Viewing and Editing Hexadecimal Source in macOS

When dealing with unusual files, looking at the actual bits that compose the file can be hugely valuable. If nothing else, you can read the file’s headers and decipher its purpose. Editing hexadecimal code is a complex business, but it can be done with a variety of hex editors in macOS. What is hexadecimal code, and why is it worth examining? Related: What Are the Differences Between Binary, Decimal and Hexadecimal? What Is Hexadecimal Code? In computing, hexadecimal provides a more concise way to represent binary values. It uses a base 16 number system instead of binary’s base 2. Thanks to the larger number space,... Read more



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