Verify Many Tricks’ app downloads

Last change: Jan 31, 2019
[Desktop Curtain 3.0.9 • Moom 3.2.14 • Witch 4.3.2]

The following table provides a SHA-2 cryptographic hash for each of our apps. Huh? What’s all that gobbledygook mean? Basically, it means you can use these hash values to insure that the app(s) you download from our server match what we uploaded to our server.

How can you check your download? After downloading one of our apps, open Terminal (in Applications > Utilities), type shasum -a 256 and then press the space bar, but don’t press Return. Now drag in the disk image (DMG) you downloaded from our site, and press Return. Here’s what you’d see for Butler (version 4.1.23) if you were to do that:

$ shasum -a 256 butler4123.dmg 
7de67e08e0bcffbdf3c5a2af73f84654b7dc5db5e95d61e42e74d863eb3d06fc butler4123.dmg

That big string starting with 7de67e08e0bc… is the SHA-2 hash, and that’s the value you want to check against the table below. If the string shown in Terminal differs from what’s shown in the table below for the same app, please let us know, and do not install the app!

Main Apps Version SHA-2 Hash
Butler 4.3.0 b0ad27a97d0d140e17546d2734cbbd6e15282d42d69e1a00b16cba6fb6f44d4c
Desktop Curtain 3.0.9 7423d3f2b1b58f385192d70491097fe9176f11c44e8bf9c0241b2178adfc97a9
Keymou (Keymo) 1.2.6 5d9f74cfc915ea580b09b10db6e0170f310159e95d943910950bcc819819916c
Leech 3.1.3 3984f812b481714419804e44d3940742780188420f4d396bdc5333e8b120e06c
Moom 3.2.14 b0aeabb055faf5588ee2d04179545edecb489ad9cad4f125e79d2ad2d9471ba5
Name Mangler 3.4.1 040b98d0d0da0f4457b6186d9a3854165bf59dad3b45e61f5df6dbee4173c710
Resolutionator 1.1.2 c0098c95e6aa8d828e14342393f51800a19c6807d25d36dc232a6f3d75f56216
Time Sink 2.0.1 d4453a1cd9c2219368b82e86dfa89bcca5a74b28a70ff1e31284c35bfb4b3b31
Usher 1.1.17 304c406d9034d83ab8983cebdaed3994ee13791069e1af9dce2590a14af1c3af
Witch 4.3.2 cbd7305fff9ef2d2c0c274c5a727bbb801688e21b0969fc132c736655e48821f
Baubleries Version SHA-2 Hash
Displaperture 1.4.1 538467860d4eab2ec3a76895556484a9d6c01877dd03dcf956fcf3340485cb37
Key Codes 2.1 60ec4c0cef5e97943c91e4ed317434bcaddd4cdbce93368d8bca9db9d45c60e2
Menu Bar Tint 1.2 cecdb96f99680af3da052963ebaf92a61e5c14cc3d1b5fac75bedd76122470d5
Open-With Manager 0.9.2 1cedc9a11488f704e67261483f3ac2b52039e701931133d4d0fd431024c00c62
Safari Guardian 1.2.2 cbe6588f8407eae91015378f5d02c8a2ba19cf13c37f888a892c8f39fc268a72
Service Scrubber 1.1.5 4377717775344b7ac99a577813e2ed328e0b7c283d5a43799bbf41f7537b20ea

Note: If you would like to verify an older version of any of our apps, please contact us with the app name and version number, and we’ll send you the SHA-2 hash.

SHA-2 hashes are long and complicated, so comparing them can be a bit of a pain. Here’s a way to make the task simpler. Assuming you’ve already downloaded an app, copy (double-click the hash then press Command-C) that app’s hash value from the above table.

Next, in Terminal, type expr `shasum -a 256 and press the space bar. Drag in the downloaded DMG file, which will add its complete path to what you’ve typed. Press the space bar again, then type (or paste) | cut -d ' ' -f 1` =. Finally, press the space bar once more, then press Command-V to paste your copied value. The final command will look something like this (for Moom 3.2.6):

expr `shasum -a 256 moom326.dmg | cut -d ' ' -f 1` = 482dd69788ac707f13483631eae5aaef7fcc356b688d51e359a3b69fc531a143

When you press Return, the output will either be 0 or 1. If it’s 1, all is fine—the above command compares the two values, and if they’re the same, it returns 1. But if you get a 0 as the returned value, then the hashes disagree. Please do not install the app you downloaded, and contact us immediately.

This table will be updated each time we update any of our apps.

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