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SimpleKey Alternatives

SimpleKey is described as 'as the name suggests, is a very simple program. It can generate a random password, or key up to 500 characters in length using a combination of your choice of Uppercase, Lowercase, numbers, and special characters. You may use this key for any number of things' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SimpleKey for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Android and BSD. The best alternative is HashCheck Shell Extension, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SimpleKey are OpenHashTab, HashMyFiles, HashTools and checksum.

This page was last updated Dec 3, 2020
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

SimpleKey, as the name suggests, is a very simple program. It can generate a random password, or key up to 500 characters...

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  1. HashCheck Shell Extension

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    The HashCheck Shell Extension makes it easy for anyone to calculate and verify checksums and hashes from Windows Explorer.

  2. OpenHashTab is a shell extension for conveniently calculating and checking file hashes from file properties.



  3. HashMyFiles

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HashMyFiles is small utility that allows you to calculate the MD5 and SHA1 hashes of one or more files in your system.

  4. HashTools

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  5. checksum

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.



  6. HashCalc

    • 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    The program is no longer updated.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.

  7. DeadHash

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Android

    Calculate file hashes with ease thanks to an easy to use GUI, drag and drop functionality and help documentation that are all included!.

  8. The online secure password generator deserves its name twice: it generates secure passwords (based on the strong cryptography) and the generator itself is secure (does not use JavaScript).

  9. MD5sums

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    This is a win32 console application. There is no GUI, but you can use Explorer to drag files over md5sums.exe to obtain their md5 hashes.

  10. File Checksum Utility

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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