hexyl is a simple hex viewer for the terminal.
The program uses a colored output to distinguish different categories of bytes (NULL bytes, printable ASCII characters, ASCII whitespace characters, other ASCII characters and non-ASCII).
The program has attracted more than 5,500 GitHub stars.
hexyl is free and open source software.
- skip / -s option can be used to skip the first N bytes of the input.
- Option to add a specified offset to the reported file positions.
- Support for squeezing where reoccurring lines are squashed together and visualized with an asterisk.
- Border option which offers support for various styles (Unicode, ASCII, and None).
- Control the color output.
- It can used as a library.
- Read-only mode.
Developer: David Peter
License: Apache License, Version 2.0 or MIT license
hexyl is written in Rust. Learn Rust with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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