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Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION 1.00

What is Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION?  (from SoftCircuits)

This is the freeware version of the Cygnus Hex Editor. This is the fastest and easiest hex editor available anywhere! Features include MDI interface, multi-level undo & redo, extensive drag & drop support, blazing fast search, search and replace, delete and insert characters as easily as you can in a word processor, ed...  Read more


Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION 1.00 is a software program developed by SoftCircuits. The primary executable is named cygnus.exe. The setup package is about 555.9 KB (569,242 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 53% of users of Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softcircuits.com/cygnus/fe
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cygnus free edition
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cygnus FREE EDITION\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 555.9 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION 1.00

Program executable:cygnus.exe
Name:Cygnus Free Edition
Cygnus Hex Editor Free Edition
Path:C:\Program Files\cygnus free edition\cygnus.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION?

You can uninstall Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION 1.00, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Cygnus Hex Editor FREE EDITION.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Server 2003 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.38%
Windows 10 17.46%
Windows XP 15.87%
Windows Vista 12.70%
Windows Server 2003 1.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.35%
Windows 7 Professional 17.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.29%
Windows 10 Home 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.25%
  United Kingdom 7.79%
  Belgium 5.19%
  Netherlands 3.90%
  Italy 3.90%
  Brazil 2.60%
  Canada 2.60%
  Hong Kong 1.30%
  Slovenia 1.30%
  Uruguay 1.30%
  France 1.30%
  Switzerland 1.30%
  Sweden 1.30%
  India 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.19%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Acer 14.29%
Lenovo 9.52%
ASUS 4.76%
Toshiba 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Packard Bell 2.38%
Gateway 2.38%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L875 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.96%
Sony VGN-FW455J 1.96%


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