Cheat Engine alternatives

Many sites that links to Cheat Engine alternatives are actually listing mainly outdated alternatives that haven't been updated in several years. While you browse through those sites that are not actually reviewing the listed alternatives, it's a bit like you're going to browse through a phone list and you're hoping to find the best Cheat Engine alternative.

Reviewed Cheat Engine alternatives as of 07/2021

What are you going to find in this article in the future? The best alternatives to Cheat Engine that are in active development and the features are somewhat rival to the Cheat Engine. Before you can even define an alternative to Cheat Engine. You must know what are the key features of Cheat Engine.
  • Memory scanner
  • Disassembler
  • Debugger
  • Memory pointer scanner
  • Scripting support
Most of similar softwares to Cheat Engine lacks 32-bit support and the developers abandoned their projects before their alternative even came close to the level of Cheat Engine.

Alternatives to Cheat Engine

After taking a closer look at alternatives to Cheat Engine. Some alternatives appeared to be incomplete and some of the developers of the softwares left their projects unfinished.

About the author

The author of this article has been reverse engineering for about seven years, and has used Cheat Engine for several years. Each software was reviewed before listing.

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AUTHOR: White Byte
OFFICAL SITE: HEX DEREF
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KEY FEATURES:
  • Fully dynamic memory viewer with full memory editor, capable of drawing real-time process memory (Data/structures mode)
  • Multi-threaded 64-bit disassembler with a disassembly benchmark.
  • Cheat Engine equivalent core functionality with AVX2 optimized memory scanner
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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE TO CHEAT ENGINE?
  • The memory viewer's (Data/structures mode) is outright better version of the Cheat Engine (Dissect data/structures) functionality making it a lot more easier to find different data that is needed
  • The code dissection feature of disassembler is more mature, a lot faster and the user interface (UI) is more convenient to use
  • Some of the functionality is more sophisticated and user-friendly
THE MEMORY VIEWER DATA/STRUCTURES MODE:

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THE MEMORY VIEWER DISASSEMBLY MODE:

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