What is fred?
Forensic Registry EDitor (fred) is a cross-platform M$ registry hive editor. This project was born out of the need for a reasonably good registry hive viewer for Linux to conduct forensic analysis. Therefore it includes some functions not found in normal "free" registry editors like a hex viewer with data interpreter and a reporting function that can easily be extended with custom ECMAScript report templates.
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.