There may be occasions when you want to take a look at the programming that is running on the micro:bit or if you have misplaced the original program. To do this, you can use a program called uBitTool.


uBitTool is a command-line and GUI application that can interface with the micro:bit.

This tool has a range of features:

- Read the micro:bit flash contents
- Extract user Python code from the micro:bit flash
- Flash the micro:bit
- Compare the contents of the micro:bit flash against a local hex file

You can download the latest release of the uBitTool GUI Editor from the GitHub repository and there are Instructions to read out the contents of a hex file on the website.