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Beyond Compare

4.1.7.21529

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 8/24/2016.

This is the trial version of Beyond Compare. It will work for 30 days, and after that it requires a license.

To install Beyond Compare, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install beyondcompare --version 4.1.7.21529

To upgrade Beyond Compare, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade beyondcompare --version 4.1.7.21529

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $LCID = (Get-Culture).LCID
    $german = @(3079,1031,5127,4103,2055)
    $french = @(2060,11276,3084,9228,12300,1036,5132,13324,6156,14348,10252,4108,7180)
    $japanese = @(17, 1041)
    
    $version = '4.1.7.21529'
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = 'beyondcompare'
      fileType      = 'exe'
      url           = $url
      silentArgs = '/SP- /VERYSILENT /NORESTART'
    
      checksum      = ''
      checksumType  = 'md5'
    }
    
    $checksumde = '9A379F00070DC8672AC30D1A3272E534'
    $checksumfr = '8150F649A909C1E40B6B940D8B70A070'
    $checksumjp = '1D503709FE2F0A6111FE56E6271F977E'
    $checksum = '4899D66C1C328239C9561C375E66A461'
    
    if ($german -contains $LCID)
    {
        $packageArgs.url = 'https://secure.scootersoftware.com/BCompare-de-'+$version+'.exe'
        $packageArgs.checksum = $checksumde
    }
    elseif ($french -contains $LCID)
    {
        $packageArgs.url = 'https://secure.scootersoftware.com/BCompare-fr-'+$version+'.exe'
        $packageArgs.checksum = $checksumfr
    }
    elseif ($japanese -contains $LCID)
    {
        $packageArgs.url = 'https://secure.scootersoftware.com/BCompare-jp-'+$version+'.exe'
        $packageArgs.checksum = $checksumjp
    }
    else
    {
        $packageArgs.url = 'https://secure.scootersoftware.com/BCompare-'+$version+'.exe'
        $packageArgs.checksum = $checksum
    }
    
    # This is necessary to avoid Invoke-WebRequest failing with "The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel."
    [Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'beyondcompare'
    $packageSearch = "Beyond Compare"
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Get-ItemProperty -Path @('HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                             'HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                             'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                     -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
    | Where-Object { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch*" } `
    | ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                                   -FileType "$installerType" `
                                                   -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                                                   -File "$($_.UninstallString)" `
                                                   -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }

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Dependencies

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Scooter Software

Copyright

© 1996-2015 Scooter Software Inc

Tags

Release Notes

4.1.7.21529 - August 19, 2016

Notable Changes
  • Text Merge output files will now be written using file format external conversion settings.
  • Various fixes and improvements.
Archives
  • Upgraded 7-zip libraries to 16.02 to fix code execution vulnerability in UDF (.img, .iso) decoder (CVE-2016-2334 and CVE-2016-2335).
  • Windows: Added support for PKZip v1 legacy compression algorithms (Implode, Reduce, Shrink).
Cloud Services
  • Fixed support for Unicode paths and filenames on SharePoint WebDAV servers.
  • Fixed support for connecting to Amazon S3 buckets in the eu-west-1 region that were created in 2013 and earlier.
  • Fixed resource leak when uploading/downloading from Microsoft OneDrive.
  • Windows: "Open With" for WebDAV profiles now passes http:// URLs to the requested application instead of BC-specific profile: ones.
  • Improved error message if an S3 bucket is stored in an unrecognized AWS region.
  • Fixed loading WebDAV folder listings that include empty getcontentlength entries.
Command Line
  • Fixed /fileviewer= switch to use fixed English phrases instead of translated strings.
File Formats
  • OS X/Linux: Fixed importing file formats with external helper executables.
  • Fixed loading .docx files that have been modified using MiniZip.
File Views
  • "Save File Using Profile" now handles "Editing disabled" just like "Save File on File System As" does.
  • Changed button caption in "Save Changes?" confirmation dialog from "Save None" to "Discard All".
Installer
  • .msi packages now use SHA-256 code signing signatures instead of SHA-1 ones.
Misc
  • Fixed support for scrolling using laptops/tablets with precision touchpads (.e.g, Surface Pro).
  • OS X: Fixed support for Beyond Compare "Services" menu extensions in apps other than Finder.
  • Added Japanese as an official language.
  • Time limited license keys now show a warning on the Home view when close to the expiration, and show the expiration date in the About dialog.
Options
  • Improved appearance of Options dialog and Home view for themes with dark backgrounds.
Reports
  • Fixed Picture Compare Report to use printer DPI instead of screen DPI.
  • Fixed Picture Compare Report handling of empty comparison.
  • Fixed plain text output of right justified text.
  • Fixed plain text output handling of gap lines.
  • Fixed Table Compare plain text output of interleaved headers.
Table Compare
  • Fixed performance regression introduced in 4.1.4.
Text Views
  • Windows: Fixed displaying emoji characters when "Enable font linking in editors" is enabled.
  • Linux: Fixed slow performance when long lines are visible.
Text Merge
  • Output files will now be written using file format external conversion settings.
Crashes
  • Windows: Fixed crash when opening a file on 64-bit Windows.
  • Windows: Fixed crash when opening Options dialog to Tweaks panel while DisableCheckForUpdates registry tweak is active.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Beyond Compare 4.2.9.20190508 1955 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.9.23626 6700 Wednesday, January 16, 2019 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.8.23479 4123 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.7.23425 648 Friday, October 26, 2018 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.6.23150 5560 Saturday, July 14, 2018 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.5.23088 2003 Saturday, June 16, 2018 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.4.22795 8005 Wednesday, January 31, 2018 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.3.22587 7045 Thursday, August 31, 2017 approved
Beyond Compare 4.2.2.22384 3485 Saturday, May 20, 2017 approved
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