Active@ Disk Editor

Low level disk editor for hard disks

Active@ Disk Editor is an advanced tool for viewing and editing of raw data (sectors) on physical hard disks.

Inspect file structures and edit data directly in volumes, partitions and files with integrated support of MBR, GPT, NTFS, FAT, exFAT, HFS+, ext2, ext3, ext4, UFS and LDM structures.

Various colorful structure templates ease data inspection and navigation. As you edit data in Hex, ASCII or Unicode pane or in Templates window, modified data is fully synchronized between views.

Active@ Disk Editor FREEWARE
Version 7 released
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Key Features

Enhanced template view

Template view shows parsed records of the most important areas on disk, allowing easily interpretation and editing

Detailed MFT record information

MFT file record template shows data at a high level of details using multiple levels

Side-by-side Compare and Edit

Templates view automatically detects records supporting copies and shows both main and copy values allowing to compare them

Fields coloring with data in tooltips

Individual template fields are colored in hexadecimal pane giving a quick overview of all data

Extensive exFAT support

exFAT boot sector as well as all types of exFAT directory entries are supported giving you a detailed information on different exFAT structures

Fast navigation points

When Disk Editor opens an object, the most important areas are detected and automatically added to the list

Filling selection with a pattern

Besides simply zeroing an area by providing 00 as hexadecimal value you can specify any hexadecimal or text pattern for better flexibility

Unicode support

Work with hexadecimal, ASCII or Unicode representation of data

Quick Disk Info

Properties window gives a concise overview of disk or partition opened in Disk Editor

Virtual disk images

Third party disk image files such as Virtual PC Disk Image (*.vhd) or VMware Disk Image (*.vmdk) are also supported