Software Update: Beyond Compare 4.2.2 build 22384

Scooter Software has released version 4.2.2 of Beyond Compare. This very extensive program, which is available for Windows, Linux and now also for OS X, allows files to be compared. In addition, it is possible to compare complete folders, ftp locations and archives. Beyond Compare is available in a standard and a pro version, for Prices that start at $30. The mutual differences can be this page are being found. In version 4.2.2, the following improvements have been made:


  • macOS/Linux: Fixed ESC key not closing the Folder Compare “Compare Contents” dialog. (Broken in 4.2.0)
  • Windows: Installer now registers BCompare.exe in the App Paths registry key so it can be used from the Windows Run dialog or ShellExecute without a path.
  • Windows: Added SHA-256 code signatures to pdftotext.exe and patch.exe.
  • macOS: Fixed crash at launch when Beyond is on a case sensitive file system and has been upgraded from a previous release. (Broken in 4.2.0)
  • macOS: Fixed crash when dragging & dropping an alias onto Beyond Compare.

Version number 4.2.2 build 22384
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Scooter Software
File sizes

12.00MB – 20.88MB

License type Shareware