hecate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Hex Editor From Hell! Hecate is a terminal hex editor that, instead of putting the (ASCII) representation of bytes way out on the right side of the screen, it puts the interpreted values directly beneath the hex representation.

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