An MD5 digest value is a compact digital signature, 32 digits in length, calculated for a long stream of binary data (a download file in this case).
By verifying the MD5 digital signature value published for the download file is exactly the same as the value you obtain for the file you have downloaded, you can be sure the file you have on your PC is exactly the same file that is on the website server and therefore free from alterations and damage.
To calculate the MD5 digital signature of the downloaded file, you can use this MD5 calculator utiltiy or any MD5 calculator of your choice.
If you wish to verify the download file, then perform the following:
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