File Extension

CRC File Format

Cyclical Redundancy Check checksum file

CRC is a file extension for a Cyclical Redundancy Check checksum file used to verify the data integrity of another file. CRC is a popular technique for checking data integrity as it has excellent error detection abilities, uses little resources and is easily used.

 

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This was last updated in July 2010
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