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The IDA Pro Book, 2nd Edition by Chris Eagle

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Chapter 18. Binary Files and IDA Loader Modules

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One day word will get out that you have become the resident IDA geek. You may relish the fact that you have hit the big time, or you may bemoan the fact that from that day forward, people will be interrupting you with questions about what some file does. Eventually, either as a result of one such question or simply because you enjoy using IDA to open virtually every file you can find, you may be confronted with the dialog shown in Figure 18-1.

This is IDA’s standard file-loading dialog with a minor problem (from the user’s perspective). The short list of recognized file types contains only one entry, ...

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