Is there new version of HxD on the way?

General comments that are neither bug reports nor feature requests.
hexadecimal
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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by hexadecimal » 24 Apr 2013 19:41

i'm sorry for the delayed answer.

that is good.

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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by hexadecimal » 22 Jan 2014 18:52

can we expect a new release before the summer?

Maël
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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by Maël » 27 Jan 2014 16:46

Sorry, I have no date when the next one will be out. There will be a new version, though.

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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by Fireboyd78 » 04 Feb 2015 04:59

Surely you've got something by now? HxD is starting to feel outdated, and with no other good free hex editors (even open-source ones) out there, it's really starting to take a toll on me. I'm a software developer myself, so I understand just how time consuming it can be for these sort of things. If you need help beta testing anything, we're patiently waiting to help you :P

Also, have you ever considered making HxD open-source? I've always wanted to try messing around with a custom hex editor (I have a lot of ideas!) but even to this day, nothing beats HxD.

Hope all has been well with you! Life is important too, haha.

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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by hexadecimal » 14 Mar 2015 23:22

any progress?

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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by rob » 18 Oct 2015 20:16

I have been a long-time fan and user of HxD, but there are certain things I do want to see fixed or improved. After browsing the forum it sounds as if at least some of those have already been fixed or implemented in an internal development version, but so far this seems to be a mythical beast. (It's quite cruel I must say for those who were told years ago that their requests had been fulfilled and to wait for the next version.) Closest thing I could find was a buggy incomplete German alpha version that's also quite old now. Given that more than six and a half years have passed since the last version was released, I think it's safe to say that development is well and truly dead due to the developer's lack of time to devote to this bit of wonderful freeware. Please note that I am not blaming him. On the contrary I can clearly see what an investment it is to work on software and make it available for free, and so for what we have I am truly grateful. If it was possible I'd be happy to donate specifically towards a time-bound release of the next version, but I don't see anything that tells me this would be a viable proposition for the developer. Oh well, it was good while it lasted and at least the last version still does lots of things amazingly well. Just wish there was more, because a 64-bit release with the data inspector and numerous other fixes and new features sounds so amazing... This is why I strongly feel more developers should open source their programs when they are no longer able to maintain them, but I don't see that happening here either given certain previous responses from the developer. Too bad. :(

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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by Maël » 07 Nov 2015 22:45

Here is a current alpha version you can try if you want to test (as this is an alpha version it has known bugs and it is in German): http://mh-nexus.de/downloads/HxDalpha.zip

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Re: Is there new version of HxD on the way?

Post by Maël » 16 Jul 2018 17:54

HxD 2.0 stable was released.

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