PE Explorer

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Yay! PE Explorer saved my bacon to recover some routines and constants from a dll whose source was altered and the old version never saved. That alone was worth the purchase price.

Tim Anderson,
Predator Software, Inc.

It's one of the most excellent tools I have ever seen for binary header analysis, I have just bought a copy of PE Explorer and WinHex for home as I think they are great compliments to each other.

Ollie Whitehouse,
@stake, Inc.

One of the reasons that I bought PE Explorer was the Disassembler. Good stuff. The other reason is the GUI — it is really useful when trying to get an overview over a given PE file.

Gerald Beuchelt,
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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View, Edit, and Reverse Engineer EXE and DLL Files

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PE Explorer is the most feature-packed program for inspecting the inner workings of your own software, and more importantly, third party Windows applications and libraries for which you do not have source code.

PE Explorer lets you open, view and edit a variety of different 32-bit Windows executable file types (also called PE files) ranging from the common, such as EXE, DLL and ActiveX Controls, to the less familiar types, such as DLL.MUN, SCR (Screensavers), CPL (Control Panel Applets), SYS, MSSTYLES, BPL, DPL, and more (including executable files that run on MS XBox platform).

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Your Way for Viewing and Editing PE Files

PE ExplorerPE Explorer gives you the power to look inside the PE binary files, perform static analysis, reveal a lot of information about the function of the executable, and collect as much information about the executable file as possible, without executing it.

Besides being an effective Resource Editor, PE Explorer also provides several tools that elevate it to Power Coder status: the API Function Syntax Lookup, Dependency Scanner, Section Editor, UPX Unpacker, and the powerful yet easy-to-use Disassembler.

PE Explorer leaves you with only minimal work to do in order to get an analysis of a piece of software. Once you have selected the file you wish to examine, PE Explorer will analyze the file and display a summary of the PE header information, and all of the resources contained in the PE file. From here, the tool allows you to explore the specific elements within an executable file.

With PE Explorer, you can either view and inspect unknown binaries, examine and edit the properties of EXE and DLL files, or correct and repair the internal structures of any PE (portable executable) files with the click of a button. PE Explorer is intended to be used in various scenarios such as software development, forensics practice, reverse engineering, extensive binary security analysis and binary auditing processes.

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$129.00  $69.95

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With PE Explorer, You Can

  • See what's inside an executable and what it does
  • Change and customize the GUI elements of your Windows programs
  • Track down what a program accesses and which DLLs are called
  • Understand the way a program works, behaves, and interacts with others
  • Verify the publisher and the integrity of the signed executable files
  • Say good bye to digging through bloated help files just to hash out an API reference
  • Open UPX-, Upack- and NsPack-compressed files seamlessly in PE Explorer, without long workarounds
  • Special support for Delphi applications

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Download PE Explorer and start exploring your applications now.

Download PE Explore PE Explorer runs on all versions of Windows, including 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP, and supports both 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

One Program, Many Tools

  • PE Header and Section Viewer/Editor
  • Fast Resource Viewer and Advanced Resource Editor
  • Exported/Imported API Function List Viewer
  • Disassembler
  • Dependency Scanner
  • Digital Signature Viewer
  • UPX, Upack and NsPack Static Unpackers
  • Lots more

As you can imagine, good developers are a diverse bunch, but the ones I know all share one trait: the urge to understand how things work. To help Windows programmers scratch that itch, Heaventools offers PE Explorer. The product lets you look inside Windows "portable executable" files (EXEs, DLLs, SYSes, OCXs and more) and figure out what's going on.

Rick Wayne,
Software Development Magazine

If you want to edit resources only but don't need the extended functionality of PE Explorer, Resource Tuner is the right product for you. Resource Tuner is available for only $49.95.