hexer — a Vi-like binary editor


The hexer utility is a multi-buffer editor for binary files for Unix-like systems that displays its buffer(s) as a hex dump. The user interface is kept similar to vi/ex.


The source of the hexer utility may be obtained at its devel.ringlet.net homepage. It is developed in a GitLab Git repository.

The current version of hexer is hexer-1.0.4:

Some older versions are also available:


Peter Pentchev roam@ringlet.net