Key Details of Hex Workshop

  • Hex-edit, cut, copy, paste, insert, fill, and delete binary data
  • Last updated on 09/02/14
  • There have been 0 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

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Editors' Review staff

Hex Workshop Hex Editor, made by BreakPoint Software, is a handy tool for people who need to work with hexadecimal code. It's got a simple look but is filled with powerful features for working with binary data. That's the kind of data that's really close to what computers actually process.

The design of Hex Workshop is user-friendly. You can change how it looks and how it shows information to match your preferences. This makes it easier to work with complex data and keeps things from getting overwhelming. Hex Workshop does a lot more than just basic text editing. 

It has advanced features for comparing files, ensuring data hasn't been messed up, and even making patterns in data easier to see. For those who need to change data types or work on specific parts of data, this tool has you covered. For instance, the Structure Viewer lets you see and tweak data in an organized way, almost like looking at a well-laid-out document instead of a jumble of code. S

mart Bookmarks make it easy to keep track of important spots in your data. For visually sorting through data, the Color Maps and file comparison tools are incredibly useful.

Bottom Line

Hex-edit, cut, copy, paste, insert, fill, and delete binary data. It doesn’t matter what kind of data you're working with—text from a document or more complex stuff—Hex Workshop can handle it. It supports various formats, like ASCII, DOS, and Unicode. You can undo and redo your actions, drag files directly into it for editing, and change many settings to better suit your needs. It’s specifically made to run smoothly on Windows, so you know it will work well if you're using that operating system. This tool is great for coders, people fixing software bugs, those trying to recover lost data, or anyone who needs to examine and change binary data closely.

What's new in version

  • Hex Workshop v6.8 features integrated structure, color map, and expression calculator editors with syntax coloring. The structure editor includes in-line error messages to aid in debugging structure definitions. Additional usability and font/layout sizing changes are included.

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Full Specifications

September 2, 2014
Latest update
May 17, 2024
Operating System
Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows Server, Windows 7
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Developer's Description

Hex-edit, cut, copy, paste, insert, fill, and delete binary data.
The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a complete set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Windows. Hex Workshop integrates advanced binary editing and data interpretation and visualization with the ease and flexibility of a modern word processor. With the Hex Workshop, you can edit, cut, copy, paste, insert, fill and delete binary data. You can also work with data in its native structure and data types using our integrated structure viewer and smart bookmarks. Data editing is quick and easy with our extensive features that allow you to: jump to file or sector location, find or replace data, perform arithmetic, bitwise, and logical operations, binary compare files, generate checksums and digests, view character distributions and export data to RTF or HTML for publishing. Hex Workshop includes a Sector Editor with disk imaging tools, a Base Converter for converting between hex, decimal and binary data types, a Hex Calculator supporting arithmetic and bitwise operations, an expression calculator supporting variables, conditionals, iteration and arithmetic and bitwise operations, and a data visualizer designed to help you visually identify patterns and interesting data from rendered images. Also included is our Data Inspector that allows you to quickly edit and view data in decimal, floating point or time and date representations.