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UDF file system structure visualizer on Windows? [on hold]

I'd like to look at the details of how a particular partition is arranging its file system structures. Is there something like that available for hex editors or disk editors? I remember in the old ...
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Hexing an *.exe - does a timestamp gets also modified?

I'm trying to hex a *.exe file to change the font from Arial to Tahoma. I already did it, the issue is that the program notices something has changed. I'm relatively newbie to hexing, so I am not ...
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Free Hex Editor that Supports Chinese Characters [closed]

I am looking for a Hex Editor that supports viewing of Chinese Characters. I am currently translating an application into English. I have found Super Unicode Editor which is really great (but is not ...
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EOF ASCII/HEX code in text files

As far as know in the end of all files, specially text files, there is a Hex code for EOF or NULL character. And when we want to write a program and read the contents of a text file, we send the read ...
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Can you pull every bit of data & instruction out of an executable file via a hex editor?

Someone told me that viewing a binary file of a program, or similar, in a hex editor exposes the entire sum of data/instructions a program has. For example, like in game hackers/modders of old retro ...
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Changing 2 bytes in a 16GB file - Hex editor or other recommandation needed

I'm looking to change 2 bytes in the header of a 16GB file on windows 7. I'm looking for a freeware solution to do this task once. I have tried a few hex editors from the superuser hex editor as ...
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How to batch truncate a file by a set amount of bytes?

I have ~300 files that need to be truncated (I need to remove a specified number of bytes from the beginning of the file). I can do it one by one using a hex file editor, but given the number of files ...
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Is there a working method for recreating a quicktime video resource fork?

A few years ago, I backed up a directory of family movies in quicktime format to my NAS. Unfortunately, only the data files went, and NOT the resource forks. Months later when I went to import those ...
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Search exe file for English words

I am trying to find out if there are open source components in an app I found online. I have skimmed the file in a Hex editor but can't spend the hours that would be required going line by line ...
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Notepad++ with HexEdit won't run in Windows 7

I use Notepad++ v5.9.6.2 (Unicode) on Windows 7 (64 bit) and I have installed the HEX-Editor v0.9.5 plugin. The problem is that only administrators now seem to be able to run Notepad++. With guests ...
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How can I automate some simple hex editing?

I've got a couple of games (free, but closed source) that I'm editing to alter a certain feature so its less annoying. It's essentially Paused - Sorry can't do anything! thing. I've messed around with ...
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Gimp file recovery

I need to recover some gimp files (*.xcf) from a damaged partition. I've tried testdisk to no avail. I have been able to recover files with scalpel. The process for doing this is by uncommenting the ...
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How to open first n bytes of file in hexadecimal and edit it?

I want to edit some .avi videos (cut them, to be precise) in VirtualDub but it failed to open the files. They are encoded in xvid, which I have installed, and play in KMPlayer without problem. Also, ...
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Why is my windows HDD write protected?

I am trying to modify the HDD that windows 7 is running on using WinHex. But after i edit a few bytes of the physical HDD, i cannot save the changes as it says my HDD is write protected and locked. ...
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Binary Visual Diff Tool for MacOS X

This might already be answered, but I did not find an answer that really matched my needs. I'm looking for a visual diff tool that can diff binary files. It was also OK if it was integrated into a ...
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Grapher: Edit Equations Without GUI

I'm trying to edit the equation of a Grapher file without opening the Grapher UI. I've gotten as far as knowing that I need a hex editor to do this. I can't, however, find my equation in that file to ...
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Something that can search and replace a hex string but for multiple files?

Hi I'm looking for a hex editor kind of thing but for multiple files? Can Windows Grep do this or does it only handle text strings?
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Delete data from the middle of a binary file with hexl-mode

I have a fairly large binary file (a few tens of MB) and would like to remove a few KB somewhere in the middle, it's sandwiched data not the beginning nor the end. Ideally I'd like to use emacs and ...
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Console hex editor under Cygwin?

Could recommend for a console hex editor under Cygwin?
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Why does Notepad++ disable the HexEditor plugin

Notepad++ is a great editor... the Regular Expression facility is stunted, but I can live with that. It is ok for most find/replace situations, and for the occasional others I'll just hop across to ...
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File viewer for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a file viewer/editor for OS X that supports text/hex mode switching (i.e. show only text / show hex and text side by side). 0xED (http://www.suavetech.com/0xed/0xed.html) is great, but ...
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Hex editor to translate/read doubles? [closed]

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 ...
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Hex editor for large files in Linux

I need to edit and navigate through a rather large binary file (~8 GB) in Linux. I'd use Hiew if I was on Windows, are there any similar tools for Linux? Preferably GNOME applications, but ...
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Wi-Fi password from passphrase and hex

On my Wi-Fi box, I have set a passphrase and also know the hex code. However, my iPhone needs a password. Can I figure out the password from this information? How else can I get around this?
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Hex editors for Windows? [closed]

Are the some hex editors for Windows? Preferably open source or free since I don't need a hex editor all that often... Things I do need is the ability to search in different types (text, raw hex, ...