WinMerge 2.8 (stable) released

WinMerge is a Windows tool for visual difference display and merging, for both files and directories. Unicode support. Flexible syntax coloring editor. Windows Shell integration. Regexp filtering. Side-by-side line diff and highlights diffs inside lines.

New in version 2.8 since 2.6.x stable releases:
- Tabbed interface for compare windows
- Folder compare is now multi threaded - speed improvement
- New PO files based translation system
- New linefilter implementation (fixes e.g. line-end matching bug)
- Open binary files to file compare
- Allow hiding margin in file compare
- New backup file options
- Improved line filter dialog
- Printing improvements
- Match lines inside differences
- Create HTML reports from file compare
- New dialog for selecting folder compare columns
- New icon for Shell Integration
- Fixed bug WinMerge could not detect UTF-8 files without BOM
- Resolve conflict files (CVS, SVN, ...)
- New translations: Croatian and Portuguese

The new version can be downloaded from

NOTE: 7-zip plugin installer is downloadable from:

Posted by Christian List 2008-04-07

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