IDA Pro 6.2 beta

Soon we are going to start testing the next IDA version. There will be many improvements. Some of them we have mentioned previously:

Proximity view
PE+ support for Bochs (64-bit PE files)
UI shortcut editor
Filters in choosers
Database snapshots

Other new major features:

  • GUI installers for Linux and OS X

  • Automatic check for new versions:

  • Cross-references to structure members:

  • Floating licenses: our licensing system is now more flexible and allows big enterprises to purchase floating licenses. Contact for more information.

If you have an active license and would like to test the beta, please send a message to

Filters & Shortcuts

Two of the new UI highlights in the upcoming IDA release are filtering capability for choosers and shortcut management. I’ll be discussing them in this post, although seeing them live in action is much nicer. 😉


Filters make it possible to either show, hide or highlight one or more categories of items. But enough talk, let’s start with a screenshot.

Filters demo
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