binwalk [OPTIONS] [FILE1] [FILE2] [FILE3] ...


Binwalk v2.0.0 Craig Heffner,

Signature Scan Options:

-B, --signature

Scan target file(s) for common file signatures

-R, --raw=<str>

Scan target file(s) for the specified sequence of bytes

-A, --opcodes

Scan target file(s) for common executable opcodes

-C, --cast

Cast offsets as a given data type (use -y to specify the data type / endianness)

-m, --magic=<file>

Specify a custom magic file to use

-b, --dumb

Disable smart signature keywords

Extraction Options:

-e, --extract

Automatically extract known file types

-D, --dd=<type:ext:cmd>

Extract <type> signatures, give the files an extension of <ext>, and execute <cmd>

-M, --matryoshka

Recursively scan extracted files

-d, --depth=<int>

Limit matryoshka recursion depth (default: 8 levels deep)

-j, --size=<int>

Limit the size of each extracted file

-r, --rm

Cleanup extracted / zero-size files after extraction

-z, --carve

Carve data from files, but don't execute extraction utilities

Entropy Analysis Options:

-E, --entropy

Calculate file entropy

-J, --save

Save plot as a PNG

-N, --nplot

Do not generate an entropy plot graph

-Q, --nlegend

Omit the legend from the entropy plot graph

Binary Diffing Options:

-W, --hexdump

Perform a hexdump / diff of a file or files

-G, --green

Only show lines containing bytes that are the same among all files

-i, --red

Only show lines containing bytes that are different among all files

-U, --blue

Only show lines containing bytes that are different among some files

-w, --terse

Diff all files, but only display a hex dump of the first file

Fuzzy Hash Options:

-F, --fuzzy

Perform fuzzy hash matching on files/directories

-u, --cutoff=<int>

Set the cutoff percentage

-S, --strings

Diff strings inside files instead of the entire file

-s, --same

Only show files that are the same

-p, --diff

Only show files that are different

-n, --name

Only compare files whose base names are the same

-L, --symlinks

Don't ignore symlinks

Heuristic Compression Options:

-H, --heuristic

Heuristically classify high entropy data

-a, --trigger=<float>

Set the entropy trigger level (0.0 - 1.0, default: 0.90)

Raw Compression Options:

-X, --deflate

Scan for raw deflate compression streams

Binary Visualization Options:

-3, --3D

Generate a 3D binary visualization

-2, --2D

Project data points onto 3D cube walls only

-Z, --points=<int>

Set the maximum number of plotted data points

-V, --grids

Display the x-y-z grids in the resulting plot

General Options:

-l, --length=<int>

Number of bytes to scan

-o, --offset=<int>

Start scan at this file offset

-K, --block=<int>

Set file block size

-g, --swap=<int>

Reverse every n bytes before scanning

-I, --invalid

Show results marked as invalid

-x, --exclude=<str>

Exclude results that match <str>

-y, --include=<str>

Only show results that match <str>

-f, --log=<file>

Log results to file

-c, --csv

Log results to file in CSV format

-t, --term

Format output to fit the terminal window

-q, --quiet

Suppress output to stdout

-v, --verbose

Enable verbose output

-h, --help

Show help output