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Marisa Therezza, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / June 14, 2013

Corrupt files are related to errors while processing computer data when unintended changes to the original file take place.The software on the list enable you to find corrupt files and get rid of them.

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

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AVG Free
AVG Free
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(3206 votes)
Freeware

AVG Anti-Virus is a comprehensive free software solution to keep your computer clean and protected at all times. It may perform a complete scan of your system, detecting all kind of unwanted files and threats, including spyware, adware, and, viruses. Its protecting Resident Shield will work in the background, keeping an eye on everything that attempts to install itself without your consent.

Pros:
  • Full protection for incoming and outgoing e-mails.
  • It warns you about harmful files and links before you actually visit the web sites that host them.
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ALLPlayer
ALLPlayer
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(258 votes)
Freeware

ALLPlayer can help you watch video as any other video player. However, it has some features that make it the ideal choice for watching movies with subtitles. In addition to multiple options that allow customizing the way subtitles are shown, it even includes a text-to-speech engine that converts subtitle text into speech.

Pros:
  • It allows multiple operations involving subtitles, such as downloading, customizing, editing and embedding.
  • It supports a wide array of sources and formats.
  • It can fix problems related with codecs.
Cons:
  • It can take some time to master all its features.
  • Some of the captions remain untranslated to English.
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Spesoft Audio Converter
Spesoft Audio Converter
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(4 votes)
Freeware

Finding a versatile audio converter, which will allow you to effectively do your job isn't always that easy. Spesoft Audio Converter aims to be an efficient tool that will help you convert to and from a wide array of audio formats. Spesoft Audio Converter has been drastically enhanced and it now offers a host of new features that I consider to be really handy.

Pros:
  • The program features a convenient wizard like interface.
  • Offers a high conversion speed.
  • It allows you to modify the sample rate and other quality related settings.
Cons:
  • It tries to install a toolbar and to make you check out TuneUp Utilities during the installation process.
  • Doesn't allow you to batch convert files from different folders.
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RapidCRC
RapidCRC
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(1 votes)
Open source

RapidCRC is a file utility that verifies the CRC of files. This CRC tool allows you check the consistency and integrity of files by checking their checksums. It also allows you to create and verify SFV files - each of these files stores the checksum data of another file, allowing users to find corrupt files, or wrong-sized files.

Pros:
  • It is easy to use.
  • Creates SFV and MD5 files to ensure consistency and integrity of files.
Cons:
  • The latest update was in 2005.
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Soft4Boost Disk Cleaner
Soft4Boost Disk Cleaner
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(3 votes)
Freeware

There are lots of applications aimed to help system performance by eliminating unnecessary and corrupt data. Soft4Boost Disk Cleaner is one of them. This program’s interface is very simple and intuitive. The program is able to find temporary Internet files, unused empty folders, junk files, broken shortcuts and data in the Recycle Bin.

Pros:
  • It is very easy to use.
  • It is free.
  • It is light.
Cons:
  • It does not have as many features as other similar applications.
  • Duplicates need to be selected manually.
  • It is hard to find a folder to scan for duplicates.
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WinUtilities Free Registry Cleaner
WinUtilities Free Registry Cleaner
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(1 votes)
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WinUtilities Free Registry Cleaner is a fast and efficient application that thoroughly scans your Windows registry, locates corrupt or invalid entries and removes them completely from your system. Using this tool regularly will guarantee that all the entries stored in your registry belong to applications and processes that are still active in your system.

Pros:
  • Fast scanning process.
  • Precise entry information.
  • Accurate invalid entry detection.
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PC Brother Registry Cleaner Free
PC Brother Registry Cleaner Free
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Freeware

PC Brother Registry Cleaner Free is a very advanced and easy-to-use registry maintenance utility that can help you to find and remove junk registry entries from your PC with just a few clicks of your mouse. The program is a must-have if you regularly install and uninstall new programs on your PC.

Pros:
  • Effective tool for registry care.
  • Easy user-interface for novice computer users.
  • It is free.
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Karen's Hasher
Karen's Hasher
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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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MP3val
MP3val
Freeware

MP3val is a small, high-speed, free tool for checking MPEG audio files integrity. It can be useful for finding corrupted files (incompletely downloaded, truncated, containing garbage). MP3val is also able to fix most of the problems that it finds. The most common MPEG audio file type is MPEG 1 Layer III (mp3), but MP3val supports also other MPEG versions and layers.

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F-CRC Calculator
F-CRC Calculator
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Freeware

F-CRC calculator it used to find out the CRC32 and MD5 codes of any file. A file's CRC code is characteristic to the file contents. It is especially used to compare two files of the same name and size. If they show the same CRC code then these files are exactly the same and not otherwise.

Pros:
  • English and French User interface.
  • Can compare multiple files at the same time.
  • Create log File.
  • User friendly Interface.
  • It is free.
Cons:
  • Takes time to Calculate CRC code of large files.
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HashX
HashX
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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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BearShare MP3 Downloader
BearShare MP3 Downloader
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(1 votes)
Freeware

BearShare MP3 Downloader is a very simple-to-use P2P client, with a friendly interface and many configurable options. It is very easy to install and to start searching for and downloading many types of files - especially audio and video - in a variety of formats. It also has other extended capabilities, like a chat room.

Pros:
  • Easy to use.
  • Fast file search.
  • Friendly and fully configurable.
  • Includes a chatroom.
Cons:
  • Forces you to install a toolbar.
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CheckFolder
CheckFolder
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Freeware

CheckFolder handles corrupted files present in a folder or drive that causes severe problems in the future when the user actually tries to access them. To avoid such issues, CheckFolder is a good application, which performs integrity validation of all the files present in the drive or a particular folder.

Pros:
  • Finds corrupted files on hard disk, CD, DVD
Cons:
  • Application is not fool proof, so working isn’t totally satisfactory
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Mpeg2repair
Mpeg2repair
Freeware

Mpeg2repair is a Windows application for testing HDTV transport streams to make sure they are Mpeg2 compliant. Main features: -Error Detection: find file errors resulting from signal drop-outs, faulty tapes, encoding errors, etc. - -Error Repair: automatically repair minor Mpeg2 transport and PES errors which may cause problems for certain decoders. - -Improve Decoder Compatibility

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PIXO RESCUE
PIXO RESCUE
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Freeware

PIXO RESCUE allows you to recover corrupted or deleted digital image files from memory cards and save them to your computer. It is designed for PIXO MEDIA USB card reader but it also works with memory cards and digital cameras appearing as a drive letter on your computer. You have to select the drive where you want to find images, and all found images will be saved in the destination folder.

Pros:
  • It supports many types of memory cards.
Cons:
  • You don't have an option to search subdirectories. You are only able to select the entire drive to search for images.
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MediaCoder
MediaCoder
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(69 votes)
Freeware

MediaCoder is a very complete set of tools to convert audio and video. It has evidently been designed to please demanding users seeking for perfect media conversion with a high level of customization. Its multi-language interface features three modes with different complexity levels: simple, normal and expert.

Pros:
  • It supports practically all media codecs and formats.
  • It allows a high level of customization of the results.
Cons:
  • It is not easy to use.
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