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Open HEX File

A HEX file, as its acronym indicates, is a hexadecimal source file that is usually used by programmable logic devices, microcontrollers and programmable memories, used in a wide variety of equipment, both for industrial control and for daily use.

HEX files contain the instructions, settings, configurations and other data, necessary for the operation of the device, and are saved in hexadecimal format.

These devices can range from industrial PLCs to infrared remote controls for a TV.

These HEX files can be stored in binary or text format.

HEX files are also used by many compilers and assemblers, which in any case are the ones that generate the source code.

These programs convert the source code of the applications into machine code, generating HEX files as a result.

Software to open a HEX file

HEX files can be opened with various editors, such as:

In turn, a binary HEX file can only be opened with hex editing programs.

Open HEX File on Windows

Open HEX File on Mac OS

Open HEX File on Android

If you downloaded a HEX file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

Open HEX File on iPhone or iPad

To open HEX File on iOS device follow steps below:

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