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What are HEX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HEX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your HEX files.

What is a HEX file?

HEX files have multiple uses, and BinHex Encoded is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

BinHex Encoded File

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open HEX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the HEX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your HEX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different HEX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: May 23, 2024

All known file formats using extension .HEX

While BinHex Encoded File is a popular type of HEX-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .HEX file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Intel Hexadecimal Object Format

We know that one HEX format is Intel Hexadecimal Object Format. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Logisim Hexdump Format

We know that one HEX format is Logisim Hexdump Format. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Prusa I3 Firmware

We know that one HEX format is Prusa I3 Firmware. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of HEX files. Remember, different programs may use HEX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

UltraEditUltraEditUser submitted
GargoyleGargoyleUser submitted
010 Editor010 EditorUser submitted
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Tiny8051Tiny8051User submitted
Hancom OfficeHancom OfficeUser submitted
PSPadPSPadUser submitted
Notepad++Notepad++User submitted
Flash ProgrammerFlash ProgrammerUser submitted
UEStudioUEStudioUser submitted

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