FAQ – About Online Hash & Checksum Creation

Hash FAQ

Online-Convert.com is a free online conversion tool. You can convert many different files to more common formats, including audio, video, e-book, document, images and more. You can even convert across categories like text to speech or presentation to video. However, that is not all you can do on Online-Convert.com! As an additional feature you can create checksums and hashes using different algorithms. Since we get quite some questions about our hash creation, we decided to

Hashing and Encrypting – What’s the Difference?

Hashing & Encrypting - What's the Difference?

Many people often get confused when it comes to knowing the differences between hashing and encrypting. Online-convert.com has put together this article to help better explain about hashing and encrypting and what’s the difference between both of these important security tools.   What is Encryption? With so many hackers on the Internet today, without encryption, the web would be like finding a bank vault full of cash wide open with no police around. Think of

Encoding, Encryption, and Hashing

Encoding, Encryption, and Hashing

Encoding, encryption, hashing… Those three can easily be confused since they serve roughly the same purpose. Yet, there are drastic differences between them. This article will serve the purpose of telling you, which method to use for which purpose, and what distinguishes them from one another. Yet, all differences aside, encoding, encryption, and hashing do share some similarities: All three methods transform data into another format Encoding and encryption are reversible, while hashing is not