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Where can I find free decompiler?

Meir Yan
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Hello all
Is there freeware decompiler to download?
Some thing that most of the java developers are using?
Thanks
Ulf Dittmer
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JODE (on SourceForge) is a good one. It doesn't understand most of the class file features introduced in Java 5, though. Keep in mind that it may be illegal to decompile source code you haven't written yourself.


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Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran
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Originally posted by Meir Yan:
Hello all
Is there freeware decompiler to download?
Some thing that most of the java developers are using?
Thanks


You can use JAD a command line utility which generate the most accurate source code.You can get JAD here
Meir Yan
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hi well im looking for something good as
DJ JAVA DECOMPILER
but freeware
Jim Yingst
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DJ uses JAD internally. It's free for most uses, except that you can't include it in your own software release. If that's not free enough, well JODE is licenced under the LGPL, so that should work for you. You may get other suggestions here.


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Bert Bates
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i'm going to promote this to the intermediate forum, come on you guys, lighten up here in the beginner's forum


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