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WinMerge 7-Zip Plugin


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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 1/7/2018.

Merge7zInstaller is a stand-alone installer for 7-Zip integration.

To install WinMerge 7-Zip Plugin, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install winmerge-7z

To upgrade WinMerge 7-Zip Plugin, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade winmerge-7z


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $registryLocation = Get-Item -Path "HKLM:SOFTWARE\Thingamahoochie\WinMerge" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if (-not $registryLocation) {
      $registryLocation = Get-Item -Path "HKLM:SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Thingamahoochie\WinMerge" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if (-not $registryLocation) {
      Throw "Unable to location WinMerge in the registry; ensure WinMerge is installed for all users."
    $winMergeDir = Split-Path -Path $registryLocation.GetValue("Executable")
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      unzipLocation = $winMergeDir
      url           = ''
      checksum      = '50347322679148378B6975C0A8E398439187D7D710E708E5A216F1753DFC8C6B'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      zipFileName   = 'Merge7z0028-465-920.7z'
    Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Software Author(s)

  • WinMerge developers


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