FairStars HashFiles 1.0.3      

Size:   114.1KB

License:   FREEWARE

Publisher:  Publisher | Listed Programs

Release Date:   2014-11-27

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OS:  Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/2008/8/8.1

Downloads:   1670

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Software Product Description

While you can download numerous clean files over the Internet, it is always a good idea to protect yourself, as there are many unscrupulous people who tamper with many apparently genuine files even when their owners do not know anything about it. Most people focus on common threats such as viruses, but you can enhance your security by comparing the hash values of downloaded files with the ones found on official websites. This is where FairStars HashFiles comes in handy.

The free utility is useful in calculating CRC32, MD5, SHA256 and SHA1 hash of a file or several files. You will not find it difficult to use the application, as its user interface is self-explanatory.

Although there is a dedicated button you can use to add files, FairStars HashFiles also supports drag and drop. Besides adding individual files, you may select a whole folder, and the application will generated checksums for the files it detects in the folder.

You can set the utility to generate all compatible types of hash values useful in analyzing the integrity of files or only the ones you want. Checking newly generated checksums is as easy as refreshing the list displayed.

The application makes it easy to copy the details it gets onto the clipboard. Alternatively, you may save the information as a text file directly from the utility.

FairStars HashFiles is a portable application that you simply run by launching its executable file. This means you do not need to worry about changing your system registry, and you can use it on multiple computers. It is a freeware that you may freely distribute, but you may offer a donation.