WinMD5Sum Alternatives

    WinMD5Sum is described as 'WinMd5Sum is a simple open source Windows MD5 checker. To put it differently, it is a utility to calculate the MD5 checksum of a file using L. Peter Deutsch's MD5 code'. There are more than 25 alternatives to WinMD5Sum for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is HashCheck Shell Extension, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinMD5Sum are Hashtab (Free Personal), GtkHash (Free, Open Source), OpenHashTab (Free, Open Source) and HashMyFiles (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

    1. The HashCheck Shell Extension makes it easy for anyone to calculate and verify checksums and hashes from Windows Explorer.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      HashTab provides OS extensions to calculate file hashes. HashTab supports many hash algorithms such as MD5, SHA1, SHA2, RipeMD, HAVAL and Whirlpool. Hashtab is supported as a Windows shell extension and a Mac Finder plugin.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Cinnamon
      • GNOME
      • MATE
      • Xfce
      Currently supported hash functions include CRC32, ADLER32, GOST, MD2, MD4, MD5, MD6, SHA1, SHA2, SHA3, RIPEMD, HAVAL, TIGER, WHIRLPOOL and BLAKE2. - Support for verifying checksum files from sfv, sha256sum, etc.
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    2. Features: Support for 22 algorithms, see Algorithms High performance hash calculation Native Windows looks High DPI screen support Long path support* Multilingual (Consider contributing to translation!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HashMyFiles is small utility that allows you to calculate the MD5 and SHA1 hashes of one or more files in your system.
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    3. Description CHK is an advanced checksum utility — a simple application designed to help you verify the integrity of your files, find duplicates and much more!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      fHash - a file hash calculator for Windows and macOS.
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    4. MultiHasher is a freeware file hash calculator. No Spyware! No Adware! No Viruses! 100% Freeware! Clean & simple.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Hashing utility for verifying integrity of files using a wide range of supported algorithms: CRC32, MD2, MD4, MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA512, RipeMD128, RipeMD160, ED2K.
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    5. 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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