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Screenshot of HxD 1.7, a HEX editing app for the Windows operating system.
Free Freeware
Maël Hörz
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Aug 14, 2012
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Felix Cheng

HxD Hex Editor inspects and edits any file, main memory or disk/disk image

A review of HxD by Felix Cheng

HxD is a hex editor capable not only of open files, but also one which can read and write data to hard disk sectors and processes in memory.

Compatible with many standards, HxD can copy data in plain text, HTML or as a variable for programming languages%u200B%u200B. The size of files you can open HxD is practically unlimited.

HxD is a powerful tool, useful in certain scenarios in which raw data reading is required.

Features and highlights

  • Available as a portable and installable edition
  • RAM-Editor
  • Disk editor for hard drives, CDs and more
  • RAW reading and writing of disks
  • Safe file-sharing policies with other files
  • Flexible and fast searching
  • 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

HxD on 32-bit and 64-bit PCs

This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system on a laptop or desktop PC from programming software without restrictions. HxD is available to all software users as a free download for Windows 10 PCs but also without a hitch on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Compatibility with this HEX editor software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of HxD may be available from Maël Hörz.

The program was created by the developer as a freeware product, but donations for the continued development are highly appreciated. You may generally make a donation via the developer's main web site.

Filed under:
  1. HxD Download
  2. Freeware Programming Software
  3. Portable Software
  4. Major release: HxD 1.7
  5. HEX Editing Software
HxD has been picked by our editors as very good.
HxD has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested HxD against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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4.3 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.

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Download Details

System Architecture:
Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit
Size on disk:
3,185,243 B
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