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Hash Pad

Hash Pad is a simple tool to compute and compare hash value including from Explorer's context menu. It is specially designed to complete hash check in the minimum steps.

Currently, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512 and MD5 are supported.

(DPI: 175%)

Additonal languages:

  • German (de-DE) by @DocBrown101
  • Japanese (ja-JP) by @emoacht
  • Simplified Chinese (zh-Hans) by @nkh0472
  • Traditional Chinese (zh-Hant) by @nkh0472


  • Windows 10, 11
  • .NET 6.0


Hash Pad


  • To specify a file to be checked,
    • Open Explorer's context menu on the file, go to Send to and then select this app. To add the shortcut of this app in Send to, tap the hamburger button of this app and check Add to 'Send to' of Explorer's context menu.
    • Drag and drop the file to this app's window.
    • Tap Browse button and select the file from file dialog.
  • To fill Expected Value which is compared with computed hash value,
    • Paste exepected value in that box.
    • Tap Read clipboard button to read it directly from clipboard.
  • If computed hash value matches expected value, Match message will appear.


To remove the shortcut of this app from Send to if you checked Add to 'Send to' of Explorer's context menu,

  • Uncheck it.
  • Tap Remove from 'Send to' of this app's jump list.
  • Type shell:SendTo in Explorer's address bar to open Send to folder and delete the shortcut.

Jump list


v2.11 2022-3-15

  • Improve codes

v2.10 2021-12-24

  • Migrate to .NET 6.0

v2.9 2021-9-19

  • Modify UI

v2.7 2021-1-31

  • Change locales of Simplified Chinese (zh-Hans), Traditional Chinese (zh-Hant) languages

v2.6 2021-1-14

  • Enable to add to or remove from 'Send to' from JumpList

v2.5 2020-12-31

  • Add German (de-DE) language. Thanks to @DocBrown101!

v2.4 2020-12-17

  • Migrate to .NET 5.0

v2.3 2020-12-10

  • Fix bugs

v2.2 2020-12-9

  • Adjust location when called from Explorer's context menu

v2.1 2020-11-27

  • Add Japanese (ja-JP), Simplified Chinese (zh-CN), Traditional Chinese (zh-TW) languages. Thanks to @nkh0472!
  • Change to remember folder path
  • Change to remove spaces from expected value

v2.0 2020-11-20

  • Redesign and improve usability


  • MIT License


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