IDA 7.6: empty QTreeView/QTreeWidget

A rather nasty issue evaded our testing and found its way into IDA 7.6: using the PyQt5 modules that are shipped with IDA, QTreeView (or QTreeWidget) instances will always fail to display contents. E.g., the following script from PyQt5 import QtWidgets tree = QtWidgets.QTreeWidget() item = QtWidgets.QTreeWidgetItem() item.setText(0, “Test col#0”) tree.addTopLevelItem(item) tree.show() used to render like so: but now looks like this: The fix In order to solve this, […]

IDA 7.6: Qt 5.6.3 configure options & patch

A handful of our users have already requested information regarding the Qt 5.6.3 build, that is shipped with IDA 7.6. Configure options Here are the options that were used to build the libraries on: Windows: …\5.6.3\configure.bat “-nomake” “tests” “-qtnamespace” “QT” “-confirm-license” “-accessibility” “-opensource” “-force-debug-info” “-platform” “win32-msvc2015” “-opengl” “desktop” “-prefix” “C:/Qt/5.6.3-x64” Note that you will have to build with Visual […]

2021 IDA Training Course: Registration is now open!

The 2021 IDA training course will take place online from 10–14 and 17-19 May 2021, CEST time. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the world-class IDA Training course is taking place online for the second time from 10-14 and 17-19 May 2021 (CEST time). The course is devised to help professional reverse engineers master IDA […]

IDA 7.6 released

Today, Hex-Rays team is thrilled to announce the release of IDA version 7.6! Our top-notch binary analysis tool IDA Pro’s latest version delivers new features and various enhancements. With significantly-improved performance, version 7.6 is expected to certainly accelerate its users’ reverse-engineering experience. Here are the highlight features and changes introduced in IDA 7.6: Apple Silicon’s full support: The […]

Python 3.9 support for IDA 7.5

Python 3.9 has been released fairly recently and it was a bit too short notice for us to ensure it works with IDA 7.5 Service Pack 3 (if you have tried it, you may have had a bad time.) We have now added support for Python 3.9 in IDAPython. Here’s how you can get it to […]

IDA Pro 7.5 SP3 released

Hex-Rays announces the release of Service Pack 3 (SP3) for IDA Pro 7.5. It is glad to announce the release of the Service Pack 3 today. The release introduces a handful of new and interesting features specific to the soon-to-be-released macOS 11 (Big Sur) and provides fixes for numerous errors in IDA. We improved: macOS11 kernel debugging with […]

Igor’s tip of the week #01: Lesser-known keyboard shortcuts in IDA

Today, Hex-Rays is excited to launch a special blog series where Igor, one of the experts behind IDA, will provide useful tips and functionalities of IDA that are not always known or less obvious to its users. The first episode of this blog series covers the most useful keyboard shortcuts that will certainly speed up your IDA experience. So, we […]

IDA Pro 7.5 SP2 released

Hex-Rays announces the release of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for IDA Pro 7.5. SP2 was introduced due to the major changes in Apple’s new versions of iOS and MacOS and their move to Apple Silicon. Hex-Rays team works constantly to improve the IDA experience and acts to ensure that IDA addresses its users’ feedback and properly […]