by Marc Ochsenmeier

PEStudio is a free, static malware analysis tool that helps detect malicious code, anomalies, and security threats in PE (Portable Executable) files.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Marc Ochsenmeier

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PeStudio is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for inspecting and analyzing Windows executable files, including .NET executables. PeStudio helps developers and security professionals assess the level of risk associated with any Windows executable and quickly identify potentially malicious code.

PeStudio helps users to quickly analyze and identify potential security risks in executable files.

PeStudio offers a wide range of features for inspecting Windows executables, including:

• File Analysis: Analyze PE file and its associated components such as imports and exports, resources, code sections, and more.

• Malware Analysis: Detect malicious code and other suspicious elements such as code injection, rootkits, and shellcode.

• Security Analysis: Analyze the security of an executable file and its components.

• File Comparison: Compare two files to identify differences.

• Memory Analysis: Analyze the contents of a file loaded into memory.

• Network Analysis: Analyze a file's network connections.

• Anti-Virus Analysis: Scan an executable with a variety of anti-virus engines.

• Debugging: Debug an executable in order to identify and analyze code.

• Code Inspection: Inspect the code of an executable in order to identify potential malicious code.

• Resource Analysis: Analyze the resources of an executable in order to identify potential malicious code.

• File Auditing: Generate a detailed report on the components of an executable.

• Reporting: Generate reports on the analysis results.

• Command Line Tools: Automate the analysis process with command line tools.

• Portable Executables: Analyze executable files that are not installed on the system.

• Plug-in Support: Extend the functionality of PeStudio with custom plugins.

• Cross Platform Support: Analyze executables on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

• User Interface: An intuitive and easy-to-use user interface.

• System Requirements: PeStudio requires no installation and can be run on any Windows system.


PeStudio is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for analyzing Windows executable files. It offers a wide range of features for inspecting and analyzing executables, including file analysis, malware analysis, security analysis, file comparison, memory analysis, network analysis, anti-virus analysis, debugging, code inspection, resource analysis, file auditing, reporting, command line tools, portable executables, plug-in support, cross platform support, and a user-friendly user interface. PeStudio requires no installation and can be run on any Windows system.
PeStudio requires a computer running the Windows operating system. Specifically, the software requires Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2016. The computer must also have at least 256 MB of RAM, a 1 GHz processor, and 5 MB of available hard disk space.

Allows thorough analysis of suspicious executable files.
Features user-friendly interface with detailed reports.
It's lightweight, portable, and doesn't require installation.

Limited support and updates from the software developers.
Requires technical knowledge to fully utilize its features.
User interface can be overwhelming and complex for beginners.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Harrison T******s
PeStudio is an amazing software for analyzing executable files. It provides a comprehensive set of data and information about the file in an easy-to-read format. It gives detailed information about the files, such as the author, internal name, version and other technical details. The interface is intuitive and the results are easy to understand. It also provides a thorough overview of the file's code and can be used to detect potential malicious code. It is also a great tool for reverse engineering and debugging. It can be used to analyze the structure and functions of an executable file. It also includes a powerful graphical editor which can be used to edit the code of an executable file. Overall, PeStudio is a very useful tool for analyzing executable files. It provides comprehensive information and allows users to edit the code with ease.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Rhys L******d
PeStudio is an easy to use software with an intuitive interface. It provides comprehensive information about processes, including detailed reports. It is a great tool for malware analysis and detecting suspicious processes. It is also very lightweight and doesn't require a lot of system resources.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Cole N.
I found PeStudio to be an intuitive and easy to use softare for examining the properties of executables, but sometiems I found the results to be confusing and hard to undersatnd.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Jack X******y
PeStudio is a software that analyzes executable files and detects potential malware or suspicious behavior. Some of its main features include checking for digital signatures, identifying imported functions and resources, and providing information about the file's structure and properties. It also allows users to view and edit the file's header and sections, as well as providing a timeline of events and actions performed by the file. Additionally, it provides a detailed report and recommendations on how to improve the file's security.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Muhammad Pekny
PeStudio software is a useful tool for analyzing and verifying the security of Windows executables.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Nathan
In-depth analysis, detects suspicious executable behavior.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Lucas
Informative, detailed malware analysis tool.
Check programs for malware, crashes, and errors.
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