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WinHex Alternatives for Linux

WinHex 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 WinHex and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to WinHex are 010 Editor, Okteta, MadEdit and DMDE.

WinHex 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 WinHex.
This page was last updated Jan 7, 2022
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  • Windows

WinHex is a hexadecimal editor capable of opening disks, sectors, files (native support for FAT, NTFS, Ext2/3, ReiserFS,...

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  1. wxHexEditor is an open source cross-platform disk/sector/file hex editor written in C++ with a wxWidgets-based user interface.

    Most users think wxHexEditor is a great alternative to WinHex.
  2. 010 Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  3. Okteta

    • 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.

  4. MadEdit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.9, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

  5. 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.



  6. Kaitai Struct

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  7. ImHex

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ImHex is a free, featureful Hex Editor with many tools often only found in paid products.

  8. Heraia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Lightweight HEX-Editor.

  9. Active@ Disk Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  10. DataWorkshop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DataWorkshop, a flexible, multiplatform binary data editor written in java. Implements power structure definition tool that allows to describe complex data structures inside files using loops and condition.

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