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Beyond Compare 4 license for Windows, Mac, Linux

for 4.2.4 or higher, 4.2.5,4.2.6,4.3.7, it's works, this is the way which makes Always in evaluation mode.

  1. open Terminal, go to the dir : cd /Applications/Beyond Compare.app/Contents/MacOS
  2. change the name BCompare to BCompare.bak: mv BCompare BCompare.bak
  3. touch a file name BCompare , and chmod a+ux BCompare : touch BCompare && chmod a+ux BCompare
  4. open BCompare with text editor, insert the script :
#!/bin/bash
rm "/Users/$(whoami)/Library/Application Support/Beyond Compare/registry.dat"
"`dirname "$0"`"/BCompare.bak $@
  1. restart bc .

for 4.4.7 or higher, 4.2.5,4.2.6,4.3.7,4.4.7, it's works, this is the way which makes Always in evaluation mode.

run the following script on PowerShell

#Remove-Item "$env:appdata\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4\*.*" -Force -Confirm:$false
Remove-Item "$env:appdata\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4\BCState.xml" -Force -Confirm:$false
Remove-Item "$env:appdata\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4\BCState.xml.bak" -Force -Confirm:$false
#Remove-Item "$env:appdata\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4\BCSessions.xml" -Force -Confirm:$false
#Remove-Item "$env:appdata\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4\BCSessions.xml.bak" -Force -Confirm:$false
reg delete "HKCU\Software\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4" /v "CacheID" /f

Beyond Compare 4.x

Licensed to: ASIO Allsoftinone Quantity: 1 user Serial number: 1822-9597 License type: Pro Edition for Linux

First delete away trial mode:

sudo rm -rf ~/.config/bcompare #thinks bensonkb
sudo sed -i "s/keexjEP3t4Mue23hrnuPtY4TdcsqNiJL-5174TsUdLmJSIXKfG2NGPwBL6vnRPddT7tH29qpkneX63DO9ECSPE9rzY1zhThHERg8lHM9IBFT+rVuiY823aQJuqzxCKIE1bcDqM4wgW01FH6oCBP1G4ub01xmb4BGSUG6ZrjxWHJyNLyIlGvOhoY2HAYzEtzYGwxFZn2JZ66o4RONkXjX0DF9EzsdUef3UAS+JQ+fCYReLawdjEe6tXCv88GKaaPKWxCeaUL9PejICQgRQOLGOZtZQkLgAelrOtehxz5ANOOqCaJgy2mJLQVLM5SJ9Dli909c5ybvEhVmIC0dc9dWH+/N9KmiLVlKMU7RJqnE+WXEEPI1SgglmfmLc1yVH7dqBb9ehOoKG9UE+HAE1YvH1XX2XVGeEqYUY-Tsk7YBTz0WpSpoYyPgx6Iki5KLtQ5G-aKP9eysnkuOAkrvHU8bLbGtZteGwJarev03PhfCioJL4OSqsmQGEvDbHFEbNl1qJtdwEriR+VNZts9vNNLk7UGfeNwIiqpxjk4Mn09nmSd8FhM4ifvcaIbNCRoMPGl6KU12iseSe+w+1kFsLhX+OhQM8WXcWV10cGqBzQE9OqOLUcg9n0krrR3KrohstS9smTwEx9olyLYppvC0p5i7dAx2deWvM1ZxKNs0BvcXGukR+/g" /usr/lib/beyondcompare/BCompare

Then restart BC, click "Enter License":

--- BEGIN LICENSE KEY ---
ayvZeJDYPBHS4J-1K6g6bDBuPoo0G-oGAq35blZtAoRqC-qQeSz28XAzX
6nTx9laTMLRCp6nAIhHNGZ2ehkeUfbnFaxEeLvI8fJavn-XQLNbOumCLU
qgdNbNMZiFRU03+OTQnw4V-E2YKTYi-LkgPzE6R-yIJGDNWfxH2AdpIgg
8rlpsbrTs9Dt1zysUfvAEi0dKbmGIi3rqf7yWmwDh1AI5VyoWFIejvJwJ
Lmlr2CjQ1VZ3DySCfBDuKcYmOCeK7jzEWPUnAw+f9360nIiiNEB0YGkwB
kdtgaKEEik7aNiI3jXvp5r34wViVJCiX7m2y7pqBV9gZIvP9hP9KPnP++++
--- END LICENSE KEY -----

or

--- BEGIN LICENSE KEY ---
GXN1eh9FbDiX1ACdd7XKMV7hL7x0ClBJLUJ-zFfKofjaj2yxE53xauIfkqZ8FoLpcZ0Ux6McTyNmODDSvSIHLYhg1QkTxjCeSCk6ARz0ABJcnUmd3dZYJNWFyJun14rmGByRnVPL49QH+Rs0kjRGKCB-cb8IT4Gf0Ue9WMQ1A6t31MO9jmjoYUeoUmbeAQSofvuK8GN1rLRv7WXfUJ0uyvYlGLqzq1ZoJAJDyo0Kdr4ThF-IXcv2cxVyWVW1SaMq8GFosDEGThnY7C-SgNXW30jqAOgiRjKKRX9RuNeDMFqgP2cuf0NMvyMrMScnM1ZyiAaJJtzbxqN5hZOMClUTE+++
--- END LICENSE KEY -----

For windows:

  1. del /Q /F %APPDATA%\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4\*.* or rm "$env:appdata\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4\*.*" -Force -Confirm
  2. reg delete "HKCU\Software\Scooter Software\Beyond Compare 4" /v "CacheID" /f
--- BEGIN LICENSE KEY ---
H1bJTd2SauPv5Garuaq0Ig43uqq5NJOEw94wxdZTpU-pFB9GmyPk677gJ
vC1Ro6sbAvKR4pVwtxdCfuoZDb6hJ5bVQKqlfihJfSYZt-xVrVU27+0Ja
hFbqTmYskatMTgPyjvv99CF2Te8ec+Ys2SPxyZAF0YwOCNOWmsyqN5y9t
q2Kw2pjoiDs5gIH-uw5U49JzOB6otS7kThBJE-H9A76u4uUvR8DKb+VcB
rWu5qSJGEnbsXNfJdq5L2D8QgRdV-sXHp2A-7j1X2n4WIISvU1V9koIyS
NisHFBTcWJS0sC5BTFwrtfLEE9lEwz2bxHQpWJiu12ZeKpi+7oUSqebX+
--- END LICENSE KEY -----

For Mac:

  1. Open trial.key at path: /Applications/Beyond\ Compare.app/Contents/Resources/trial.key
  2. Replace content of trial.key with:
--- BEGIN LICENSE KEY ---
H1bJTd2SauPv5Garuaq0Ig43uqq5NJOEw94wxdZTpU-pFB9GmyPk677gJ
vC1Ro6sbAvKR4pVwtxdCfuoZDb6hJ5bVQKqlfihJfSYZt-xVrVU27+0Ja
hFbqTmYskatMTgPyjvv99CF2Te8ec+Ys2SPxyZAF0YwOCNOWmsyqN5y9t
q2Kw2pjoiDs5gIH-uw5U49JzOB6otS7kThBJE-H9A76u4uUvR8DKb+VcB
rWu5qSJGEnbsXNfJdq5L2D8QgRdV-sXHp2A-7j1X2n4WIISvU1V9koIyS
NisHFBTcWJS0sC5BTFwrtfLEE9lEwz2bxHQpWJiu12ZeKpi+7oUSqebX+
--- END LICENSE KEY -----
  1. Save trial.key file & restart Beyond Compare app Enjoy!

Sublime Text

----- BEGIN LICENSE -----
eldon
Single User License
EA7E-1122628
C0360740 20724B8A 30420C09 6D7E046F
3F5D5FBB 17EF95DA 2BA7BB27 CCB14947
27A316BE 8BCF4BC0 252FB8FF FD97DF71
B11A1DA9 F7119CA0 31984BB9 7D71700C
2C728BF8 B952E5F5 B941FF64 6D7979DA
B8EB32F8 8D415F8E F16FE657 A35381CC
290E2905 96E81236 63D2B06D E5F01A69
84174B79 7C467714 641A9013 94CA7162
------ END LICENSE ------
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EstherLacan commented Nov 28, 2023

in [For Mac 4.2.6 unlimited trial.md] , should execute chmod +x BCompare,otherwise cannot open the bc.app

@Nirvanatin
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Is there a V5 key available for testing?

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thocell commented Jan 20, 2024

For win11, not working anymore! The licensed key had been revoked!

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rise-worlds commented Jan 20, 2024 via email

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Is there a V5 key available for testing?

I'll give it a look, from now the beta is free

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Nirvanatin commented Jan 27, 2024

Is there a V5 key available for testing?

I'll give it a look, from now the beta is free

"This program is not free. If you continue using it beyond the 30-day evaluation period, you must purchase a license."

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--- BEGIN LICENSE KEY ---
H1bJTd2SauPv5Garuaq0Ig43uqq5NJOEw94wxdZTpU-pFB9GmyPk677gJ
vC1Ro6sbAvKR4pVwtxdCfuoZDb6hJ5bVQKqlfihJfSYZt-xVrVU27+0Ja
hFbqTmYskatMTgPyjvv99CF2Te8ec+Ys2SPxyZAF0YwOCNOWmsyqN5y9t
q2Kw2pjoiDs5gIH-uw5U49JzOB6otS7kThBJE-H9A76u4uUvR8DKb+VcB
rWu5qSJGEnbsXNfJdq5L2D8QgRdV-sXHp2A-7j1X2n4WIISvU1V9koIyS
NisHFBTcWJS0sC5BTFwrtfLEE9lEwz2bxHQpWJiu12ZeKpi+7oUSqebX+
--- END LICENSE KEY -----

It no longer works properly in version 4.4.7 on Mac.

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