WinMerge - differencing and merging tool

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  1. mood

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    WinMerge 2.16.14 Released (July 25, 2021)
    Website
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    What Is New in 2.16.14
    General
    • Fixed an issue where the WinMerge process might not terminate even though the
      WinMerge window was closed.
    File compare
    • BugFix: Fixed an infinite loop when "find what" in the substitution filters
      is empty.
    Folder compare
    • BugFix: Fix an issue where a file is deselected when returning to the folder
      compare window after opening the file compare window by double-clicking
      the file in the folder compare window. (PR #857)
    • Right click context menu - Compare files or folders in a new tab (#232,#277)
    Binary compare
    • BugFix: Fixed an issue where window titles may not be updated
    Image compare
    • winmerge shows (differences) rotated image (winmerge/winimerge #20)
    • Added following menu items to the context menu
      • Rotate Right 90deg
      • Rotate Left 90deg
      • Flip Vertically
      • Flip Horizontally
    Options dialog
    • Add preference option to clear "Don't ask this question again"
      CompareLargeFiles choice (#772, PR #859)
    Select Files or Folders dialog
    • BugFix: Fix the Select Files or Folders dialog. (PR #882,#892)
    Plugins
    • BugFix: CompareMSExcelFiles.sct: "This picture only contains a bitmap" was
      displayed when comparing Excel files that contain shapes.
    • BugFix: CString rangestr = (argc > 0) ? argv[0] : GetColumnRangeString();
      (#853)
    • Improve plugin system (editor script) (PR #871)
    • New unpacker plugins:
      • PrettifyHTML
      • PrettifyYAML
      • ValidateHTML
      • QueryYAML
      • SelectColumns
      • SelectLines
      • ReverseColumns
      • ReverseLines
      • Replace
    • New editor script plugins:
      • PrettifyHTML
      • PrettifyYAML
      • SelectColumns
      • SelectLines
      • ReverseColumns
      • ReverseLines
      • Replace
    • Updated Apache Tika to version 2.0.0
    • Updated yq to version 4.11.1
    Command line
    • Added /l command line option (osdn.net #41528)
    • Added /t, /table-delimiter, /new, /fileext and /inifile command line option
    Installer
    • Installer integrates with TortoiseGit and TortoiseSVN despite being told not
      to (#878)
    Translations
    Internals
    • BugFix: WinMerge doesn't build under Visual Studio 16.10.2 (#841)
    • BugFix: x64: LINK : warning LNK4010: invalid subsystem version number 5.01;
      default subsystem version assumed (#855)
    • BugFix: Project: heksedit cl : command line warning D9002: ignoring unknown
      option '/arch:SSE' (#861)
    • BugFix:ALL.vs2019.sln cl : command line warning D9035: option 'Gm' has been
      deprecated and will be removed in a future release (#862)
    • Resolves: Add continuous code security and quality analysis (PR #844, #843)
    • Improvement: Add check and error mesage in DownloadDeps.cmd that path to
      7-zip exists (#864)
     
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  4. mood

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    WinMerge 2.16.15 Beta Released (September 20, 2021)
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    What Is New in 2.16.15 Beta
    General
    • BugFix: WinMerge would crash when launched if the registry or INI file
      contained invalid values.
    • BugFix: Winmerge Crash when comparing 2 files from Windows Explorer context
      menu (#808, #908, #913)
    • BugFix: Incorrect text color for selected menu item on Windows 11
    • BugFix: 50% cpu use by winmergeu.exe after program closed (#903)
    • Digitally sign packages (#152)
    File compare
    • BugFix: The mouse cursor did not change to an hourglass when the files or
      plugins were taking a long time to load.
    • BugFix: Save Middle and Save Middle As menu items were not enabled when
      comparing three files.
    • BugFix: A two-pane window was displayed even though
      New (3panes) → Table menu item was selected.
    • BugFix: The height of each pane in the Diff pane was calculated incorrectly
      when comparing three files.
    • BugFix: Unicode SMP chars misrendered after performing a find (#914)
    • BugFix: Crash when pressing Shift+F4 key
    • BugFix: Replace slow (#940)
    • BugFix: When moving in the scroll pane, the selected position is incorrect
      (#970)
    • BugFix: When the Diff pane was redisplayed, the scroll position of the Diff
      pane was not appropriate. (osdn.net #42862)
    • Make "Do not close this box" checkbox in search window On by default (#941)
    Image compare
    • BugFix: Duplicate menu shortcut in translations (#905)
    • BugFix: Image comparison (winimerge #24)
    Project file
    • Add a feature to save/restore compare options to/from a project file.(#498)
      (PR #915)
    Options dialog
    • Add a feature to set items saved to or restored from the project file.
      (PR #953)
    Plugins
    • New unpacker plugins:
      • DecompileJVM
      • DecompileIL
      • DisassembleNative
    Command line
    • Added /c column number command line option
    • Added /EnableExitCode command line option
    Shell extension
    • BugFix: WinMerge's extended menu items were doubly inserted into the context
      menu of Explorer's navigation pane. (osdn.net #42702)
    • BugFix: Right click - compare - is unclear (#249)
    • Added a new DLL (WinMergeContextMenu.dll) for the Windows 11 Explorer context
      menu (currently unstable and not registered by default) (PR #954)
    Translations
    Internals
    • README.md: Make it clear that requirements are to build, not use the
      application (PR #942)
    • compiler-calculated maximum value for m_SourceDefs (PR #966)
    Known issues
    • Crashes when comparing large files (GitHub #325)
    • Very slow to compare significantly different directories (GitHub #322)
    • Vertical scrollbar breaks after pasting text (GitHub #296)
     
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