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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      WinMD5 is a freeware for Windows to allow user to calculate MD5 hash or checksum for files, and verify a download.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, released in 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    1. Jacksum is a free and cross platform data integrity software tool for computing and verifying checksums, CRCs, message digests, and hash values. 470 algorithms are supported, it takes advantage of modern multi-processor/multi-core environments.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      MD5summer is an application for Microsoft Windows 9x, NT, ME, 2000 and XP which generates and verifies md5 checksums. Its output file is compatible with the output of the Linux GNU MD5Sum and it will also read Linux generated files. MD5summer is written in Borland Delphi 7.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Latest version, 1.2.0.11, released in April 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    2. HashTools is an application that calculates hashes for given files. It can calculate CRC32, MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384 and SHA512 hashes, and generate an SFV file for your files if needed.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
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    3. A file integrity verification tool: Use it to make sure files copied to CD-ROM are bit-perfect copies, Use it to make sure backups copied from one drive to another are just right, Use it to make sure files haven’t been changed or damaged over time.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0.0.15, released on February 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    4. FileVerifier++ is a Windows application for verifying the integrity of files. FileVerifier supports various algorithms by means of dynamically loadable hash libraries.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.3.5830, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • 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
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      A program to verify and write checksumfiles. It supports SFV and MD5 , even some exotic MD5 file types. Very easy to use, with a wizard interface.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SFV Ninja is a SFV checksum application. It also supports MD5 and SHA-1 checksum files. Features:
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