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Details of extension .md5sum

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .md5sum file?
  • Which program can create the .md5sum file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .md5sum format?
  • What can convert .md5sum files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .md5sum extension?

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MD5 Checksum .md5 file icon

MD5 Checksum

MD5 file is a MD5 Checksum. The MD5 algorithm, created by Ronald Rivest, is a way to sign a file to verify its contents mathematically. The hash consists of a 128-bit (16-byte) checksum - also known as a digest - that is generated cryptographically by using the contents of the file.
Category: Data files
Application: QuickSFV
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
md5sum, md5sums
Related extensions:
Parity Archive V2
CRC Checksum
Simple File Verification Checksum
Dot OK MD5 Hash
XtremSplit Data
FLAC Fingerprint Data
shntool MD5 Checksum
SHA-1 Checksum

Other types of files may also use the .md5sum file extension. If you have helpful information about .md5sum extension, write to us!

Can't open a .md5sum file?

If you want to open a .md5sum file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .md5sum association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.md5sum

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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