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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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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.2.1

  • New translations: Chinese (Traditional); Spanish; Russian
  • Spelling fix in original GUI text
  • Minor code cleanup

General

Publisher Mael Horz
Publisher web site http://mh-nexus.de
Release Date February 17, 2019
Date Added March 07, 2019
Version 2.2.1

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 3MB
File Name HxDSetup.zip

Popularity

Total Downloads 4,205,734
Downloads Last Week 1,782

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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