File Extension MD5

.MD5 File

File extension: MD5
File type: Checksum File for .SHN Audio

Notes about the MD5 file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The MD5 file type is primarily associated with 'Checksum File for .SHN Audio'.

Detailed information for file extension MD5:

Primary association: Checksum File for .SHN Audio

Other applications associated with file type MD5:

  • ExactFile (MD5 Checksum Digest File) by StudyLamp Software LLC.ExactFile is a free file integrity verification tool:
    • Use it to make sure files copied to CD-ROM are bit-perfect copies,
    • Use it to make sure backups copied from one drive to another are just right,
    • Use it to make sure files haven’t been changed or damaged over time.
    This file contains a list of MD5 checksums for any number of files. This association is classified as Text.
  • fsum (MD5 Checksum File) by SlavaSoft Inc.Free command line checksum file creator/verifier. The .MD5 file contains file names and their MD5 hashes.
  • IsoBuster (MD5 Checksum) by Smart ProjectsThe MD5 checksum file can be used in combination with many type files. But specifically if the *.MD5 file is used in combination with CD/DVD image files, IsoBuster comes in handy. IsoBuster opens the MD5 file and automatically loads the CD/DVD image file described in the MD5 file and automatically performs a checksum test to see if the image is correct. IsoBuster can also create MD5 files for image files. MD5 files are often distributed in combination with CD/DVD image files over the Internet.
  • MD5summer (Checksum)MD5summer is an application for Microsoft Windows 9x, NT, ME, 2000 and XP which generates and verifies md5 checksums. Its output file is compatible with the output of the Linux GNU MD5Sum and it will also read Linux-generated files. MD5summer produces a 128-bit "fingerprint" or "message-digest" for each input file or it can check with the output of a former run to see if the message digests are still the same; i.e., whether the files changed. Related links: MD5 Generator

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .MD5

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: Brad Smith.Easy MD5 Creator.1.0.0.md5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EASYMD5\BSEASY~1.EXE %1

ProgramID: FastSum.MD5.Checksum.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastSum\helper.bat %1

ProgramID: File_Verification_Database
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickSFV\QuickSFV.EXE %1

ProgramID: MD5_Checksum_File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickPar\QuickPar.exe %1

ProgramID: MD5_Checksum_File
EXEFile: F:\S O F T W A R E - c o r e\RAR & PAR 8th Aug 04\PAR files\QuickPar.exe %1

ProgramID: MD5Summer
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MD5summer\md5summer.exe %1

ProgramID: MD5Summer
EXEFile: V:\ISO Images\md5summer.exe %1

ProgramID: MD5Summer
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\md5summer.exe

ProgramID: FastSum.MD5.Checksum.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastSum\FastSum.exe /verify

ProgramID: hkSFV.MD5.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\hkSFV\hkSFV.exe

ProgramID: MD5_Checksum_File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickPar 0.8\QuickPar.exe

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