HAL- Hardware Analyzer

From prodefence.org

Hardware Analyzer (HAL) [/hel/] is a comprehensive reverse engineering and manipulation framework for gate-level netlists focusing on efficiency, extendability, and portability. HAL comes with a fully-fledged plugin system, allowing to introduce arbitrary functionalities to the core.


  • Natural directed graph representation of netlist elements and their connections
  • Support for custom gate libraries
  • High-performance thanks to optimized C++ core
  • Modularity: write your own C++ Plugins for efficient netlist analysis and manipulation (e.g. via graph algorithms)
  • A feature-rich GUI allowing for visual netlist inspection and interactive analysis
  • An integrated Python shell to exploratively interact with netlist elements and to interface plugins from the GUI

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