piklab-hex man page

PIKLAB-HEX - Tool to check INHEX-files.


piklab-hex [options] [command] [file].hex


This manual page documents briefly the piklab-hex command.

Piklab-hex is a command line tool to check files, if they are valid Hex-files which comply with the INHEX-Standard defined by Intel corporation.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-v, --version

Show version of program.


Show author information


Show license information

-c [command]

Option to issue a command.


check Check file, if it is a valid intel-hex-file.

info Return information about hex file.

fix Clean hex file and fix errors (wrong CRC, truncated line, truncated file).

compare Compare two hex files.

See Also

piklab(1), piklab-prog(1),


piklab was written by Nicolas Hadacek and many others, including:
   * Alain Gibaud: author of Pikdev; main infrastructure; IDE interface; direct programmers; gputils integration.
   * Keith Baker: direct programmer support for 16F7X devices.
   * Xiaofan Chen: numerous tests of PICkit1/2 and ICD2 programmers.
   * Craig Franklin: author of gputils (disassembler and coff parser).
   * Manwlis Giannos: direct programmer support for PIC18FXX2/FXX8 devices.
   * Stephen Landamore: author of LPLAB (microchip command-line programmer).
   * Brian C. Lane: original code for direct programming.
   * Sébastion Laoût: author of Likeback.
   * Nestor A. Marchesini: tests of PicStart+ programmer.
   * Lorenz Mösenlechner and Matthias Kranz: USB support for ICD2 programmer.
   * Mirko Panciri: direct programmers with bidirectionnal buffers.
   * Sean A. Walberg: direct programmer support for 16F676/630 devices.

   * Michele Petrecca: Italian translation.
   * Alain Portal: French translation.
   * Stefan von Halenbach: German translation.
   * Nagy Lázló: Hungarian translation.

Referenced By

piklab.1x(1), piklab-prog(1).

April 11, 2007