Free Hosts File Editor is a Windows application used to edit hosts file for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. Hosts file is typically located at C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc and is a simple text file without any extension. This Free Hosts File Editor provides quick and easy way to view and mange the contents of the hosts file. As the contents of the hosts file affect all users configured on a given computer, administrative rights are required in order to edit the contents of this hosts file. Apart from displaying the contents of the hosts file, it allows you to save changes directly to the hosts file using the save button. You can also use the Save and Apply button to immediately apply the changes of the hosts file without signing off or restarting the computer. Automatic Backup of the current hosts file can also be enabled from the main screen of the Hosts File Editor.