Software has digital signature viewer for verifying EXE files.

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Designed for inspection and editing of Windows executable files, PE Explorer v1.99 offers framework for working with EXE, DLL, ActiveX controls, and other executable file formats that run on MS Windows 32-bit platforms. It adds ability to mark pre-Vista applications with execution level, offering way to deploy same builds of applications on Windows Vista and XP. Functions include disassembly and inspection of unknown binaries and modification of properties of executable files.

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PE Explorer Helps Developers Verify the Signed Executable Files

Vancouver, BC, May 17, 2007 - Heaventools Software ( announced today the availability of PE Explorer 1.99, the latest release of its software development tool for inspection and editing of Windows executable files. The new PE Explorer release includes a digital signature viewer that enables verifying the signed executables and validating the software publisher's identity. It also adds the ability to mark pre-Vista applications with a requested execution level, providing the way to deploy the same builds of the applications on both Windows Vista and Windows XP.

Though anti-virus software is continually getting better, a significant percentage of malware escapes the automated screening process and manages to wreak havoc on networks. PE Explorer offers an in-depth look at the inner workings of downloaded executable files, and helps software companies determine if a binary is harmful by examining it manually and without relying on the automated scanning engines. The product includes functions for disassembly and inspection of unknown binaries, modification of the properties of executable files, plus customization and translation features. With PE Explorer, software engineers and security specialists can apply a professional approach to research and reverse engineering of binary files.

PE Explorer is an integrated collection of tools that provides a framework for working with EXE, DLL, ActiveX controls, and several other executable file formats that run on MS Windows 32-bit platforms. PE Explorer Disassembler helps developers figure out what software that they have no source code for does in a particular feature or function to the degree that they can either modify this code, or reproduce it in another independent work. The built-in resource editor allows companies to adjust software to their own needs and solve Vista install issues. The program uses a wizard-based approach to generating an application manifest which enables a target application to take advantage of the new common control styles and run elevated as an administrator on Windows Vista.

Availability and Pricing

PE Explorer is available directly from the website. PE Explorer is priced at $129 (US) for a personal license, the single-user business license is $199 (US) and includes free technical support, free software updates, and maintenance releases for 18 months from the date of purchase. Volume discounts are available.

PE Explorer runs under Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/2003 and Vista. Visit the Heaventools home page at to order PE Explorer or to download a time-limited trial version.

About Heaventools Software

Founded in 2000, Heaventools Software covers a very specialized market and is best known for its award-winning PE Explorer, the leading software product for inspection and reverse engineering of executable files.

Heaventools products are the choice of IT professionals worldwide, including Motorola, Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo, Symantec, Hewlett-Packard, and many other companies, scientific institutes, military units, and government agencies.

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