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Author Topic: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released  (Read 5269 times)

Darwin

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BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« on: April 20, 2008, 01:30:11 PM »
Scooter Software have released the first public beta of the long awaited BeyondCompare 3. Announcement here.

I have it installed but haven't really had a chance to play with it.
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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2008, 07:54:11 PM »
We have a site license for BC2 at work, I wish the upgrade was free or that my company decides to upgrade :) The syntax coloring for src code is a big feature.

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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2008, 07:59:26 PM »
The addition of secure ftp support is a HUGE addition for me, thought testing in previous versions would crash on me.  Not sure if it's stable yet.  When it is, it will be a great thing.

Don't miss the long review of Beyond Compare version 2 on DC:
http://www.donationc...pareTools/index.html

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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2008, 08:21:35 AM »
Whoa, they're finally releasing a v3 beta? :P
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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2008, 09:35:21 AM »
Whoa, they're finally releasing a v3 beta? :P

That was my reaction, too  ;D
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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2008, 04:06:44 PM »
Looks like they've copied some of Araxis Merge's best features:

# Full in-pane editor with dynamic re-comparisons
# Adaptive gutter buttons for copying sections
# 3-way text merge

Nice!

(Many more additions listed here: http://www.scooterso...o.php?zz=newfeatures )


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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2008, 04:25:27 PM »
the lack of in pane editor was the greatest weakness of version 2, so it's definitely great news.
btw: version 3 will be released for linux, so this is big news for the linux crowd.

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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2008, 05:21:55 PM »
Three years ago, mouser said:

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And with the announcement that version 3 is coming soon and will include in-place editing, the decision to choose Beyond Compare for this award was an easy one

Strange conception of "soon" they have at Scooter Software :D. I wonder how it'll compare against the competition, especially WinMerge, which made great progress during the past months.

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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2008, 05:57:48 PM »
btw: version 3 will be released for linux, so this is big news for the linux crowd.
I hope that doesn't mean they're using one of those horribly bloated and non-native-skinning crossplatform toolkits :/
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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2008, 09:29:50 PM »
I'm not sure how it compares (! :greenclp:) with other similar software and BeyondCompare in particular, but SwiftCompare is free today at GAOTD. It installed OK and can compare folder and/or files.
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Re: BeyondCompare 3 Beta released
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2008, 01:57:46 AM »
- and today SwiftCompare is 50% off at Deal of the Day, making it $13.50
- but SwiftCompare is not Vistable.

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