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Last Update:

28 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kimmo Varis Denis Bradford Dean Grimm Laurent Ganier Tim Gerundt Perry Rapp


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2.16.20 | Updated: 28 Apr 2022



Downloads of v 2.16.20:



Software Author(s):

  • Kimmo Varis Denis Bradford Dean Grimm Laurent Ganier Tim Gerundt Perry Rapp

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winmerge 2.16.20

This is not the latest version of winmerge available.

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Scan Testing Successful:

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall winmerge, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade winmerge -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.16.20'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade winmerge -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.16.20'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install winmerge
    name: winmerge
    version: '2.16.20'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'winmerge' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.16.20'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller winmerge
    Name     = "winmerge"
    Version  = "2.16.20"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'winmerge':
  ensure   => '2.16.20',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 28 Apr 2022.



WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both
folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName    = 'WinMerge'
$url32          = ''
$checksum32     = 'a1473765160f6472454f2cc2e1492be0b58f608912f58eba2bcb68c6a8822fdd'
$checksumType32 = 'sha256'
$url64          = ''
$checksum64     = '0a8eefca8462b6d6ba631087d57bf7b7b0f4a9c7576c07c3e4ec704431134e2c'
$checksumType64 = 'sha256'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $packageName
  fileType               = 'EXE'
  url                    = $url32
  checksum               = $checksum32
  checksumType           = $checksumType32
  url64bit               = $url64
  checksum64             = $checksum64
  checksumType64         = $checksumType64
  silentArgs             = '/VERYSILENT /SP- /NORESTART'
  validExitCodes         = @(0)
  registryUninstallerKey = $packageName

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
winmerge 2.16.22 27900 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Approved
winmerge 2.16.20 30155 Thursday, April 28, 2022 Approved
winmerge 2.16.18 32562 Friday, January 28, 2022 Approved
winmerge 2.16.16 30878 Thursday, October 28, 2021 Approved
winmerge 23663 Sunday, August 29, 2021 Approved
winmerge 2.16.14 12853 Monday, July 26, 2021 Approved
winmerge 2.16.13-pre20210622 260 Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Exempted
winmerge 2.16.12 13665 Friday, May 28, 2021 Approved
winmerge 2.16.11-pre20210328 261 Monday, March 29, 2021 Exempted
winmerge 2.16.10 31949 Saturday, January 30, 2021 Approved
winmerge 2.16.9-pre20201129 213 Monday, November 30, 2020 Exempted
winmerge 38155 Sunday, September 13, 2020 Approved
winmerge 2.16.8 13741 Friday, August 28, 2020 Approved
winmerge 2.16.7-pre20200726 233 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Exempted
winmerge 7236 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Approved
Winmerge 84309 Monday, October 7, 2019 Approved
Winmerge 2.16.4 73701 Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Approved
Winmerge 2.16.2 35604 Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Approved
winmerge 25010 Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Approved
winmerge 2.16.0 7372 Monday, November 26, 2018 Approved
winmerge 52998 Friday, February 24, 2017 Approved
winmerge 2.14.0 50514 Monday, April 29, 2013 Approved
winmerge 2.12.14 1467 Thursday, August 9, 2012 Approved
WinMerge 2.12.4 654 Friday, August 3, 2012 Approved



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