A command-line hex viewer
hexylis a simple hex viewer for the terminal. It uses a colored output to distinguish different categories of bytes (NULL bytes, printable ASCII characters, ASCII whitespace characters, other ASCII characters and non-ASCII).
... and other Debian-based Linux distributions.
If you run Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) or newer, you can install the officially maintained package:
bash sudo apt install hexylIf you use an older version of Ubuntu, you can download the latest
.debpackage from the release page and install it via:
sudo dpkg -i hexyl_0.9.0_amd64.deb # adapt version number and architecture
If you run Debian Buster or newer, you can install the officially maintained Debian package:
bash sudo apt-get install hexyl
If you run an older version of Debian, see above for instructions on how to manually install
You can install
hexylfrom the official package repository:
pacman -S hexyl
Available in dm9pZCAq overlay
sudo eselect repository enable dm9pZCAq sudo emerge --sync dm9pZCAq sudo emerge sys-apps/hexyl::dm9pZCAq
brew install hexyl
...or via MacPorts:
sudo port install hexyl
pkg install hexyl
pkg install hexyl
apt install hexyl
nix-env -i hexyl
guix package -i hexyl
Or add the
hexylpackage in the list of packages to be installed in your system configuration (e.g.,
Check out the release page for binary builds.
Check out the release page for binary builds. Alternatively, install from source via
scoop(see below). Make sure that you use a terminal that supports ANSI escape sequences (like ConHost v2 since Windows 10 1703 or Windows Terminal since Windows 10 1903).
If you have Rust 1.40 or higher, you can install
hexylfrom source via
cargo install hexyl
sudo snap install hexyl
scoop install hexyl
Licensed under either of
at your option.