WinMerge Portable 2.8 Released

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Submitted by Ryan McCue on April 11, 2008 - 3:35pm

WinMerge logoWinMerge Portable 2.8 has been released. WinMerge Portable is a popular differencing tool, useful for comparing files or directories. This new release updates WinMerge to the latest version and has improved integration with the Platform. It's packaged in Format for easy use from any portable device and integration with the Suite. Best of all, it's open source and completely free.

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WinMerge Portable Screenshot WinMerge Portable is a free file and folder comparing tool for Windows with lots of great features:

  • Visual differencing and merging of text files
  • Flexible editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap
  • Handles DOS, UNIX and MAC text file formats
  • Difference pane shows current difference in two vertical panes
  • Highlights differences inside lines in file compare
  • Regular Expression based file filters in directory compare allow excluding and including items
  • Creates patch files

New In This Release

This new release updates WinMerge to 2.8 (change log) and adds language integration with the upcoming Platform release. Installer / Format

WinMerge Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. WinMerge Portable is packaged in the Format, so it automatically works with the Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


WinMerge Portable is available for immediate download from the WinMerge Portable homepage. Get it today!

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I don't even remember making this post. On that topic, where are my pants... Blum

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Thanks Ryan/John for the update.

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