IFD has released an update for HexEdit, bringing it to version 1.85. HexEdit is a hexadecimal file editor designed for both data and resource fork file management. The update features several performance enhancements including search engine speed improvements and bug fixes. According to IFD:
Ideas From the Deep announces the release of HexEdit v1.85 which offers major improvements in working with very large files (100+MB), often 100x speed improvements on searching, editing, and loading.
It also offers many minor bug fixes and improvments:
- re-wrote the search routine to get a 100x speedup! (650MB search in 1.25 minues vs 120+)
- re-wrote file comparison routines in same manner as new search code
- Only a single file comparison routine (instead of one for match and one for diff)
- Outlines are in grey instead of black, which works better for any color scheme
- e-wrote the selection hiliting code to come out closer to selection hilite in textedit
- Files used to be limited to one chunk in memory at a time
- Moved Color Schemes and templates to seperate file
- and more..
You can find more information about the HexEdit update at the IFD Web site. HexEdit 1.85 is available as freeware