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Found 2 file extension associations related to WinHex and 2 file formats developed specifically for use with WinHex.

Platform, operating system:  Microsoft Windows icon Microsoft Windows

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Developer: X-Ways Software Technology AG

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Developer / company: X-Ways Software Technology AG

WinHex is in its core a universal hexadecimal editor, particularly helpful in the realm of computer forensics, data recovery, low-level data processing, and IT security. An advanced tool for everyday and emergency use: inspect and edit all kinds of files, recover deleted files or lost data from hard drives with corrupt file systems or from digital camera cards. Features include (depending on the license type):

  • Disk editor for hard disks, floppy disks, CD-ROM & DVD, ZIP, Smart Media, Compact Flash, ...
  • Native support for FAT, NTFS, Ext2/3, ReiserFS, Reiser4, UFS, CDFS, UDF
  • Built-in interpretation of RAID systems and dynamic disks
  • Various data recovery techniques
  • RAM editor, providing access to physical RAM and other processes' virtual memory
  • Data interpreter, knowing 20 data types
  • Editing data structures using templates (e.g. to repair partition table/boot sector)
  • Concatenating and splitting files, unifying and dividing odd and even bytes/words
  • Analyzing and comparing files
  • Particularly flexible search and replace functions
  • Disk cloning (under DOS with X-Ways Replica)
  • Drive images & backups (optionally compressed or split into 650 MB archives)
  • Programming interface (API) and scripting
  • 256-bit AES encryption, checksums, CRC32, hashes (MD5, SHA-1, ...)
  • Erase (wipe) confidential files securely, hard drive cleansing to protect your privacy
  • Import all clipboard formats, incl. ASCII hex values
  • Convert between binary, hex ASCII, Intel Hex, and Motorola S
  • Character sets: ANSI ASCII, IBM ASCII, EBCDIC, (Unicode)
  • Instant window switching. Printing. Random-number generator.
  • Supports files >4 GB. Very fast. Easy to use. Extensive online help. (more)

Having all the bits and bytes in a computer at your fingertips has become a reality. Try before you buy, as long as you need, for free. Computer forensics edition of WinHex with even more features: X-Ways Forensics.

WinHex works with the following file extensions:

Note: You can click on any file extension link from the list below, to view its detailed information. The list of extensions used or otherwise associated with the application may not be complete, because many common file extensions on our website, such as jpg (pictures) or txt (text files), can be opened by a large number of applications, or are too general file format. However most, if not all directly associated file extensions should be listed with its appropriate program. Although its likely, that some file extensions may be missing from the list of associated file extensions with the application, yet they can be opened, be part of, or otherwise be associated with the program.

WinHex default file extension associations

pos file icon.poswhx file icon.whx

Comparison table of actions that WinHex can perform with each of its associated file type beta

This table might not contain all possible associated or supported file types or may contain incorrect data.
If you need more information please contact the developers of WinHex (X-Ways Software Technology AG), or check out their product website.

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