how to install Winmerge in windows


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WinMerge 2.12.4 is the latest stable version, and it is a must have tool for developers. It simply helps users in tracking out the changes took place between the various versions of a project and then helps in merging them in to that. Its very easy to understand everything in WinMerge, as it shows the differences in visual text formats and will help users in handling them.

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how to install Winmerge in windows

  1. 1. WinMerge Download
  2. 2. WinMerge Download <ul><li>WinMerge is a very useful tool for developers, which helps in tracking and controlling changes between the different versions of a software project. It is an open source “visual text file differencing and merging tool” specially for Win32 platforms. It basically determines that, what kind of changes have been taken place between the different versions of a project and then it helps in merging the changes between versions. </li></ul>
  3. 3. WinMerge Download <ul><li>Features of WinMerge :- </li></ul><ul><li>Does Visual differencing & merging of Text files. </li></ul><ul><li>Capable of handling Mac, Dos & Unix text files formats. </li></ul><ul><li>Capable of creating Patch files. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Unicode support </li></ul><ul><li>It highlights differences inside lines in file comparison. </li></ul><ul><li>Capable of generating HTML report with highlighting differences. </li></ul><ul><li>A useful flexible editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap. </li></ul>
  4. 4. WinMerge Download <ul><li>How to Install - </li></ul><ul><li>First of all, start the WinMerge-version-setup.exe files (also known as Installer Executable). </li></ul><ul><li>When the Window opens, click the next option. </li></ul><ul><li>Click next on license agreement window. </li></ul><ul><li>Accept the location for WinMerge in destination location page.You can also go with other location, but expert's advice says to go with its own folder and click next. </li></ul><ul><li>Now, from the select component page, select one of the preconfigured installations in the top control. The listings of the components includes, Filters (File filter files), Plugins (Plugins & scripts), Languages. After choosing them, click next. </li></ul><ul><li>For configuring a shortcut for WinMerge by selecting start Menu folder page.And, accept the default setting for creating a program shortcut or specifying the different folder. But you should check the option before creating the start menu folder. Now, click next. </li></ul>
  5. 5. WinMerge Download <ul><li>Define any additional task in the select additional tasks page enabling the option explorer context menu Integration, because it will enable basic WinMerge shell integration.Integrate with TortoiseCVS,Sets WinMerge for the TortoiseCVS diff application. Integrate with TortoiseSVN. Sets WinMerge as the TortoiseSVN diff application, Integrate with ClearCase. Sets WinMerge as the ClearCase diff and merge application, Create a Desktop shortcut. Adds the WinMerge shortcut on your Desktop.Create a Quick Launch shortcut, Adds the WinMerge shortcut in to Quick Launch bar.Now, Click Next. </li></ul><ul><li>Now, get ready yourself, where you can verify selections. If you are having some doubt, you can go back to the previous page for resetting or otherwise, click the button Install. </li></ul><ul><li>When the installation process is done, a final page will be displayed on your screen. From the check box, make sure that, WinMerge start menu is opening or not and the application has been started or not. </li></ul>
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  7. 7. WinMerge Download <ul><li>Common Errors :- </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the commonerrors, which you will find in WinMerge are :- </li></ul><ul><li>“ X-WinMerge.exe – Application error” </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK for terminating the program. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The install Shield engine “X-WinMerge.exe” could not be launched – error loading type library/dll.” </li></ul><ul><li>The instructions at &quot;0x6xxxxxxx&quot; refrences memory at &quot;0X6xxxxxxx&quot;, memory can not be “read”. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;X-WinMerge.exe System Error, Object Name not found&quot; </li></ul>
  8. 8. WinMerge Download <ul><li>Free Download WinMerge </li></ul>
  9. 9. WinMerge Download <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>