Notepad++ is a powerful source code and text editor for Windows operating system, which can be used as complete default Notepad replacement alternative. One of the major features of Notepad++ is robust support for macros and plugins, which allowing capability of Notepad++ to be extended without major change to the main program itself. One of the plugin is HEX Editor, which allows Notepad++ to view any files in HEX (hexadecimal) format.

HEX-Editor plug-in for Notepad++ allows user to view a file in HEX format, and compare documents in HEX format. Using native function of Notepad++, the HEX files can be edited, modified and saved too. The HEX Editor for Notepad++ also can switch its view to binary, and support start layout in 8-bit, 16-bit, 32-bit and 64-bit.

Notepad++ HEX Editor

The current of HEX-Editor plugin for Notepad++ (0.9.4), part of Notepad++ (npp) plugins, can be downloaded from .

To install the HEX Editor plugin, just extract the HexEditor.dll file from the downloaded ZIP file, and copy it to Notepad++\plugins folder, i.e. C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins or C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins.