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Is there a hex editor out there that can switch between reading hex and translating the string of bits into different standard variables such as doubles, ints, chars? (this is assuming that I know in advance that the entire file only contains a certain type of variable, ie, outputted from a program that i wrote).



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for what operating system? :) – John T Sep 22 '09 at 16:54

From HDD Software: Free Hex Editor Neo

Free Hex Editor Neo is award-winning large files optimized freeware editor for everyone who works with ASCII, hex, decimal, float, double and binary data.

This sounds like what you need.

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Ahh, almost...It dose almost everything i want it to do except for one major flaw: it cant display ints. – Faken Sep 24 '09 at 18:09
Never mind, it can display ints, but only on the unlocked versions and the option was display as decimals. Id vote best answer...but i cant because for some reason my old account was deleted. – Faken Sep 25 '09 at 16:06

Here are some hex editors that do what you ask. Just take your pick:

Cygnus Hex Editor free

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For some reason, i cant get any of these programs to actually display a list of ints or doubles. All these programs have the ability to convert a single entry into a int or double but i want it to output a entire grid array just as it was arranged in my data set. Also, for some reason my account was deleted and i have absolutely no idea why, so i cant vote a best answer even if i liked...sorry. – Faken Sep 25 '09 at 2:30