Frequently Asked Questions
What is a UUID?

A universally unique identifier (UUID) is a 128-bit number used to identify information in computer systems. The term globally unique identifier (GUID) is also used, often in software created by Microsoft.

What version UUID generator is this?

This generator creates Version-1 UUIDs (using a timestamp and the MAC address of your computer). For more information on UUID versions, check out this Wikipedia article.

Why use this particular online UUID generator?

This unique ID generator is part of an actual Retool app, so you can edit it yourself. For example, you could incorporate it into a larger Retool app, and write it directly to your database.

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