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HashMyFiles v2.35 Updated

billon on 15 May 2019
  • 103KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 May 2019
  • Suggested by infimum

HashMyFiles is a small utility that allows you to generate unique file identifiers (hashes) using a variety of popular checks. These can help determine if a file has been modified or corrupted, as well as help determine the file's reputation by submitting to the VirusTotal database for malware analysis.

Formats supported range form fast to secure with CRC32, MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384 and SHA512. The various hashing information can be saved to a report (text/html/xml) that includes name, path, dates, file size, version and other info.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch HashMyFiles.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Hash, HashGenerator
What's new?
  • Added 'Copy SHA384' and 'Copy SHA512' options.
  • Fixed again the 'Open In VirusTotal Web site' option, because the link on 2.33 didn't work for some users. Also, HashMyFiles displays an error message if you try to use this option while SHA256 is turned off, because VirusTotal doesn't support MD5 hashes anymore.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2017-02-24 15:39

How about dropping a gentle hint to nirsofer@yahoo.com ?

smaragdus on 2017-02-24 18:05

@__philippe
"How about dropping a gentle hint to nirsofer@yahoo.com ?"
If someone does this I will appreciate- I remember that long time ago I messaged NirSoft about something and since I got no response I will not try again. More- lately I am not in a very gentle mood. ;)

siegfried on 2019-05-15 04:58

Wouldn't it be time to implement Blake2b? It's faster e more secure:
https://blake2.net/

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RekSFV v1.8.1

billon on 25 Feb 2019
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Feb 2019
  • Suggested by I am Baas

RekSFV is a checksum generator and verifier that can evaluate files and whole directories. When scanning, the program checks for all supported files and verifies any found checksums. The program supports drag and drop, stay-on-top, minimize to tray, shortcut keys, multiple instances, sound notification and more.

The program supports several hashing algorithms including SFV, MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA512.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the "exe bundle" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RekSFV.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: MultiHasher, RapidCRC Unicode
What's new? Added:
  • = comparison now works for strings, too (was for nums only until now).
  • Possibility to move a folder with bad/missing files to recycle bin directly after checking.
  • Some shortcuts.
  • Possibility to check a folder against clipboard.
  • Some popup menu entries got their icon and therefore a button now.
Fixed:
  • Copy filename function from progress' context menu didn't work.
  • Single instance didn't react on next request (e.g. from explorer).

IgorWare Hasher v1.7.1

billon on 27 Sep 2018
  • 180KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Sep 2018
  • Suggested by joby_toss

IgorWare Hasher can be used to generate a checksum for a single file or verify its integrity using verification files (.sha, .md5 and .sfv) generated by many hashing programs. The program supports UTF-8 verification files and are automatically verified if found.

CRC32, MD5 and SHA-1 hashes are supported.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: CC BY-ND 3.0
How to extract: Download the RAR package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch hasher.exe.
What's new?
  • Fix: window position was not being restored properly in situations where Windows taskbar has top or left position.
Latest comments
dele on 2010-06-18 13:34

@Kermode
Have a look to HashMyFiles
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/hash_my_files.html

Bob on 2010-12-13 13:27

I agree that HashMyFiles is the best one for multiple files I have found to date. It's small, quick and even integrates into the right click menu if you want it there.

webfork on 2011-12-31 22:07

Works great to create/verify companion hashes for individual files. Wish there was a way to work in a batch mode.

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RapidCRC Unicode v0.3.27

billon on 30 Apr 2018
  • 790KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by Userfriendly

RapidCRC Unicode is a hashing program capable of checking and verifying the integrity of files, folders, or whole drives. The program includes process priority, ability to pause/resume analysis, job queuing, easily copy hashes to the clipboard and multi-threaded checks. If using checksum files (e.g. .sfv or .md5) for future verification, options include the ability to generate for every analyzed file, directory, or a single checksum with all hash data.

Includes direct support for CRC hashing in the filename (common for anime releases) for example: "MyFile [45DEF3A0].avi") Other algorithms range from fast to secure, including SFV(CRC32), MD5, ED2K, SHA-1, SHA-256 and SHA-512.

A 64-bit version is available on download page. Based on the original RapidCRC but updated with extended Unicode support.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Archive" or "Archive (x64)" RAR package and extract using 7-Zip or similar program to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete rcrcshex.dll or rcrcshex64.dll
  3. Create an empty text file called options_unicode.bin in the same folder
  4. Launch RapidCRC.exe
Similar/alternative apps: FileVerifier++
What's new?
  • Total number of files to be calculated was always 0 in non queue mode.
Latest comments
webfork on 2014-08-02 02:05

This is currently my go-to program. I tend to add it to the "send to" menu on machines I'm currently using and it works beautifully to check one or more files. Also, the ability to insert the hash directly into the file name makes so much sense. Just drag-and-drop it into the window and instantly know if there's a problem. Great solution to the multi-step check.

shoover on 2016-02-21 09:17

I think there is something wrong with the "CRC into Filename" function. This occurs with files that lack a file extension.

webfork on 2016-02-22 21:20

shoover: The dev has been pretty responsive if you want to reach out: https://github.com/OV2/RapidCRC-Unicode/issues

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MultiHasher v2.8.2

billon on 23 Apr 2018
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 29 Feb 2016
  • Suggested by guinness

MultiHasher is a drag-and-drop tool for creating and checking file hashes, useful for checking data integrity. The program will check files, folders and even text using a variety of methods with both pause and cancel options for large operations. The program can then compare digests to detect changes as well as query the result to the VirusTotal database. A search tool lets you quickly track down both files or specific hashes from long lists.

A recursive checking option (entire directory trees) is available in the options menu. The program can also use existing, standard hash files such as MHX, SFV, MD5Sum etc. to check integrity.

Supports 64-bit operating systems and available algorithms include from fastest to most secure: CRC32, MD5, RIPEMD-160, SHA 1, 256, 384 and 512. Can include one, some, or all algorithms available in testing.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the "No installer" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete MultiHasherShellEx.dll, MultiHasherShellEx64.dll, license.txt, Localization Kit.zip, Localization Kit changelog.txt and unnecessary localizations
  3. In the application folder, create an empty text file and rename it to User Preferences.json
  4. Launch MultiHasher.exe
Similar/alternative apps: RapidCRC Unicode
What's new?
  • Minor UI tweaks.
  • Fixed:
    • Critical bugs in most hash algorithms (introduced in v2.8) that could result in wrong hash values being calculated;
    • Minor bugs.
Latest comments
webfork on 2015-05-17 03:27

I've been using this program a lot for the MD5/SHA1 and VirusTotal features for postings here on PFW. That said, I still prefer RapidCRC Unicode for hashing / checking lots of files.

Enternal on 2016-01-08 13:55

Two bugs to be aware of. The first bug is:
Make a new directory with some files in it. Drag the folder into MultiHasher and make MD5 hash calculations for all those files. Save the hash list in MultiHasher own hash format (mhx). Clear the list. Load the hash list. Drag the folder back into MultiHasher to "add" the folder. MultiHasher then hangs. Versions prior to 2.7.0.0 worked fine.

With 2.8.0.0+, a new major bug:
MultiHasher refuses to load mhx files that are over a certain size. From what I test so far, any mhx files that are larger than roughly 150 KB refuses to load when you drag and drop the mhx files into the MultiHasher window. Instead, MultiHasher will treat it as a regular file to be hashed rather than a list of hashes. If you tried to load the file manually (Ctrl+O), MultiHasher will do nothing for these files. Files that are less than 100 KB loads perfectly both ways.

Both bugs have been reported (1st bug about a year ago). However author never replied and even deleted the thread and my forum account. In other words, be aware of any potential new problems with new versions and always keep old versions.

These bugs does not occur if you use file formats other than their own mhx format.

Anyways, like Webfork, I now prefer RapidCRC Unicode over this. RapidCRC Unicode has been rock solid and all bugs that I have reported to the author were taken care of or were promptly responded to.

Napiophelios on 2018-05-09 20:39

seems like the website and download links are dead

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CHK v2.35

billon on 7 Nov 2017
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by encode

CHK is simple checksum program that can verify downloaded files from the Internet, hash your files to ensure integrity and help detect duplicates. Supports drag-and-drop and most popular hash protocols including CRC-16/32/64, ED2K, MD4/5, SHA-1/256/512/3 etc.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch chk.exe.

SFV Ninja v1.3.6

billon on 7 May 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 May 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

SFV Ninja allows you to check the integrity of any number of files. After running on a file list, the program can then check all files on that list, with the option to only verify/update only newly added files. The program can recursively scan/generate a folder for files and load them all at once, using relative paths whenever possible.

Useful to quickly checking system files or archives for modification/corruption. Supports many commonly-used hashing algorithms listed here from fast/simple to slow/secure: SFV (CRC32), MD5, SHA-1, and SHA-256.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SFVNinja.exe.
What's new?
  • List clear mode toolbar option is now saved.
  • Added "Save list to HTML file" option under the File menu.
  • Eliminated dependencies on resources.dll for icon glyphs and on temp directory.

MultiPar v1.2.9.9

webfork on 2 Jan 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Dec 2016
  • Suggested by MarkyMark

MultiPar helps protect backups and transfers with error detection and recovery. The program looks at information from any number of files and folders to function as insurance against data loss. The program generates companion "PAR" files that are built from a percentage of the originals, using more space for greater protection (e.g. 10% of the original for already safe methods, 50% for frequent failures).

The program has a wide variety of customizations including format, processor usage, and various other tools available to the standard PAR format. For backups, it can also choose PAR size by available free space (e.g. saving a 3 gig file to a 4.7 gig DVD will mean generating a 1.7 gig PAR file).

Functional in Linux/Mac via WINE. The program supports multi-threading, multiple processors, can recurse subfolders, and functions with standard formats including PAR, PAR2, and (experimental) PAR3 formats.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder; however shell integration and filetype associations will write to the registry.
Unicode support: Yes
License: GUI: Freeware (accepts donations). Console applications: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete:
    • MultiParShlExt.dll
    • MultiParShlExt64.dll
    • MultiParShlExt.ini
    • Any unwanted language files
  3. Launch MultiPar.exe
Similar/alternative apps: ICE ECC, RapidCRC Unicode
What's new? See:
http://hp.vector.co.jp/authors/VA021385/
Latest comments
webfork on 2017-01-02 01:22

@shnbwmn: the .EU site's relationship to the .JP address is discussed at length in forums.

Multiparuser on 2017-09-03 08:58

From the author of Multipar:
BEWARE: multipar . eu is a malicious spam site with altered versions of MultiPar.

You should remove all links to it to reduce the Google rating.

webfork on 2017-09-04 22:21

@Multiparuser: if you go to the page we link to when you click "website" you can see what the author has posted about the .EU mirror, which is encouraging caution. He does not call it a malicious spam site.

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Fsum Frontend v1.5.5.1

webfork on 14 Jul 2016
  • 461KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 May 2008
  • Suggested by otaku

Fsum Frontend allows to compute message digests, checksums, and HMACs for files and text strings. It supports drag-and-drop and can function on batches of files at once either for creation or verification.

The program supports a host of different hashes including common like CRC32, MD5, and SHA256 as well and many obscure hashing methods (96 total). Allows both batch creation and verification.

As the name implies, the program uses FSUM.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FsumFrontEnd.exe.
Optionally, download FSUM ZIP package and extract to the same folder.

MD5Checker v3.3.0.12

webfork on 9 Dec 2016
  • 301KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Dec 2007
  • Suggested by I am Baas

MD5Checker is a fast and lightweight tool to calculate and verify MD5 files hashes of multiple files and folders. Calculated MD5 File hashes can be saved and loaded to/from files.

Note that a separate download is available from the website for Win9x/Me.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract
  2. Move Md5Checker.exe to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch Md5Checker.exe
Similar/alternative apps: RapidCRC Unicode, FileVerifier++, MultiHasher