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WinMerge (jp)

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/28/2015.

WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. In addition to original, japanese edition supports several features (details here

To install WinMerge (jp), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install winmerge-jp

To upgrade WinMerge (jp), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade winmerge-jp


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = "winmerge-jp"
    $fileType = "exe"
    $installerName = 'WinMerge-' -replace "\.(\d+)-",'+-jp-$1-'
    $installerName64 = $installerName -replace "-Setup","-x64-Setup"
    $url = "$" -replace "\+-jp","-jp"
    $url64 = "$" -replace "\+-jp","-jp"
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    try {
    	$chocTempDir = Join-Path $env:TEMP "chocolatey"
    	$tempDir = Join-Path $chocTempDir "$packageName"
    	if (![System.IO.Directory]::Exists($tempDir)) {[System.IO.Directory]::CreateDirectory($tempDir)}
    	$zipfile = Join-Path $tempDir "$($packageName).zip"
    	$unzipdir = Join-Path $tempDir "$($packageName).unzip"
    	Write-Host "Zipfile: [$zipfile]"
    	if (-not (Test-Path $zipfile)) {
    		Get-ChocolateyWebFile $packageName $zipfile $url $url64
    	} else {
    		Write-Host "Zipfile is already downloaded."
    	if (Get-ProcessorBits 64 -and -not $env:chocolateyForceX86) {
    		$file = Join-Path $unzipdir $installerName64
    	} else {
    		$file = Join-Path $unzipdir $installerName
    	Write-Host "Installer: $file"
    	if (-not (Test-Path $file)) {
    		Get-ChocolateyUnzip "$zipfile" $unzipdir $specificFolder $packageName | Out-Null
    	} else {
    		Write-Host "Installer is already extracted."
    	Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $file -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    	Remove-Item -path "$tempDir" -recurse -force
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess "$packageName"
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure "$packageName" $($_.Exception.Message)
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = "winmerge-jp"
    try {
      $key = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall"
      $key64 = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall"
      $entries = (Get-ChildItem $key) + (Get-ChildItem $key64)
      $target = $entries|?{$_.GetValue("DisplayName") -match "WinMerge"}
      if (-not $target) {
        Write-Host "$packageName is not installed."
      } else {
        $uninst = $target.GetValue('UninstallString')
        Write-Host "Uninstall $packageName by [$uninst]"
        & cmd /c "$uninst" /VERYSILENT /SP- /NORESTART
      Write-ChocolateySuccess "$packageName"
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure "$packageName" $($_.Exception.Message)

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Takashi Sawanaka


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
WinMerge (jp) 719 Friday, June 5, 2015 approved
WinMerge (jp) 337 Monday, April 20, 2015 approved
winmerge-jp 2.14.0+-jp-59 585 Friday, November 28, 2014 exempted
winmerge-jp 2.14.0+-jp-56 282 Friday, November 28, 2014 exempted
winmerge-jp 2.14.0+-jp-51 487 Wednesday, September 17, 2014  
winmerge-jp 2.14.0+-jp-49 304 Tuesday, August 19, 2014  
winmerge-jp 2.14.0+-jp-45 378 Friday, July 11, 2014  
winmerge-jp 2.14.0+-jp-43 354 Friday, May 30, 2014  
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