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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 1/4/2019.

MultiHasher is an intuitive Windows application that can verify the integrity of files by calculating their checksums.


  • Multiple Algorithms supported - CRC-32, MD5, RIPEMD-160, SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-512, and a few others.
  • Hash file verification - MHX, SFV, FCIV, MD5Sum, etc.
  • Multiple files support - Add files or entire folders to the file queue while calculation is in progress.
  • Drag'n'Drop support
  • Pause or cancel calculations
  • Text string hashing - Most unicode encodings are supported, including big and little-endian byte sequences.
  • Windows Integration - Includes option to launch MultiHasher from Windows Explorer context menu.
  • VirusTotal support - Supports querying VirusTotal database, as well as, uploading new files from the UI. (Requires API key)
  • Localizable UI - MultiHasher is currently available in Dutch, English (UK and US), French, German, Greek, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.

To install MultiHasher, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install multihasher

To upgrade MultiHasher, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade multihasher


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $Url         = ''
    $Checksum    = '9cf08b4219e523f291a0888da39194de4de7af00e852dff0c3f429fe918bf073'
    $WorkSpace = Join-Path $env:TEMP "$env:ChocolateyPackageName.$env:chocolateyPackageVersion"
    $WebFileArgs = @{
       packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
       FileFullPath   = Join-Path $WorkSpace "$"
       Url            = $Url
       Checksum       = $checkSum
       ChecksumType   = 'sha256'
       GetOriginalFileName = $true
    $PackedInstaller = Get-ChocolateyWebFile @WebFileArgs
    $UnzipArgs = @{
       packageName  = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
       FileFullPath = $PackedInstaller
       Destination  = $WorkSpace
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip @UnzipArgs
    $InstallArgs = @{
       packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
       File           = Join-Path $WorkSpace "$env:ChocolateyPackageName Setup.exe"
       fileType       = 'EXE'
       silentArgs     = "/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP- /LOG=`"$($env:TEMP)\$($env:ChocolateyPackageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).Install.log`""
       validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @InstallArgs

Virus Scan Results

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Ricardo Governa
  • Rui Loureiro


Copyright © 2010-2016


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