WinMerge 2.4 (stable) released

WinMerge is a tool for visual difference display and merging, for both files and directories.

Some of the new features in version 2.4 since 2.2.4 stable release:
- Line-diff for all differences (enable/disable from menu View/View Line Differences)
- Compared paths shown in caption
- Highlight character difference in lines
- UI for project files (Open-dialog and File-menu)
- New (quick) compare method for directory compare (Options/compare)
- Copy lines with linenumbers from editor (Edit/Advanced)
- New options-dialog
- Own menus for directory and file compare
- Can open multiple file- and directory-compare windows
- Limit to single instance
- Allow selecting syntax highlight colors
- Show progressbar in directory compare statepane
- New plugin to show XML files
- Ability to compare big binary files and overall speed improvement
for comparing big files
- Improvements to archive support
- Simple folder compare reports
- Improvement to Shell Extension for re-selecting first item

The new version can be downloaded from

NOTE: 7-zip plugin installer is downloadable from:

Posted by Christian List 2005-09-30

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