An sha1 file extension is related to the SHA-1 cryptographic hash function stored in text file format.

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Software that works with sha1 file extension

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SHA1 file - SHA-1 text hash

What is sha1 file? How to open sha1 files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The sha1 file extension is associated with the SHA-1 cryptographic hash function.

The sha1 file stores bits and characters used to verify a data in related data file.

It is stored in simple text file format and can be viewed in a text editor.

Updated: February 15, 2018

The default software associated to sha1 file type:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logoNotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Notepad++ Team

A very popular free text and source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and syntax folding for C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, PHP, Cobol, CSS etc. Notepad++ also supports plugins to add new features. It is localized to many languages.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to open *.sha1 hash files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .sha1 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .sha1 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open sha1 file, edit sha1 file, convert sha1 file, view sha1 file, play sha1 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting sha1 files.

  • Open sha1 file
  • Edit sha1 file

Software that open sha1 file - SHA-1 text hash

Programs supporting the exension sha1 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open sha1 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with sha1 file by default:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad
PSPad small icon PSPad
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom

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