extract strings from binary files with sfk strings for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

sfk strings [-umlauts] [-wrapbin=n] filename

extract strings from a binary file. resulting text lines are split
at column 80 by default, which can be changed by -wrapbin or -wrap.

see also
- sfk hexfind to search strings in files with hexdump output.
- the text research tool Depeche View can also load binary files
  and display extracted text contents. For example, dview foo.exe
  will show strings from a single file, and dview -allbin mydir
  loads all text and binary files from mydir. "sfk view" for more.

web reference

   sfk strings test.exe +filter -+VersionInfo