File Hash Calculation

File Checksum Utility (FCU) is a file verification software: process to verify the integrity of files. It allows generating MD (Message Digest) and SHA (Secure Hash Algorithm) hashes from a single file.

Checksum is an single value calculated from a content of file by special algorithm.

You can also verify the file integrity of the downloaded document or program. File Checksum Utility is very easy to use. From the graphical user interface, choose the file or the directory from your computer storage. The tool calculate and display checksum values. You can copy the results to the clipboard or export it to a CSV, XML or TEXT file. The main supported algorithms include MD5 (Message Digest number 5), SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm level 1), SHA-256 and SHA-512.

File Checksum Utility allows more with duplicated files detection, old files listing and statistics displaying. Your hard drives will be optimized by removing duplicate files or archiving the files not accessed.

The software is really easy to sue. The end user chooses a directory and launches his exploration. All files are analyzed to keep only prefered extensions, calculate hash value, identity duplication, highlight oldest and bigger content and display statistics.

In addition to this file fingerprint calculation proposal, the software for evaluating the volumes distributed in the data tree (Treesizer).

System Requirements and Download

File Checksum Utility (FCU) is a free of charge software. Setup program is available to install it, but FCU could work without any installation. Setup program is based on multilanguage Inno Setup free installer.

Main software package does not require setup or other installation process. Use exe file directly - toGo Mode (portable executable file). File Checksum Utility supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7, including both 32-bit and 64-bit releases. The main condition of use is version 4-8 of the .NET Framework present in Windows operating system. This condition is generally already fulfilled with an up-to-date Windows 10 platform.

Release Date: 2020-05-26
Download 32-bit (x86) 2Go
Version Size Portable Package (exe) 675 KB 32-bit Windows Exe File (691,200 Bytes)
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Download 64-bit (x64) 2Go
Version Size Portable Package (exe) 675 KB 64-bit Windows Exe File (690,688 Bytes)
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Download 32-bit (x86) & 64-bit (x64) Setup
Version Size Installer Package (exe) 1.84 MB 32-bit & 64-bit Windows Setup Program (1,928,366 Bytes)
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Releases History

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Release Details New
  • Official support of last .NET 4-8.
  • New time counter, it appears and disappears during analysis process of files.
  • New button list to execute a command on selected file (copy, rename/move, delete, ...)
  • New button to remove from list result all unique items to get only duplicate files and large files.
  • New display tab on the size distribution by folder (Treesize), with a classification by space consumed on the hard drive.
  • Improved analysis time.
  • Minor changes, including some modifications in the icons used and user interface like option to select file extensions.
  • Extension of the message base in English and French (new labels).
  • Improved handling of few software errors, such as not authorizing access to a folder.
  • Deletion of the code signing (external paying service goes an annual fee, considered excessive). When installing and using the software, a warning from Windows appears about the need to allow an unknown publisher to make local changes. Please check checksum to check authenticity of program.
  • Minor tweaks and bugs New
  • Official support of last .NET 4-6-1 RC (Release Candidate).
  • Display statistics of analyzed volume and identified file extension.
  • Error messages are displayed in dedicated list during directories exploration.
  • Graphical user interface improvement:volume information, configuration and chart graph.
  • End user could choice the colors to identity bigger and oldest files.
  • Minor issues.
  • New labels for English and French languages. New
  • Official code signig of program and setup program. This sign is cupprted by all Windows platforms.
  • Added information on selected file: type of file and small icon.
  • New setup program with more information : Info button, direct access to Web site and reminder label to explain the software is free of charge (Freeware). New
  • Display file information: size, creation, last changed, ...
  • Digital sign included: see file properties with mouse right click on program. It's not the right Code Signing also but certainly future release will include a real.
  • New setup package with traditional Windows installation.
  • Multi languages support with option list: English and French only but the software is ready to support more. Messages could be changed from an external Text file.
  • New option to use a main directory in \My Documents\. It's important with classical Windows installation (Setup Mode). User can't use program directory to write preferences in. New
  • Add directories exploration to calculate hash code from filtered files.
  • Add export result access of directory exploration.
  • Record preferences in dedicated file. Update
  • Minor tweaks. New
  • First official release.