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frhed - free hex editor

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5 Apr 2000
A free hex editor with C++ source

Sample Image - frhed.gif


Frhed - free hex editor is an open-source binary file editor for Windows 95/98/Nt4.

frhed was programmed in C++ (does not use MFC, only the Win32 API). The download archive contains a project workspace for Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0.

Features include cut&paste (for binary and text data), find and replace (binary and/or text), bookmarking, file comparison, customizable colors and font (ANSI or OEM display), partially opening large files, disk access, cryptographic functions and more.


frhed is distributed under GNU General Public License (GPL)


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Raihan Kibria
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QuestionNo source and requires admin rights.. forget it Pin
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Question[My vote of 1] no source code, donot know what it is Pin
Jason.LYJ6-Sep-17 20:31
professionalJason.LYJ6-Sep-17 20:31 
GeneralMy vote of 2 Pin
buyong28-Mar-12 17:21
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QuestionMFC V.S. Win32 API Pin
Ruben Fuchs26-Jul-11 23:26
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AnswerRe: MFC V.S. Win32 API Pin
Iain Clarke, Warrior Programmer22-Nov-11 4:44
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GeneralRe: MFC V.S. Win32 API Pin
Ruben Fuchs22-Nov-11 22:22
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GeneralQuick 'n' dirty way Pin
andwan07-Jun-09 11:45
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GeneralRe: Quick 'n' dirty way Pin
Andrew Phillips13-Dec-10 9:42
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GeneralSourceForge Website Pin
Kris Houston30-Apr-09 7:01
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GeneralHexEdit 2.5F Pin
Andrew Phillips7-Apr-08 18:11
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General5 and thanks Pin
Jerry Evans25-Sep-07 9:02
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GeneralPopup menu opens on wrong monitor Pin
aroth8216-Jul-07 21:34
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GeneralGreat Hex Editor Pin
fifthwheel9-Jun-06 16:25
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GeneralSuper code Pin
luisperucode13-May-06 14:56
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Generalpowerful Pin
dotnfc22-Apr-06 21:20
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QuestionWhere is the source code for this editor? Pin
michael_mmg8-Mar-06 16:09
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AnswerRe: Where is the source code for this editor? Pin
Kochise27-Jul-06 0:21
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AnswerRe: Where is the source code for this editor? Pin
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Generalnoob Pin
Anonymous6-Aug-05 12:57
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GeneralLow level "disk" mode problem Pin
BobSponge24-Jun-05 10:49
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QuestionHow do you use the control in FormView Pin
darkhalf50119-Jun-04 4:08
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GeneralTry Visual Studio! Pin
jopett10-Nov-03 23:51
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GeneralRe: Try Visual Studio! Pin
Jörgen Sigvardsson29-Jan-04 10:19
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GeneralRe: Try Visual Studio! Pin
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GeneralRe: Try Visual Studio! Pin
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