MD5's or MD5sums are long alphanumeric strings used to verify some data set. In terms of trading, MD5's are used to create unique numbers that verify that a Shortened audio file is intact and accurate. It is very important to utilize MD5's to make sure the downloaded files are complete.
File extension (.md5) for a text file containing checksums for Shorten files. Also used as shorthand to refer to either the overall .md5 file or to an individual checksum string for a Shorten file. See [SHN & MD5 FAQ] for more info.
A widely used method of for creating digital signatures used to authenticate and verify the integrity of data. Show related articles