Beyond Compare Releases

Released: Aug 13, 2021

Updates in 4.4.x

4.4.0 (build 25886)

Updated Aug 13, 2021

Features

  • Notable Changes
    • Added support for TLS 1.3.
    • Various enhancements for SFTP support.
    • Updated Dropbox profiles to use new short-lived access tokens.
  • Cloud Services
    • Added support for TLS 1.3.
    • Updated Dropbox profiles to use new short-lived access tokens.
  • File Views
    • Linux: Added support for https:// URLs.
  • FTP
    • Added support for Ed25519 SSH keys.
    • Added support for OpenSSH's newer private key format.
    • Added support for hmac-sha2-256-etm@openssh.com SSH...

Released: Oct 9, 2019

Updates in 4.3.x

4.3.7 (build 25118)

Updated Oct 2, 2020

Fixes

  • macOS: Fixed slow scrolling on macOS 11 Big Sur.
  • macOS: Fixed regressions in 4.3.6 that caused blurry text on retina displays and slow scrolling performance in macOS 10.15 and earlier.
  • macOS: Fixed SVN profile support on macOS 11 Big Sur.

4.3.6 (build 25063)

Updated Sep 10, 2020

Fixes

  • MacOS: Fixed graphical issues when running on MacOS 11 Big Sur.
  • MacOS: Fixed buttons & checkboxes incorrectly using small control sizes/fonts.
  • Changed "OS X" to...

Released: May 28, 2019

Updates in 4.2.10 (build 23938)

Features

  • Notable Changes
    • Windows: Added support for Windows 10 case sensitive folders.
  • Cloud Services
    • Windows: OneDrive authentication now uses the default system web browser instead of an embedded one.
  • Folder Compare
    • Windows: Added support for Windows 10 case sensitive folders.
  • Misc
    • Windows: Embedded web browser used for "View as Webpage" and "Check For Updates" will now use newer Internet Explorer engines, up to IE11, if they're available.
    • Added Beyond Compare's CPU architecture to Check for...

Released: Jan 15, 2019

Updates in 4.2.9 (build 23626)

Features

  • Upgraded OneDrive support to use the Microsoft Graph API.
  • Added support for institutional ("Work or school") accounts.

Fixes

  • Fixed support for OneDrive, which was using a discontinued service.
  • Fixed setting last modified times for folders.

Released: Aug 30, 2017

Updates in 4.2.3 Build 22587

Features

  • MP3 Compare - Improved handling of AENC, GEOB, and APIC tags.
  • Options - Added "Minimum clip length" to clipboard manager to avoid saving passwords or other short text (defaults to 32).

Fixes

  • Cloud Services - Fixed WebDAV showing invalid subfolders with the same name as the parent folder.
  • Command Line - Linux: Fixed excessive CPU usage when launching a second comparison from the command line.
  • FTP - Unix: Fixed crash when loading an FTP profile with the timezone set to Rome.
  • Misc - View...

Released: Sep 30, 2016

Updates in 4.1.9.21719

Fixes

  • OS X: Fixed SSL/TLS-based profiles (FTPS, WebDAV, Dropbox, Amazon S3) crashes on macOS Sierra.
  • OS X/Linux: Fixed Hex Compare Find never completing.

Released: Dec 17, 2015

Updates in this release

Updates in 4.1.3.20814

Notable Changes

  • Fixed Hex Compare truncated comparison results for large files with a difference at the very end.
  • Fixed support for creating multiple OneDrive profiles so it will prompt for login information every time.
  • OS X/Linux: Fixed support for FTP file transfers larger than 2GB.
  • Fixed "Unsupported cipher" error when opening an SFTP connection to mod_ftpd servers (e.g.,wpengine.com).
  • OS X: Fixed support for using Asian input methods.
  • Stability improvements.

Archives...

Released: Nov 9, 2015

Updates in this release

Updates in 4.1.2.20720

Notable Changes

  • Improved performance and stability, especially under OS X.
  • Fixed connection issues introduced by IPv6 support.
  • Numerous bug fixes and tweaks.

Archives

  • Added support for creating new .tar.bz2 archives.
  • Newly created archive files are now initialized with default data instead of being created as zero byte files.
  • Fixed creating a new 7-zip .7z archive.
  • Fixed load error when loading a snapshot of an empty Folder Compare.

File Formats

  • Removed no longer supported...

Released: Sep 25, 2015

Updates in this release

Updates in 4.1.1.20615

Notable Changes

  • Added "Use IPv6 when available" tweak.
  • Fixed crash when opening "File Formats" dialog from an empty MP3, Registry, or Version Compare session.
  • Fixed exporting file formats either exporting the wrong formats or crashing.

Released: Sep 22, 2015

Updates in this release

Updates in 4.1.0.20575

Notable Changes

  • Windows/Linux: Added 64-bit version that handles significantly larger comparisons.
  • Linux: Updated user interface to use Qt 4.8 instead of Qt 3.3.
  • Windows: Comparing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets (.xls, .xlsx) is now significantly faster and no longer requires Excel.
  • OS X/Linux: Added support for Microsoft Word documents and Excel spreadsheets (.doc, .docx, .xls,.xlsx).
  • Windows: Added support for Microsoft OneDrive.
  • OS X/Linux: Added read/write support...