Parallel Hash Alternative (PHAlanx) @ SourceForge

PHAlanx # a Parallel Hash Alternative

by Hosted on licensed with GPLv3

Hashes many buffers simultaneously

and produces a combined digest of them all

Parallel Hash Alternative (PHAlanx) @ SourceForge

improves file/message digest through multithreading


  • operates on files, strings, or standard input
  • flexible thread count, buffer size, pooling selection
  • optional single-thread execution (for performance comparisons)
  • 'demo' mode to ascertain accurate operation
  • 'check' option to validate a list of sums
  • stronger hash method default for strings available per flag for files
  • options to show elapsed time and hash speed
  • Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) licensed with GPLv3 and hosted by SourceForge
  • Ported to PA-RISC, Sparc, PowerPC, Intel x86, x86_64, IA64.
  • Runs on AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, GNU Linux, BSD Operating Systems, and CygWin
Free Software Foundation
HP-UX Solaris OpenSolaris AIX Gnu Linux FreeBSD OpenBSD CygWin

About PHAlanx



  • AIX 5, 6, 7 on Power-5, Power-6, Power-7
  • Solaris 8, 9, 10, 11 on Sparc, x86
  • OpenSolaris on x86
  • HP-UX 11.1 on PA-RISC
  • HP-UX 11.2, 11.3 on PA-RISC, Itanium
  • Debian, Ubuntu on i686
  • RHEL, Fedora, Centos on i686
  • SLES, OpenSUSE on i686
  • Slackware, Gentoo on i686
  • FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD on x86
  • CygWin on x86
PHAlanx Screenshots @ SourceForge ( Updated 2012/07/23 )