A hex file extension is related to the Intel Hexadecimal Object File Format used by PROM programmers.

There are 5 other file types using
the HEX file extension!

empty icon.hex - Macintosh BinHex encoded file archive (ASCII)

empty icon.hex - Hex dump file format

empty icon.hex - Magellan GPS Receiver flash ROM upgrade

empty icon.hex - Pioneer CDJ-800MK2 firmware update file

empty icon.hex - WOW! firmware module

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HEX file extension - Intel Hexadecimal Object

What is hex file? How to open hex files?

File type specification:

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The hex file extension is associated with Intel Hexadecimal Object File Format. The hexadecimal format is suitable as input to PROM programmers or hardware emulators. Hexadecimal object file format is a way of representing an absolute binary object file in ASCII.

The default software associated to open hex file:

µVision4 icon

ARM Holdings plc logoµVision4  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
ARM Holdings plc

µVision4 IDE is a window-based development suite used to create embedded applications for ARM platform. µVision contains modern source code editor, C/C++ compiler, macro assembler, and a HEX file generator.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.hex files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .hex file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open hex file, edit hex file, convert hex file, view hex file, play hex file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting hex files.

Software that open hex file - Intel Hexadecimal Object

Programs supporting the exension hex on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about µVision4 for open hex file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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