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Flex Hex Editor — Version History

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+ New feature.
* Improvement/modification or bug fix.

Version 2.70 — July 1st, 2018

* Sources have been revised for the future release 3.0.
* Fixed a number of bugs.

Version 2.60 — September 16th, 2008

+ Added the Block Coloring feature.
* Bugfix: Search patterns were displayed in wrong colors depending on
* A few more minor fixes.

Version 2.50 — April 23rd, 2008

+ Now FlexHex supports for 64-bit operating systems (XP and Vista).
* New hex string formats in the Insert Immediate dialog.
* A few minor fixes.

Version 2.46 — January 21st, 2008

* This is a maintenance release fixing several issues (mostly minor).

Version 2.45 — April 17th, 2007

* This is a maintenance release fixing several issues.

Version 2.44 — December 5th, 2006

* This is a maintenance release fixing several issues.

Version 2.40 — November 28th, 2006

+ Now FlexHex is Vista Ready.
* Improved floating data structures.

Version 2.30 — September 14th, 2006

+ Complex data types (structures) introduced.
+ Data fields can be anchored to data (sticky fields).
+ New commands: Go to Cluster (logical disks) and Go to Sector (physical and logical disks).

Version 2.20 — July 6th, 2006

+ Hot tracking file changes.
+ Now supports editing files, locked by the system or by another application.
* Better support for logical NTFS drives: special NTFS files are accessible (earlier versions gave access to $MFT only).
* Improved address area hints, especially for drives.

Version 2.12 — May 22nd, 2006

* Maintenance release fixing a number of bugs.

Version 2.11 — May 3rd, 2006

+ New command Copy Formatted copies the selected data to the Clipboard in several text formats: plain text, HTML, C#, C/C++, and Delphi/Pascal.
+ The Pattern Coloring dialog now allows persistent patterns. Persistent patterns are loaded automatically on program startup.
* New command Tools / Default Byte Order helps select the right byte order automatically.
+ File comparison can compare with .zim (Zipped Image) files. Zipped images can be created using the Edit / Write to File command.
* The Insert Immediate dialog now uses a repeat count instead of the Block Size parameter.

Version 2.10 — April 7th, 2006

+ The Write to File command (Edit menu) can save data in the compressed form (so called Zipped Image format). The compressed file will be unzipped transparently when inserted by the Insert from File command, or when dragged into the editing window. This option may be useful for creating a disk image or a large scrap file.
+ The search-related functions has been completely rewritten to improve search speed.
* The Find All command can be called several times with different arguments to produce cumulative search results.
+ New Multi-Search command searches for several patterns at once.
* New Pattern Coloring command.
+ Improved Found pane shows more info (this pane displays the search results).

Version 2.00 — February 1st, 2006

+ New file (stream) comparison feature.
+ The Modified and the Region navigation panes have been replaced with the new Area pane.
+ Added File and Drive maps.
+ New command Edit / Copy As
* The file drag-and-drop behavior has been slightly changed. If you drop a file (or files) into the main edit window, the program will insert its contents (as before). However if you drop the file outside the editing window, the program will open it for editing.

Version 1.40 — December 5th, 2005

+ Added the cryptographically strong AES-based random number generator.
+ Now supports for bitwise operations, arithmetic operations, shifts and rotates.
+ Added the new calculator in the Tools menu. Supports for text and binary drag-and-drop and Copy/Paste.
* Improved Insert Immediate and Insert Zeros commands.

Version 1.30 — November 7th, 2005

+ Added support for OLE compound files.
+ Now C-style escape sequences can be used for inserting non-printable characters into character strings.
+ New hash function: SHA-256
+ Added the Command-line interface.
+ New command in the Explorer's right-click menu: Open As Compound File.
+ Now multiple files can be selected and opened using the Explorer's right-click menu.

Version 1.00 — June 16th, 2005

+ Initial release.


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