Windows 10Software

HashZilla

7/7/2015

HashZilla is a freeware tool to compute checksums and hashes for files.

Features

Currently HashZilla can calculate the following hashes and checksums:

  • MD5
  • SHA1
  • SHA224
  • SHA256
  • SHA384
  • SHA512
  • CRC32
  • Adler32

Requirements

Supported operating systems: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10.

HashZilla does NOT require NET Framework or additional libraries.

Installation and uninstallation

HashZilla is a portable application. It is distributed in self-extracting archive.

1. Download the self-extracting package.

2. Double-click the downloaded package, select a directory on your hard drive, and then click on the Extract button.

3. Open the directory that contains the unpacked data and double-click on HashZilla.exe to use the application.

To remove HashZilla do the following:

1. Close the application if it is running.

2. Delete the directory that contains the HashZilla executable file.

3. Remove the self-extracting package, if you don't plan to use it in the future.

Computing hashes and checksums for a file

1. Run the HashZilla.exe file.

HashZilla executable file

2. Click Open file, select a file that is stored on any local drive or memory card connected to your computer.

Open file

3. Select the hashes and checksums that you want to compute.

Hashes and checksums

Note. Hash/checksum calculation for files larger than 500 MB may take a considerable amount of time. Therefore it is recommended to select only the necessary hashes and checksums.

4. Click on the Calculate button.

Calculate

To skip calculation of the current hash and start computing the next selected hash or checksum, click on Skip.

Skip

To stop computing click on Cancel.

Cancel

Saving the results

Saving the results

Using the context menu you can select and copy the computed hashes from the text box wherein they are listed, and then save them into a text file created in Windows Notepad or another text editor.

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