What is HEX file?
Hexadecimal Source File is a commonly used file type that is created with HEX compression. It allows programmers to read and edit the data. This file extension is primarily used for software development, but it can also be found in other fields like electronics, games, CAD etc. Hexadecimal Source File Format HEX files are designed to store binary files which are 16-bit unsigned hexadecimal integers. The HEX format stores all the information in hexadecimal form rather than decimal form, like most other file formats do.
HEX Format details
|Full Name||Hexadecimal Source Format|
Software, that convert HEX files
The easiest way to convert a HEX file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle HEX files. Open your HEX file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Hex Editor
- Windows Notepad
- NotePad++ text editor