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I'm aware of mktorrent, and know how to use it, but for testing purposes I require a utility that will also include the MD5 hash of every file in the torrent in the torrent meta info. I realize that the MD5 hash for each file isn't typically used with most modern torrent apps and is superfluous, but I'm hoping there's a utility out there I missed that supports this.

Any suggestions?

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You can use this one : http://www.robertnitsch.de/projects:py3createtorrent

But you need to have python installed for this one .

"py3createtorrent is a comprehensive shell/commandline utility for creating torrents (Linux & Windows). It's a GPL-licensed Python v3.1 script. I tested it with Ubuntu 8.04 / rTorrent and Windows 7 / µTorrent."

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John, if you think this reply answers your question, accept it(give a tick mark on the bottom of the question), otherwise leave a comment stating why it is not helping you . –  The Dark Knight Sep 27 '12 at 8:11
    
Sorry for the delay in accepting, had a busy evening and didn't get a chance to check back in. Yup this is perfect, thank you -- it needn't be pretty, just need some test data. Would've preferred a Python 2 version but that's a minor issue. Thanks again! –  John Carter Sep 27 '12 at 16:21
    
you are welcome mate . –  The Dark Knight Sep 27 '12 at 18:39
    
FYI: As of py3createtorrent 0.9.5 the MD5 hashes need to be requested explicitly by providing the --md5 switch. This makes the torrent creation much faster in the default case. (bitbucket.org/rsnitsch/py3createtorrent/commits/…) –  robert May 14 '13 at 17:49

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