Checksums

The easy way to calculate file checksums.

Checksums is a shell extension library which adds a new page to the File Explorer file properties window. From within File Explorer, simply right-click any file and select Properties from the context menu to bring up the file properties window. The Checksums page will display the cryptographic checksums (also known as hashes) of the selected file, and allow you to verify the calculated checksum.

Checksums supports the following algorithms:

  • MD5
  • SHA-1
  • SHA-256
  • SHA-384
  • SHA-512

System reqirements

Checksums can be installed on any of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7 (x86 and x64)
  • Windows 8 (x86 and x64)
  • Windows 8.1 (x86 and x64)
  • Windows 10 (Desktop device family only, x86 and x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2016 (x64)

Installation instructions

If you have a previous version of Checksums installed, please uninstall this before installing the newer version.

Download the correct installer package for your platform and save it on your computer. Double-click the downloaded installer package from File Explorer to start the installation.

Download

Platform Installer package Size SHA-256 checksum
x64 checksums-1.0.2-x64.msi 1.18 MB cc6c4ea78f39fe5c24044d44184f0bfbebd34e67ab44738dc72ce85ee721fc07
x86 checksums-1.0.2-x86.msi 1.17 MB 8c02f02ffd4c843c714a5cb6d9156d6d3c5011804f6e1fefe74a1a5f951d0336
Platform: x64
Installer package: checksums-1.0.2-x64.msi
Size: 1.18 MB
SHA-256 checksum: cc6c4ea78f39fe5c24044d44184f0bfbebd34e67ab44738dc72ce85ee721fc07
   
Platform: x86
Installer package: checksums-1.0.2-x86.msi
Size: 1.17 MB
SHA-256 checksum: 8c02f02ffd4c843c714a5cb6d9156d6d3c5011804f6e1fefe74a1a5f951d0336

Release history

Version Release date Description
1.0.2 2015-12-01 Binaries are now signed using the SHA-256 digest algorithm. New icon.
1.0.1 2015-08-03 Minor bugfixes. Support for Windows 10 added.
1.0.0 2015-05-12 Initial version.
Version:1.0.2
Release date:2015-12-01
Description:Binaries are now signed using the SHA-256 digest algorithm. New icon.
  
Version:1.0.1
Release date:2015-08-03
Description:Minor bugfixes. Support for Windows 10 added.
  
Version:1.0.0
Release date:2015-05-12
Description:Initial version.