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Old Jul 4, 2009, 07:21 AM   #1
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Best Hex Editor?

I've been using 0xED for a little while but was wondering if anyone knew of a better Mac OS X hex editor at all? 0xED is rather sparse, and having used Hex Editor Neo on Windows Vista it feels a little under powered.
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Old Jul 4, 2009, 12:21 PM   #2
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Hex Fiend is pretty nice.
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Old Jul 4, 2009, 12:23 PM   #3
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Or there's HexEdit.
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Old Jul 4, 2009, 12:42 PM   #4
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I've tried all 3 of those. I find 0xED best for large files.
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Old Jul 4, 2009, 06:52 PM   #5
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0xED seems to be the preferred one by most people (including me). You can find a more in-depth comparison on this thread:

http://www.romhacking.net/forum/inde...ic,6520.0.html
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Old Jul 4, 2009, 11:25 PM   #6
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Thanks guys. I guess I'll stick with 0xED then, shame really as Hex Editor Neo is really, really nice on Windows.

Gap in the market? Any budding entrepreneurs here?
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Old Jul 5, 2009, 12:37 AM   #7
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I've never heard of 0xED, I'll have to give it a try. I use HexEdit, but have used Hex Fiend a few times.
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0xED is rather sparse, and having used Hex Editor Neo on Windows Vista it feels a little under powered.
What does Neo do that 0xED can't?
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Old Nov 6, 2010, 03:30 PM   #9
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I've been using hexedit from mac ports, it's a console application using ncurses.
I've tried 0xED and the gui hexEdit (which I'm not sure is the same?) but I find that I like the console app the most.
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I use 0xED myself, works great for what I need a hex editor for.
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The one thing that's missing is a good (free) hex editor that can edit (or view mainly) devices. When I give 0xED a path to /dev/diskxxx it crashes. Been wanting to modify Hex Fiend to do this, just haven't gotten around to it yet..
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The one thing that's missing is a good (free) hex editor that can edit (or view mainly) devices.
iBored can do this. Many console editors can as well.
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