## Are there any blockchain explorers that provide raw Tx data and block headers?

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I've looked at some of the more popular blockchain explorers, but none of them seem to provide the feature I'm looking for. I'd like to find a blockchain explorer that allows you to see raw Tx data and raw block headers. The explorer's I've seen parse the raw data and present it in a more human readable format. Are there any that provide the raw data?

Thank you!

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You can get this info from blockchain.info, by simply adding ?format=hexto the end of the relevant URL.

For example, here is a recent block (height 509,244):

https://blockchain.info/block/0000000000000000000635bda771916ca727db53fea5441508f7161386e066be

And here is the raw data for that block, in hex:

https://blockchain.info/block/0000000000000000000635bda771916ca727db53fea5441508f7161386e066be?format=hex

(Note that you will need to parse the block header out of this data, as that URL will dump the raw data for the entire block)

Similarly, here is a transaction from that block:

https://blockchain.info/tx/74d350ca44c324f4643274b98801f9a023b2b8b72e8e895879fd9070a68f7f1f

And here is the raw data from that transaction, in hex

https://blockchain.info/tx/74d350ca44c324f4643274b98801f9a023b2b8b72e8e895879fd9070a68f7f1f?format=hex

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You can use insight by bitpay:

/insight-api/rawblock/[:blockHash]
/insight-api/rawblock/[:blockHeight]
/insight-api/rawtx/[:rawid]


This is also a great option, only accepting the other answer because it's more in line with what I was looking for, AKA online block explorer with that functionality. – Hendeca – 2018-02-15T05:42:47.967

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Feel free to use Blockchair API to find information about raw transactions. Look up "raw transactions" headline here: https://blockchair.com/api.

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