File Extension Library

.SHA512 File Extension

  • Category: Misc Files

What are .SHA512 files and how to open them?

Can't open .SHA512 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 .SHA512 file.

What is a .SHA512 file extension?

.SHA512 file extension has been classified as Misc Files.

.SHA512 is SHA 512 Hash 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.

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.

List of all softwares that can open the SHA 512 Hash File
Microsoft Notepad

How to fix problems with .SHA512 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SHA512 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SHA512 file format
  2. You need to check the .SHA512 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)