Note: ByteStat has been superceded by JByteStat, which is a port to Java of this utility.
This page remains available for reference, but it is recommended to use JByteStat instead.


It's free! Latest release:

ByteStat 1.2 (205K - Windows)

What is ByteStat?

ByteStat is a simple byte histogram utility. It lets you visually see the byte histogram - how many times each byte value (0-255) appears in a file.


How does it look?


Installation Notes

To install ByteStat, Double-Click the setup file. This will start a Setup Wizard that will guide you through the simple installation process.

To uninstall ByteStat, select Uninstall from the ByteStat Start Menu group, if you selected this option during installation, or run Uninstall from the installation folder.


Copyright (c) 1999-2024 by Amichai Rothman. All Rights Reserved.

This Software is Freeware.

You may make copies, install and run it free of charge.

You may redistribute it to others, complete and unmodified from its original binary form, as long as you do so free of charge as well.

For non-commercial use only.

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