Files with sha256 extension can be most often encountered as identity hash files data files.

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SHA256 file extension - SHA256 hash

What is sha256 file? How to open sha256 files?

File type specification:

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File extension sha256 is associated with the  FileVerifier++, a program for Microsoft Windows operating system, which is used to validate identity of files by hash algorithms.

The .sha256 file contains SHA-256 identity hash for data file.

Updated: July 29, 2021

The default software associated to open sha256 file:

FileVerifier++ picture or screenshot logoFileVerifier++  Microsoft Windows software

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FileVerifier++  is free program for calculating hashes using a number of algorithms including CRC32, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256/224/384/512, WHIRLPOOL, and RIPEMD-128/160/256/320.

Help how to open:

Use FileVerifier++ to open *.sha256 files.

How to convert:

Unfortunately, we do not know about any possible conversion for *.sha256 files.

List of software applications associated to the .sha256 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 sha256 file, edit sha256 file, convert sha256 file, view sha256 file, play sha256 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting sha256 files.

Software that open sha256 file - SHA256 hash

Programs supporting the exension sha256 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open sha256 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with sha256 file by default:
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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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