·.·. Computer forensics software from the heart of Europe .·.·


Company, People, Legalities

X-Ways Software Technology AG is a business incorporated under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany as a stock corporation. "AG" is an abbreviation of Aktiengesellschaft, which is the German word for a corporation limited by share ownership. X-Ways is operated from various locations, with legal headquarters in Bόnde, registered in Bad Oeynhausen under No. HRB 7475, with offices formerly in Cologne. European VAT No. DE813417489. DUNS number: 34-471-4881. NCAGE Code: DJ465. Enrolled in the SAM U.S. government contractor database.

CEO: Stefan Fleischmann. Supervisory board: Dr. Marlies Horstmeyer (chairwoman of the board), Anna Lena Fleischmann (vice chairwoman), and Renate Fleischmann.

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Our Cologne office was located in this building until Dec 2013.


Our Cologne office was located in this building until Dec 2013.

Line of Business

X-Ways is the leading developer and supplier of computer forensics software outside of the US, or, if you consider EnCase and FTK inferior to X-Ways Forensics, maybe worldwide. Our software is used for computer forensics, electronic discovery, data recovery, low-level data processing, and IT security. Plus we offer computer forensics training and courses for our software, and a certification.

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Products, Customers

Our main products WinHex and its forensic edition X-Ways Forensics have more than 35,000 registered users all over the world, including home computer enthusiasts as well as professionals in all kinds of businesses, public administration, education, U.S. federal law enforcement, government and intelligence agencies, and in the military. Excerpt from our official customer list (referenced with permission): Microsoft Corp., Hewlett Packard, Toshiba Europe, Novell Inc., National Semiconductor, Ontrack Data International Inc., KPMG Forensic, Ernst & Young, Siemens AG, Siemens Business Services, Siemens VDO AG, Infineon Technologies Flash GmbH & Co. KG, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Ericsson, TDK Corporation, Seoul Mobile Telecom, German Aerospace Center, Visa International, Commerzbank AG, Technical University of Vienna, Technical University of Munich (Institute of Computer Science), Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, German Aerospace Center, German federal bureau of aviation accident investigation, law enforcement agency of Lower Saxony, Australian Department of Defence.

Sales-wise (software only), the majority of our customers reside in the USA (34%) and Germany (33%), UK (6%), France (5%), Australia (3%), China/HK (3%), Austria (2%), Switzerland (2%). ROW: 12.5%. All our software products are multi-lingual and can be downloaded from the Internet and evaluated free of charge.

Cologne Office Building


Links to Product Details

Hex editor, disk editor, RAM editor, and more
Data Recovery made easy
Electronic evidence acquisition
Decipher browser log files
XW Trace
DOS disk cloning
XW Replica
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XW Security
Digital sound reinforcement
Peak Limiter


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