MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility Alternatives

    MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility is described as 'tool that allows you to generate CRC32, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512 hashes of single or multiple files. You can also verify hashes with the matching file to ensure the file integrity is correct'. There are more than 50 alternatives to MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and BSD. The best alternative is HashCheck Shell Extension, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility are Hashtab (Free Personal), OpenHashTab (Free, Open Source), RapidCRC Unicode (Free, Open Source) and HashMyFiles (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 26, 2020

    1. 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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    2. Linux, Windows, and Apple Mac GUI that enables rapid selection & hashing of files (individually or recursively), text and physical disks. Designed for Linux, but also available for Windows and now Apple Mac. MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA512 available. CSV\HTML\Clipboard output.
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      OAKSIF0 Does the same thing in a simple GUI and more, lets you also verify folders and is free and open source unlike MD5 SHA Checksum Utility.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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. It offers a choice of 13 of the most popular hash and checksum algorithms for calculations.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      checkSum+ will handle md5, sfv & cvs files (please, do not confuse with cvs files, since these can be any kind of database file).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      DataHealthCheck is a portable app to check your files for corruption or display their md5/sha1 hash. It is faster than other apps because it checks for corrupted files and update hashes of changed files in one pass.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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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    3. Calculate file hashes with ease thanks to an easy to use GUI, drag and drop functionality and help documentation that are all included!.
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    4. Md5Checker is a free, faster, lightweight and easy-to-use tool to manage, calculate and verify MD5 checksum of multiple files/folders Calculate and display MD5 checksum of multiple files at one time.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.3, released in December 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    5. GUI frontend for fsum – a hash calculator supporting a ton of algorithms.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-04-15, see
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/fsumfe/

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    6. IgorWare Hasher is a free SHA-1, MD5 and CRC32 hash-generator for Windows and is available in 32- and 64-bit versions. This program is portable and does not require either additional dll libraries or .Net installation.
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