HxD – Hex and Disk Editor

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.

The easy to use interface offers features such as searching and replacing, exporting, checksums/digests, insertion of byte patterns, a file shredder, concatenation or splitting of files, statistics and much more.

HxD - Hex and Disk Editor
HxD – Hex and Disk Editor

Editing works like in a text editor with a focus on a simple and task-oriented operation, as such functions were streamlined to hide differences that are purely technical.

Some of the current supported features are:

  • Available as a portable and installable edition
  • RAM-Editor
  • Disk-Editor (Hard disks, floppy disks, ZIP-disks, USB flash drives, CDs, …)
    • RAW reading and writing of disks and drives
    • for Win9x, WinNT and higher
  • Instant opening regardless of file-size
  • Liberal but safe file sharing with other programs
  • Flexible and fast searching/replacing for several data types
    • Data types: text (including Unicode), hex-values, integers and floats
    • Search direction: Forward, Backwards, All (starting from the beginning)
  • File compare (simple)
  • View data in Ansi, DOS, EBCDIC and Macintosh character sets
  • Checksum-Generator: Checksum, CRCs, Custom CRC, SHA-1, SHA-512, MD5, …
  • Exporting of data to several formats
  • Basic data analysis (statistics)
  • Byte grouping
  • “Hex only” or “text only”-modes
  • Progress-window for lengthy operations
  • Modified data is highlighted
  • Unlimited undo
  • “Find updates…”-function
  • Easy to use and modern interface
  • Cut, copy, paste insert, paste write
  • Navigating to nibbles with Ctrl+Left or Ctrl+Right

You can read more and download this tool over here: https://mh-nexus.de/en/hxd/

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