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MD5SUMS file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .md5sums file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .md5sums file?
  • What program do I need to open a .md5sums file?
  • How can the .md5sums file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .md5sums files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .md5sums?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .md5sums extension?

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

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
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MD5 aliases:
md5sum, md5sums
MD5 related links:
MD5 related extensions:
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XtremSplit Data

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shntool MD5 Checksum

SHA-1 Checksum

CRC32 Checksum

QuickPAR Cache Data

Other types of files may also use the .md5sums file extension.

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MD5 Checksum

Can't open a .md5sums file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

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If you don't know how to set the .md5sums file association, check the FAQ.

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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