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Checksum Calculator Downloads

David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / January 24, 2013

These applications will let you calculate the hash values, also known as the checksum, of any files. They support different hashing algorithms, including the popular MD5, MD4, SHA1, SHA256 and CRC32 ones.

Download solution synonyms: Hash Value Calculator, Hash Finder, Calculate Hashsum

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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HashX
HashX
Editor rating:
Freeware

HashX is a simple tool that calculates checksum values for individual files. The most helpful use for it is, probably, to check whether a file you have downloaded is error-free and undamaged using the checksum value provided. The program can calculate checksum values using all popular algorithms, including MD5, SHA1, and CRC32.

Pros:
  • Easy to use.
  • Supports all popular checksum calculation algorithms.
  • Simple and well-designed user interface.
  • Allows you to select your preferred output string format.
  • It can compare the calculated value with a pasted value automatically.
  • Copies the calculated checksum value to your clipboard.
Cons:
  • The program does not clearly show whether the calculated and pasted values match or not.
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MD5 Calculator
MD5 Calculator
Editor rating:
User rating:
(1 votes)
Freeware

MD5 Calculator 1.0 is a tiny tool for calculating MD5 digest for any file just simply right click any file on your computer and choose "MD5 Calculator" to instantly get the md5 value for that file . MD5 is now commonly used by webmaster of downloadable programs on the their websites to ensure their content is not infected or modified in anyway.

Pros:
  • Doesn't hang with big files.
  • You can call it directly with doing a right click on any file.
  • Fast calculation of MD5.
Cons:
  • Cannot be called with command line.
  • Doesn't check md5 for more than one file at the same time.
  • Requires .NET framework (55 Mb. ) to be installed on your computer.
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Hash Tool
Hash Tool
Editor rating:
Freeware

Hash Tool allows you to find the hash value for a file, quickly and easily. It supports batch mode processing, so that you can calculate the hash values of many files at once. In addition, it supports all popular hashing algorithms, including MD5, SHA1, and CRC32. Once calculated, hash values can be exported to a TXT or a CSV file.

Pros:
  • Self-explanatory and intuitive.
  • Supports batch mode processing.
  • Drag-and-drop support.
  • Integrates with Windows Explorer.
  • Supports all popular hashing algorithms.
  • Allows you to configure the output format.
Cons:
  • It does not compare the calculated values with existing ones.
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HashCalc
HashCalc
User rating:
(10 votes)

Fast calculator to compute hash, checksum, HMAC values for file, text and hex string. Supports MD2,MD4,MD5, SHA1,SHA2, RIPEMD160,PANAMA,TIGER, CRC32,ADLER32 algorithms and the hash used in eMule/eDonkey(eDonkey2000,ed2k). Good to check/compare files.

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MX MD5 Calculator

MX MD5 Calculator is a simple tool to calculate and compare the MD5 cheksums of files. It sports an intuitive user interface, shell integration and built in updater. The program has a very simple user interface, where you have to load two files and press Compare button to compare the MD5 cheksums of files.

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JDigest
JDigest
Open source

JDigest is an open source graphical file MD5 / SHA-1 digest calculator and verifier, written in Java for cross-platform portability. Windows version has an installer that creates the necessary Explorer associations so that you can calculate / verify checksums by right clicking on files or folders.

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Advanced Hash Calculator
Advanced Hash Calculator
User rating:
(1 votes)
Shareware

Advanced Hash Calculator is an app that calculates hash strings for multiple files at once. Just drag and drop files at the main screen of this software and hash values for the files will be calculated and displayed on the fly. Hashing algorithms supported are CRC32, GOSThash, MD2, MD4,.MD5, SHA-1, SHA2-256, SHA2-384, SHA2-512.

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Flyingbit Hash Calculator
Flyingbit Hash Calculator
Editor rating:
Freeware

Flyingbit Hash Calculator is an add-on for the windows explorer, which can be used to calculate the hash sums of files using the commonly used hash functions like MD5, CRC, SHA-1 and some other less popular functions. It can also be used to compare a file with its MD5 file (.md5 file) so as to verify its integrity.

Pros:
  • Small, efficient, fast and free.
  • Supports the commonly used hash algorithms.
  • Easily accessible via context menu.
Cons:
  • Nothing to be mentioned here.
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MultiHasher
MultiHasher
Freeware

MultiHasher is a freeware file hash calculator. Main Features: - Calculate one or more hash values for a single file at once - Calculate hash values for multiple files and text string - Supported hash algorithms: CRC32, MD5, RIPEMD-160, SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512 - Supports hash file verification (MHX, SFV, MD5Sum, etc.)

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HashTools
HashTools
Freeware

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. HashTools can also add itself to the Windows Explorer context menu for easy.

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QFileHasher
QFileHasher
Open source

QFileHasher is a program to calculate and verify check-sums of multiple files with wizard-like GUI. It supports 12 hashes: CRC32, MD2, MD4, MD5, SHA1, SHA2, RIPEMD,Whirlpool, ED2K, AICH, Tiger, TTH.Also allows processing of nested directories and updating of check-sum files.

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Karen's Hasher
Karen's Hasher
Editor rating:
Freeware

Karen’s Hasher is able to compute MD5, SHA-1, SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512 hashing values of a string of text or of disk files or a group of files. It also gives you the option to save Hash result to a disk file which you can later use to compare files with other files or to verify saved hash files.

Pros:
  • Freeware
  • Easy to use interface
  • Supports many hash types
  • Supports saving hashing result
Cons:
  • Does not support hashing of Folder
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