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Calculate MD5 checksum for a file in PHP


The md5_file() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to generate the md5 hash value of a given file. This function returns a string on success otherwise it returns FALSE.


<?php

// PHP program to illustrate
// md5_file()
function $gfg = md5_file("gfg.txt");

echo $gfg;

?>

Output

1d4e50ae1992ad8adf2f7bb6ee4dd0cd

With optional parameter $raw with different values TRUE and FALSE.


<?php
// PHP program to illustrate
// md5_file() function

// Without optional parameter
echo md5_file("gfg.txt") . "\n";

// with optional parameter
$raw = FALSE (by default)

// no changes in result
echo md5_file("gfg.txt", FALSE) . "\n";

// with optional parameter
$raw = TRUE

// result changed
echo md5_file("gfg.txt", TRUE) . "\n";

?>

Output

1d4e50ae1992ad8adf2f7bb6ee4dd0cd
1d4e50ae1992ad8adf2f7bb6ee4dd0cd ????/{??M??


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