CDCheck Alternatives

    CDCheck is described as 'can check each of your CDs and DVDs and indicate which files are corrupted. It also provides a comparison option that lets you select a reference directory and compare the files on disk (or other media) with files on the CD or vice versa'. There are eight alternatives to CDCheck for Windows, Linux, BSD and Mac. The best alternative is QuickSFV, which is free. Other great apps like CDCheck are Isobuster (Paid), checksum (Free), VSO Inspector (Free) and IsoPuzzle (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2019

    1. QuickSFV integrates into the Windows Explorer shell and makes it very easy to verify files. Just double-click on the SFV file and QuickSFV does the rest. QuickSFV also understands several other file verification formats including CRC, CSV, and CKZ.

      Discontinued

      Last update in 2010: https://www.quicksfv.org/index.html

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      • Windows
      Low cost utility to recover data from damaged, scratched, or otherwise defective discs. Highly specialized but still easy to use to read damaged CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray or HD-DVD media. Free version has some limited functionality but is worth it to attempt data recovery.
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    2. checksum is an easy-to-use, no-nonsense BLAKE2, SHA1 & MD5 hashing program for Windows, capable of creating & verifying hashes of files and folders, even whole drives, with just one or two clicks. It is robust, lightning fast, intuitive, and completely customizable.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      VSO-Inspector is a free add-on to report various information about your hardware configuration. Using this freeware, you can check the listed cd and dvd readers and writers connected to your computer, check the firmware used.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      The goal of this program is to recover as much data as possible from damaged, poorly burned or scratched CDs or DVDs. This version supports only data CDs and DVDs with a sector size of 2048 byte. Audio CD, VCD and SVCD are not supported.

      Discontinued

      The main site has been closed since 2009.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      RapidCRC is a tool for Windows for checking and creating CRC32 and MD5 checksums; this comprises: SFV files MD5 files specialty: direct support for CRC32 in the filename (common for anime releases; for example "MyFile [45DEF3A0].

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.1, was released on February 2005, but it is still downloadable. A fork is RapidCRC Unicode

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Reads disk files or directories and stops on the first read error. There are two versions: a command-line perl script and a Java GUI.
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    3. This software allows to generate MD (Message Digest) and SHA hashes from a file or files or files in a directory. Checksum is an value calculated from a content of file by special algorithm. You can also verify the file integrity of the downloaded document or program.
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