MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility

MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility is a 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.

You may click on the Browse button to select a file/folder to generate hashes. Alternatively, you may also drag and drop or do a right-click on any file/folder to generate hashes. The generated hashes can be copied to clipboard or saved as CSV/HTML/TXT file.

File Panel
File Panel

Folder Panel
File Panel

Feature Free Pro
MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256 & SHA-512 tick tick
CRC32 & SHA-384 cross tick
Copy to Clipboard tick tick
Drag and Drop tick tick
Verify Hash tick tick
Hash Multiples Files from Folders and Subfolders cross tick
Export Report as CSV/HTML/TXT file cross tick
Windows Explorer Context Menu Integration cross tick
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Instruction to Generate hash

  1. Tick on the hashes that you want to generate
  2. Drag and drop a file into the program or use the Browse button to select a File
  3. Selected hashes will be generated
  4. Click on Copy All button if you want to copy all the selected hashes to clipboard (Useful for sharing hash with people)

Instruction to Verify hash

  1. Download a software that provides MD5, SHA-1 & SHA-256 hash
  2. Copy one of the hashes to clipboard (Ctrl + C)
  3. Drag and drop the downloaded file into the program or use the Browse button to select the downloaded file
  4. Selected hashes will be generated
  5. Click on the Paste button
  6. Click on the Verify button and the result will be displayed in a message box

You can try generate hash for this software and verify with one of the the checksum below.

Checksums for MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility 2.1 (Free)

MD5 Checksum: 2D423B85E6684956B817E6C7E36BE3DC
SHA-1 Checksum: 4B70B5213249014C3785460720B81B5F9BEABEC3
SHA-256 Checksum: D3D6F3597AEBA37312F61E59BA465E57B19140CC9A4517C7F9C49461F1D0A4BB
SHA-512 Checksum (double-click below in order to select and copy full checksum): 53914AFA0E66C50BBD12D9FFB7833FD5094FA10735D8700BFF9CD87C2A7EB478D6715B34EAE4F53652F0E48EC3526C51C431C08ACF4EC70E8DD5FCD5FA84C129

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641 Comments Add your own

  • 1. johnsageek  |  November 23, 2022 at 1:10 am

    Been using the utility for a while now. Just upgraded to pro. Keep up the good work

    Reply
    • 2. Raymond  |  November 23, 2022 at 1:12 am

      Hi johnsageek,

      Thanks for the support.

      Cheers

      Reply
  • 3. pelletier  |  September 19, 2022 at 1:29 am

    Hi Raymond,
    I’ve an error message just after when à clic on the right button “copy”
    My OS win 10
    Thanks for help

    Reply
    • 4. Raymond  |  September 19, 2022 at 1:47 am

      Hi pelletier,

      May I know what is the error message and can you provide a screenshot?

      You may reach out to checksum.utility@gmail.com for support

      Cheers

      Reply
  • 5. Andrew  |  September 7, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    An exe?! For a ubuntu download?!!!
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToSHA256SUM

    Reply
    • 6. Raymond  |  September 8, 2022 at 12:53 am

      Hi Andrew,

      Thanks for sharing the method for Linux/Ubuntu Operating System.

      Cheers

      Reply
  • 7. Daniel  |  September 7, 2022 at 10:51 am

    Great software to compute MD5 checksum !
    there is an easier way: online checksum tools https://md5-checksum.com , what need is just your browser(chrome).

    Reply
    • 8. Raymond  |  September 8, 2022 at 12:51 am

      Hi Daniel,

      Thanks for your comment and sharing the online tool for MD5 hash.
      My program can support more type of hashes without the need of an internet connection.

      Cheers

      Reply
  • 9. Rick  |  September 5, 2022 at 3:44 am

    Hi Raymond,

    Great program, I decided to go pro. Quick question that you’ve made already answered. How do I check the HASH/MD5 for an entire directory of files? I haven’t been able to figure that out.

    Thanks!

    Reply
    • 10. Raymond  |  September 6, 2022 at 12:08 am

      Hi Rick,

      In the Pro version, there is a Folder tab where you can generate the hash for the entire directory and subdirectories.

      Cheers

      Reply
      • 11. Rick  |  September 6, 2022 at 12:18 am

        Hi Raymond,

        Yes, I’ve been using that feature and then saving off the has as an Excel or HTML. How do I check the hash for the directory, if I’m moving the entire file directory to a removebale drive or network drive. How do I get each invidivual files Hash checked to ensure it was copied correctly?

        Thanks

        Reply
        • 12. Raymond  |  September 6, 2022 at 12:25 am

          Hi Rick,

          You may refer to this comment here.

          MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility

          Richard Howard | January 21, 2017 at 12:03 pm

          Hashing files is great, but I need to check that I have copied folders from one external drive to another. Just too many files to individually check.
          Can I either get a hash for a whole folder or is there a way to compare hashes from the .csv lists of individual file hashes.

          Thanks
          Rich

          2. Raymond | January 21, 2017 at 11:56 pm

          Hi Richard,

          Yes, you can get a hash for a whole folder using MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility Pro version.

          For comparison, there are free tools which are able to do comparison and highlight the differences. Some examples are Diff Checker (Online), Notepad++ (For Windows OS) & FileMerge (For Mac OS).

          Cheers

          Reply
          • 13. Rick  |  September 6, 2022 at 12:52 am

            Thanks, I had a feeling that functionality was missing in this app. Maybe consider it for a future interation. It’s very cumbersome to have to create hashs for thousands of files (which can take many hours) twice (once on the source and then on copied drive), then run a dif on the 2 files. Thanks again for the response

          • 14. Raymond  |  September 6, 2022 at 12:56 am

            Hi Rick,

            Noted and thanks for your feedback.

            Cheers

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