How to create MD5 digest in Notepad++


MD5 Digest is one of the ways you can do the checksum of a file/text to verify data integrity. If you want to do that offline you can make use of Notepad++ text editor Tool option MD5 Generator, here is how,

  1. Open Notepad++
  2. Goto Menu: Tools -> MD5 -> Generate...
  3. Now you should see a pop-up where you can add txt.
  4. As you add text you would see a MD5 generated for it.
  5. You can click on "Copy to Clipboard" to copy the MD5 code.
Example Generate MD5 in Notepad++
Example Generate MD5 in Notepad++
Example:
Input: This is my data
MD5 Digest: 4a09d10820234a95bb548f14e4435bba