- Edit existing player data including ratings, bio data, stats, appearance and roster position
- Edit created players to modify normally inaccessible attributes
- Trade players and reorder rosters
- Edit All-Star rosters
- Edit the Season Mode schedule
- Create and apply executable patch files
- Text strings cannot be modified; a hex editor must be used to edit the NBA96.exe file directly
- Players cannot be made taller than 7'7"
- Players cannot be made heavier than 303 pounds
Because of its ease of use, the NBA Live 96 Editor was used extensively in the creation of roster patches for NBA Live 96. However, due to limitations on player height and weight editing, Dave Zolnier's NBA Live 96 Player Editor was a handy companion for NBA Live 96 roster patchers.