Chapter 10. THE MANY FACES OF IDA

THE MANY FACES OF IDA

While the Windows GUI version may be the superstar in the IDA stable, there are several alternative ways to use IDA. The original version of IDA was actually an MS-DOS console application, and the console version remains available to this day, having also been ported to run on Linux and Mac OS X. With built-in remote debugging capabilities, IDA is a powerful multiplatform analysis and debugging tool.

Beyond its interactive capabilities, IDA offers a batch-processing mode in all of its versions to facilitate automated processing of large numbers of files. The key to effective batch processing with IDA is understanding ...

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