radare2 VS gef

Compare radare2 vs gef and see what are their differences.


UNIX-like reverse engineering framework and command-line toolset [Moved to: https://github.com/radareorg/radare2] (by radare)


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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radare2 gef
1 15
15,238 6,065
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9.9 0.0
about 2 years ago 5 days ago
C Python
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of radare2. 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 radare2 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

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

rr - Record and Replay Framework

qira - QEMU Interactive Runtime Analyser [Moved to: https://github.com/geohot/qira]

voltron - A hacky debugger UI for hackers

pwntools - CTF framework and exploit development library

one_gadget - The best tool for finding one gadget RCE in libc.so.6

zsteg - detect stegano-hidden data in PNG & BMP