binwalk VS gef

Compare binwalk vs gef and see what are their differences.


Firmware Analysis Tool [Moved to:] (by devttys0)


GEF (GDB Enhanced Features) - a modern experience for GDB with advanced debugging capabilities for exploit devs & reverse engineers on Linux (by hugsy)
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binwalk gef
1 15
7,847 6,047
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6.9 0.0
about 2 years ago 7 days ago
Python Python
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of binwalk. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-13.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gef. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-11-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing binwalk and gef you can also consider the following projects:

pwndbg - Exploit Development and Reverse Engineering with GDB Made Easy

peda - PEDA - Python Exploit Development Assistance for GDB

gdb-dashboard - Modular visual interface for GDB in Python

lldb-mi - LLDB's machine interface driver

radare2 - UNIX-like reverse engineering framework and command-line toolset [Moved to:]

Apktool - A tool for reverse engineering Android apk files

CyberChef - The Cyber Swiss Army Knife - a web app for encryption, encoding, compression and data analysis

edb-debugger - edb is a cross-platform AArch32/x86/x86-64 debugger.

volatility - An advanced memory forensics framework

rr - Record and Replay Framework

jadx - Dex to Java decompiler

qira - QEMU Interactive Runtime Analyser [Moved to:]