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

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hex file icon.hex - Hex dump file format

hex file icon.hex - Magellan GPS Receiver flash ROM upgrade file

hex file icon.hex - Intel Hexadecimal Object file

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

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HEX file extension - WOW! firmware module

What is hex file? How to open hex files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The hex file extension is related to the WOW!, a software for Microsoft Windows operating system, which enables car mechanics to diagnose car faults.

The hex file contains firmware module.

The default software associated to hex file type:

WOW! picture or screenshot

WOW!  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Würth

WOW! diagnostic software enables applications extending far beyond plain old ECU diagnosis: Diagnosis, technical data and labour values are ideally interconnected to enable you to work efficiently.

Help how to open HEX files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension HEX:

As far as we know, this .hex file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hex file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X 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).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hex file - WOW! firmware module

Click on the software link for more information about WOW!. WOW! uses hex file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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