Hexedit shows a target both in hexadecimal and in ASCII. This target can be a device or a file. You can edit the target and search through it. There are also copy&paste and save to file functions. Is allowed truncating or appending to the target. All modifications are shown in bold.
hexedit is ideal to edit or inspect very large files or devices, as hard disks or its partitions, flash drives, etc. These elements will not be wholly read because hexedit loads a piece at a time.
hexedit can be used by programmers in several activities. It also is useful for debugging, forensics investigations and recovering from digital disasters.