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Details of extension .sha1

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .sha1 file?
  • Which program can create the .sha1 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .sha1 format?
  • What can convert .sha1 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .sha1 extension?
.sha1
SHA-1 Checksum .sha1 file icon

SHA-1 Checksum

SHA1 file is an SHA-1 Checksum. In cryptography, SHA-1 is a cryptographic hash function designed by the National Security Agency and published by the NIST as a U.S. Federal Information Processing Standard. SHA stands for Secure Hash Algorithm.
Category: Data files
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
sha
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Related extensions:
Parity Archive V2
CRC Checksum
Simple File Verification Checksum
MD5 Checksum
Dot OK MD5 Hash
XtremSplit Data
FLAC Fingerprint Data
shntool MD5 Checksum

Other types of files may also use the .sha1 file extension. If you have helpful information about .sha1 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

SHA-1 Checksum
Game Boy Emulator Save

The .sha1 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

sa1 (2)

Can't open a .sha1 file?

If you want to open a .sha1 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .sha1 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.sha1

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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