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.SHA512 File Extension

File TypeSHA 512 Hash File

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What is an SHA512 file?

File that contains a SHA-0, SHA-1, or SHA-2 cryptographic hash and uses a 512 bit block cipher; generally a short text file containing a string of characters that represent the 512 bits; used in cryptography to verify an identity or a specific file.

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Sometimes when hosting a file for download, software developers also provide an optional download for a ".sha512" file. This file can be used to verify that the download is authentic and is not corrupted.

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Programs that open SHA512 files
Updated 7/23/2012

About SHA512 Files

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