HEXfile extension

BinHex Encoded File
By BinHex

Have trouble opening the .hex extension? Don't panic! This page explains hex files and suggests programs you may use to open hex files. You can download these programs through this page!


What is HEX file?

A HEX (BinHex encoded) file contains text data converted into a hexadecimal format. This encoding type is often used when transferring files between different computer systems, as it can ensure that the data is not corrupted during the transfer process.

More information

The BinHex application is available only for Mac. The higher versions of BinHex encoded files typically have the HQX extension and can be opened using Hex editors.


How to open HEX file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the hex extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the hex file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the hex file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open HEX files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your hex file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.