MD5 Checksum Calculator

MD5 Checksum Calculator

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.0.5.58
  • Total Downloads:
    52,324
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 29, 2009
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    382.14KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    28
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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MD5 Checksum Calculator is a bare-bones program for calculating and comparing MD5 files. While its layout leaves something to be desired, its results are fast and simple.

The program's interface is sparse, and the program offers no Help file or other instructions to guide users through its processes. Fortunately, some experimentation quickly produced a familiarity with the program's few command icons. You simply search a file tree to calculate your sum. Clicking on a specific file or program generates its MD5 sum, which is often used to check the integrity of files. MD5 Checksum Calculator can also compare two sums, though you have to enter the second set of numbers to do so, which is taxing because the MD5 numbers are long. Regardless, this program instantaneously yields its results, which was exactly what was expected of it. MD5 offers little in the form of special features, which was a bit of a disappointment. A feature for saving results and creating a reference document would have been an excellent addition. Despite its rather Spartan setup, the program performs its task well with a minimum of fuss or flair.

MD5 Checksum Calculator is freeware. It comes as a compressed file. While the layout could have been better, it produces excellent results with little effort, and we recommend it.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Works but pain in the butt"

March 03, 2014

 |  Version: MD5 Checksum Calculator 0.0.5.58

Pros

Works. Works. Works.

Cons

It is such a pain in the butt to use that I only used it once though I could have used it far more times. It has to be in the SAME FOLDER as the UNZIPPED iso image.

Summary

Your review rules are a bigger pain in the butt than MD5 Checksum!

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2 stars

"Don't use it"

June 01, 2013  |  By delimony

 |  Version: MD5 Checksum Calculator 0.0.5.58

Pros

no installation

Cons

very very slow. no large file. it is okay for JPGs but not for ISOs.

Summary

Do not use it. Use MD5 HASHER (quick, large file support)

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3 stars

"Not cross-platform."

August 14, 2012  |  By 95kreaninw95

 |  Version: MD5 Checksum Calculator 0.0.5.58

Pros

Able to check MD5

Cons

No Mac and Linux version.

Summary

Not as good as Checksums calculator from Sigma Informatics, which can be use on Windows, Mac and Linux.

http://sinf.gr/en/hashcalc.html

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5 stars

"Easy to use"

May 08, 2010  |  By gaylem

 |  Version: MD5 Checksum Calculator 0.0.5.58

Pros

Easy to use if one knows how to run an executable file from the download location. No program install required.

Cons

No cons for infrequent use

Summary

MP5 is new to me. I can use a command line, but wanted something simple to run on an .iso file I downloaded to a desktop folder. Also needed a quick compare with a text file containing the mp5 checksum sent from the vendor. Worked great. If I use this often will look elsewhere for more advanced capabilities.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Rizonesoft
Publisher web site http://www.rizonesoft.com
Release Date July 29, 2009
Date Added July 29, 2009
Version 0.0.5.58
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 382.14KB
File Name rimd500558.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 52,324
Downloads Last Week 28
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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