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How long are MD5s?

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#1 Anicho

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 03:19 AM

Are they all the same length of characters? What's the maxium length a MD5 can get?
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 05:01 AM

MD5 is always 128 bits, and is mostly represented by a 32-digit Hexadecimal string
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 05:03 AM

All md5 checksums are 128 bits long, which is 32 hexadecimal digits. Here is an example of an md5sum:
d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e

Edit: Orjan beat me to it. :P
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