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HxD Hex Editor

Key Details of HxD Hex Editor

  • Inspect and edit any file, main memory, or disk/disk image
  • Last updated on 04/12/20
  • There has been 1 update within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

Editors' Review

by   / April 30, 2014

HxD is a freeware hex editor, a tool that can open and edit computer code. In the right hands, it's a powerful utility that can inspect, compare, and verify files, disks, disk images, memory, and log files; patch errors, and repair disk structures.

Pros

Really big data: HxD's current version handles large data sets. If it fits on a disk, HxD can open it -- fast search and replace functions, too.

Standard options: HxD packs lots of useful extras, like a checksum generator, multiple charset support, RAM editor, ghost caret, file shredder, splitting and joining, unlimited undo, and a portable version.

Export data: HxD exports data to source code (C, C#, Java, Pascal, and VB.NET) or to hex formats.

Cons

Not for the inexperienced user: This isn't a flaw in the tool; it's just worth noting that this is geared toward advanced users.

Bottom Line

With an attractive, efficient interface and an extensive menu of powerful tools and extras, HxD delivers the goods. And if you need a feature that HxD doesn't have, the developer wants to know about it. Coders, system administrators, and advanced users will want HxD in their toolkits.

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Editors' Review

by   / April 30, 2014

HxD is a freeware hex editor, a tool that can open and edit computer code. In the right hands, it's a powerful utility that can inspect, compare, and verify files, disks, disk images, memory, and log files; patch errors, and repair disk structures.

Pros

Really big data: HxD's current version handles large data sets. If it fits on a disk, HxD can open it -- fast search and replace functions, too.

Standard options: HxD packs lots of useful extras, like a checksum generator, multiple charset support, RAM editor, ghost caret, file shredder, splitting and joining, unlimited undo, and a portable version.

Export data: HxD exports data to source code (C, C#, Java, Pascal, and VB.NET) or to hex formats.

Cons

Not for the inexperienced user: This isn't a flaw in the tool; it's just worth noting that this is geared toward advanced users.

Bottom Line

With an attractive, efficient interface and an extensive menu of powerful tools and extras, HxD delivers the goods. And if you need a feature that HxD doesn't have, the developer wants to know about it. Coders, system administrators, and advanced users will want HxD in their toolkits.

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  • All Versions

    4.8

    out of 50 votes

    • 5 star 42
    • 4 star 7
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.4.0

  • Restructured plugin interface.
  • New: support signed hexadecimal numbers in data inspector (for Int8, Int16, Int32, Int64).
  • Enhancement: integer types in the datainspector support a leading + sign.
  • Enhancement: error message (when a relative "goto" offset is not within the bounds of a file/stream) will mention both relative and obsolute offsets for easier reference.
  • Fix: datainspector plugins fail to jump to the previous/next/first/last element.
  • Fix: Closing "Block select" window with Enter key will ignore changes in currently selected text box.
  • Other minor fixes and clean up.
  • New translations:
  • Indonesian - Syahriel Ibnu Irfansyah
    Greek - Stefanos Kiourkoulis
    Portuguese (Brazilian) - Daniel Maganha
    Hungarian - Timinoun

General

Publisher Mael Horz
Publisher web site http://mh-nexus.de
Release Date February 28, 2020
Date Added April 12, 2020
Version 2.4.0

Category

Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Coding Utilities

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 3.12MB
File Name HxDSetup.zip

Popularity

Total Downloads 4,269,847
Downloads Last Week 1,071

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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