File Extension HEX

.HEX File

File extension: HEX
File type: Hex Dump


Notes about the HEX file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The HEX file type is primarily associated with 'Hex Dump'.

Detailed information for file extension HEX:


Primary association: Hex Dump

Other applications associated with file type HEX:

  • HUGO Game File Related links: HUGO Interpreter
  • Macintosh BinHex 2.0 File
  • Magellan (GPS Receiver Flash Upgrade File) by Thales Navigation, Inc.Use the MAGUP program that came with the device to update the flash memory in the device.
  • Smart Touch Analyze and Retrieve Tool (START) (Classic Operator Software Update) by HySecurityHySecurity produces gate operators for security gates providing access to physical installations. This is a software update file for the gate operation hardware.
  • SPLITGRADE (Upgrade File) by Heiland electronic GmbHSPLITGRADE is a new system for fitting the paper grade to the various contrasts of different negatives. The .HEX file contains updated information for the device. You upgrade through the computer's serial port.
  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .HEX

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: UltraEdit.hex, AppName: UltraEdit-32 Professional Text/Hex Editor

ProgramID: 010 Editor.hex
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\010Editor\010Editor.EXE -import:%1

ProgramID: UltraEdit.hex
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltraEdit\uedit32.exe %1

ProgramID: UltraEdit.hex
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit-32\uedit32.exe %1

ProgramID: Hex-Editor MX
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Hex-Editor MX\hexeditmx.exe

ProgramID: Hexprobe.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ANSAMB~1\Hexprobe\Hexprobe.exe

ProgramID: hexovikfile
EXEFile: blank

ProgramID: UltraEdit.hex
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uedit32.exe


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