Free Hash Alternatives

    Hash is described as 'is your free utility to validate the check sum a file (file checksum).

    With "Hash" you calculate the hash of a file'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Hash for various platforms. The best alternative is Hashtab. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OpenHashTab or RHash. Other great apps like Hash are fHash (Free, Open Source), hashdeep (Free, Open Source), HashCalc (Free) and MultiHasher (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Mar 20, 2020

    • Fast and Simple. Users in over 200 countries have downloaded HashTab to use as a simple MD5 checker or for a more advanced file integrity check.
      • Free Personal
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
    • OpenHashTab is a shell extension for conveniently calculating and checking file hashes from file properties.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows


    • RHash (Recursive Hasher) is a console utility for computing and verifying hash sums of files.
    • fHash - a file hash calculator for Windows and macOS.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • Cross-platform tools to computer hashes, or message digests, for any number of files while optionally recursively digging through the directory structure.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • A fast and easy-to-use calculator that allows to compute message digests, checksums and HMACs for files, as well as for text and hex strings.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.02, released in 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free
      • Windows
    • MultiHasher is a freeware file hash calculator. No Spyware! No Adware! No Viruses! 100% Freeware! Clean & simple.
    • Calculate file hashes with ease thanks to an easy to use GUI, drag and drop functionality and help documentation that are all included!.
    • Hashing utility for verifying integrity of files using a wide range of supported algorithms: CRC32, MD2, MD4, MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA512, RipeMD128, RipeMD160, ED2K.
      • Free Personal
      • Windows
    • IgorWare Hasher is a free SHA-1, MD5 and CRC32 hash-generator for Windows and is available in 32- and 64-bit versions.
      • Free
      • Windows