Verify Many Tricks’ app downloads

Last change: Oct 3, 2018
[Many apps updated]

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 4.2.2 0436316a410dca02faa1e9eb276d4471193663c6184dab221295a1884e5265a7
Desktop Curtain 3.0.8 ebc2b908bad8e3591dd7cf4c499350356cf759e48ac747a91575668eb68a00db
Keymou (Keymo) 1.2.6 5d9f74cfc915ea580b09b10db6e0170f310159e95d943910950bcc819819916c
Leech 3.1.2 8b8c6bf84ced03e5b0b00229898c64befc3cb6e4be25d9f88356a78bb3e97c73
Moom 3.2.12 3ad4f410be9be95cb20c2e5e85d4563298c85e40c474ab2e73c9b9c9969d64f7
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 70e686811b766ba1551dd4e6058096beb06959bb4899e19ed2daf66bf66f8f51
Baubleries Version SHA-2 Hash
Displaperture 1.4 ce6d01fbb300d32f81ff1123d20804ac6eeb5b6b650c1d80e09105c58679db72
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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