File Extension Library

.SHA1 File Extension

  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Text

What are .SHA1 files and how to open them?

Can't open .SHA1 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SHA1 file.

What is a .SHA1 file extension?

.SHA1 file extension has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .SHA1 file is Text

.SHA1 is SHA-1 Hash 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.

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.

List of all softwares that can open the SHA-1 Hash File
Microsoft Notepad

How to fix problems with .SHA1 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SHA1 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SHA1 file format
  2. You need to check the .SHA1 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)