MD5 signatures are 32 hex digit strings derived from (binary)
files by a highly specific algorithm. Files that differ only slightly have
completely different signatures. Also, it is really extremely unlikely that two
different files have the same signatures.
For example, the signature of the zip file is:
MD5 signatures can therefore be useful to verify the integrity
of files e.g. after copying. The two utilities presented here enable you to make
and check signatures in an easy and quick way.
containing setup files for:
MD5Make2 (version 220.127.116.11)
MD5Verify2 (version 18.104.22.168)
The size of the zip is 2.13 MB (2,240,743 bytes).
This pack contains the latest updates.
They have been tested for Windows Vista, XP, 2000. They do not run in earlier OS versions.
Installing a newer version is automatically preceded by an uninstall procedure.
For MD5Make2, you first have to log off, then log on again, in order to make a
uninstall possible. Take notice that the uninstall utilities do not know the correct version numbers
of MD5Make2 and MD5Verify2 present on your system, so just ignore the
version numbers displayed in the messages!
MD5Make2 can be started from the
Explorer's context menu when you right-click on a selection. MD5 signatures of ALL the files
in this selection - including the files in its directories and subdirectories - are
calculated and stored in the MD5 Signature File.
The MD5Verify2 program has the MD5 extension
associated to the program. This makes starting the program possible by
double-clicking on an MD5 Signature File. All signatures are checked against the
Both programs support drag and drop. Download the Readme pdf file for more detailed information.
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