Hex Editor

wxMEdit – fork of MadEdit

wxMEdit, a cross-platform Text/Hex Editor, is an improved version of the discontinued MadEdit.

In HexMode, wxMEdit can open large files with a size up to 32GB.

wxMEdit is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Bookmarks.
  • Edit files in text, column, and hex modes.
  • Syntax highlighting for many languages: awk, C/C++, CSS, diff/patch, D, DOS Batch Script, Flash ActionScript, FreeBASIC, HTML, Java, JavaScript, JSP, Lua, Pascal, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, UNIX Shell Script, x86 Assembly, XML, Fortran, TeX/LaTeX, Squirrel, C#, Visual Basic, ASP(VBScript), SQL, Verilog, and VHDL.
  • Regular expression search and replace.
  • Opens multiple files on single instance.
  • Word Wraps.
  • Good hex editing with paste with overwriting.
  • BOM support for GB18030.
  • Inserting ordered sequence.
  • Select a link with a triple click.
  • Purge histories support.
  • Word boundary with Chinese/Japanese/Thai/Lao/Khmer and Burmese characters etc.
  • Supports common encodings (UTF8/16/32, ISO-8859-x, CP125x, KOI8, GB18030, Big5, …) not only in Text/Column modes but also in Hex mode.
  • Supports non-BMP Unicode Characters Such as CJK Ext-B/C/D/E, Miao Letters, Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols, Musical Symbols, Emoji, etc.
  • View ASCII-Art files with appropriate monospace font e.g.:
    • Courier New under Windows/Mac OS X.
    • Andale Mono, Courier, Menlo, Monaco under Mac OS X.
    • Console and Fixed under Unix-like OS.
    • DejaVu Sans Mono, Free Mono, Liberation Mono, etc.
  • Internationalization support – with translations for Chinese, German, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
  • Automatically checks for updates.

Website: wxmedit.github.io
Support: Wiki
Developer: JiaYanwei and many contributors (original developer: Alston Chen)
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

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wxMEdit is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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