[NCLUG] Looking for an editor
bob at proulx.com
Sun May 6 20:48:01 MDT 2007
Not liking cross-posted discussions because I am rarely subscribed to
the other one I removed the clue-talk list.
Grant Johnson wrote:
> I am looking for an editor that will show me hex values, and preferably
> decimal values as well for a large binary file. I would prefer
> something X based, but curses would be OK too.
Of course no discussion would be completely without mentioning Emacs.
Emacs can edit raw binary files. And inside emacs the the
hexlify-buffer command may be used to edit the file in a hex binary
> I am working on some audio files, and really need to look at the numbers
> associated with each sample.
> There are many out there. I am mostly looking for opinions on which
> are good, and which are kinda stinky.
For specialized applications such as that you may find it significant
enough that it is overall better to write a custom dump/edit program
to work with them.
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