Information about the .hex (hex) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .hex (hex) file type.

.hex
Macintosh binary hex (BinHex) file. A binhex file is one which has binary data encoded using ASCII characters, it is therefore an ASCII text file format representation of a binary file. BinHex files more often have the file extension of .hqx.

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .hex files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .hex. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.