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
      dsMD5 is a MD5 hash-calculator. The beauty of this is its simplicity, tiny size (6KB) and ease of use.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.2, released in 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      Verify CRC on multiple files, create SFV files or validate against SFV files instantly in the browser using JavaScript. No need to install anything, just drag & drop. Supports CRC in the filename.


    1. This file integrity checker uses Alternate Data Streams to store the hashes of your files. So, it only works on NTFS volumes. With that, you can rename, copy or move your files (to another NTFS volume) without losing the hashes, and without needing to do anything else.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.3.1, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

    2. Febooti Hash & CRC is a simple tool to compute most popular file hash checksums such as MD5, CRC32, SHA-1, SHA-2 and others. Easy to use interface allows to verify file integrity by comparing calculated checksum with a clipboard or checksum files.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      This tool allows to quickly verify a file you have downloaded.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      This extension is used to compute cryptographic hashes and do common conversions. It might be useful for programmers and system administrators. It's entirely implemented in JavaScript, all calculations are performed on client side, so it's safe.
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    3. A simple Bash Script I created to use built in Linux Hashing commands. Makes it easy to get the hash of a file and use that hash to verify your download from a website. Like if you want to download an App or OS image, or to check for file corruption.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Take control of your files Whether you have the important files burned on a CD or DVD archive, or just about any kind of digital materials that you intend to put for storage or share, you can always check its integrity with FastSum.
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    4. EF CheckSum Manager is a program designed for the integrity examination of files on the standard formats SFV, MD5, SHA1, SHA256 and SHA512. They can verify existing checksums or create new checksum for your important data.
    5. Creates, updates or verifies a list of file checksums (hashes). It can update file checksums based on their 'last modified' timestamps, and it can resume an interrupted checksum verification.
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