.SHA1 File Extension

SHA-1 Hash File

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What is an SHA1 file?

File containing a "block" used by a SHA-1 block cipher cryptographic algorithm; typically stores a series of bits, or characters, that are used for verifying an identity when run through the SHA-1 hash function.

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When hosting a file for download, sometimes a developer will also provide a ".sha1" file that the user can use to verify that the file is authentic and not corrupted.

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Programs that open SHA1 files

Windows
Included with OS
Updated July 23, 2012

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