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Patch Maker for Windows

By ClickteamFreeUser Rating

Key Details of Patch Maker

  • Create update patches that contain only the code changed between versions.
  • Last updated on February 29, 2024
  • There have been 9 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

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Developer's Description

Create update patches that contain only the code changed between versions.

The life of a software product is usually marked by the release of different versions. One version differs from the previous one by a small number of changes. Some sections of code in the executable files are different, new files may be added, some even deleted. What the author of the product usually does, is provide a new version of the files either as a new re-installable product or just the modified files, compressed. The above procedure is very wasteful though. For example, if a file of 1Mg has only had say 10Kb altered within it, then why create an update patch that requires the full 1Mb. It would be far more efficient if just the altered data were used. Well this is the purpose of Patch Maker. This utility saves a huge amount of bytes by storing just the differences between files and even compressing this data.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
May 5, 2003
Latest update
February 29, 2024
Version
1.2
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 10
Additional Requirements
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
256,711
Downloads Last Week
2

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User Reviews

4.6/5

22 User Votes