File Joiner Change Log


July 19, 2015
  • new: added high DPI awareness
  • improvement: higher resolution icon added


January 29, 2015
  • new: added Dutch (Netherlands) translation by Joy
  • fix: window position was not being restored properly in situations where Windows taskbar has top or left position


August 23, 2014
  • new: added Portuguese (Brasil) translation by ashramkun


January 23, 2014
  • update: updated Chinese Traditional (正體中文) translation by 風逸蘭


December 04, 2013
  • new: added Filipino translation by Poppo


November 28, 2013
  • new: added Danish translation by Christian Krogh


November 26, 2013
  • update: updated Russian translation


October 23, 2013
  • new: added Italian translation by Luigi Giuseppe Zanotti


October 02, 2013
  • new: added Korean translation by 4Li


September 27, 2013
  • new: support for Windows shutdown manager - blocks shutdown if join operation is in progress
  • new: added Portuguese language, translated by Trindade71


June 16, 2013
  • fix: "append to first file in list" would fail if first file was larger than 4GB


June 11, 2013
  • new: added Czech language, translated by Matěj Pavera


June 01, 2013
  • change: about window changed to show current language translator name
  • new: added Romanian translation by Jaff (Oprea Nicolae)


May 19, 2013
  • fix: File Joiner wasn't saving language selection in case of Russian and Swedish languages


April 27, 2013
  • update: Swedish translation updated
  • update: Japanese translation updated
  • fix: file size display


April 07, 2013
  • new: file list context menu with new functionality: "Open file location", "Import list" and "Export list"
  • new: import and export accept only absolute file paths and file has to be encoded in UTF8 without BOM
  • new: update checker
  • new: German (Switzerland) translation (by Andreas)
  • fix: Serbian and Croatian translation are updated for new version
  • fix: if file isn't accessible file size is now shown as 0B, before it was -1MB


March 13, 2013
  • new: added Greek translation (by


March 10, 2013
  • new: added Japanese translation (by h014)


January 01, 2013
  • new: added Chinese Traditional translation (by ss4300)
  • new: added Hungarian translation (by Mezzoli)


August 21, 2012
  • change: improved operating system language detection
  • new: added Spanish translation (by Darío Herenú)


August 16, 2012
  • fix: crash when you click on "Remove" button while the file list is empty


August 07, 2012
  • new: translation to Simplified Chinese language


March 16, 2012
  • change: from now on I will not use exe compression due to Avast triggering a false positive


February 29, 2012
  • new: Arabic translation (by Majed Alotaibi)


February 27, 2012
  • new: added translation to Polish language (translated by Toma Dusheyko)


February 09, 2012
  • new: added French translation (by André Di via)


November 16, 2011
  • new: added Swedish translation (by Åke Engelbrektson)
  • new: added Croatian translation


November 14, 2011
  • new: Russian translation by Valerij Romanovskij


November 13, 2011
  • fix: crash issue with file auto loader


November 13, 2011
  • change: majority of options are now inside settings dialog instead of options menu
  • new: translation implemented (I count on you to help me with translating)
  • new: option to test for file size consistency and missing parts on file load
  • new: option to remember window position
  • fix: fixed small memory leak introduced in previous version (occured when selecting default output folder)


June 25, 2011
  • new: option to select default output folder
  • change: "auto output file path generator" works a bit differently now


January 27, 2011
  • new: option to test for file size consistency; usually all except the last part have exactly the same file sizes
  • new: option to test if any parts are missing; if you have part .001 and .003, file joiner will report that you are missing part 2
  • change: shortcut for placing file joiner window on top is changed from T to Ctrl + T
  • new: menu items can now be accessed with Alt+(corresponding mnemonic), also menu items are now a bit rearranged
  • new: option to switch from number sorting to full path sorting; full path sorting is slower, but it's necessary when not using file joiner for .001/.002/.003 files
  • fix: "number sorting" sometimes added file with 0 at the end of the list


October 19, 2010
  • new: ability to stop join operation, "Join" button becomes "Stop"
  • changed the position of "Auto Sort" checkbox bellow "Sort" button; "Add File" and "Add Folder" buttons are now in old position of "Auto Sort" checkbox
  • new: option to delete parts to Recycle Bin instead directly; default state will be to delete to recycle bin
  • new: when you browse for the output file, file name will be pre populated with the name of first file from the list (without its extension)


Feb 11, 2010
  • improvement: status will display number of added files (except when you add single file)
  • added: open output folder option
  • added: delete parts when done option


Jan 9, 2010
  • fixed: gui problem when Windows text size was set to other then default (96dpi)


Jan 1, 2010
  • improvement: hash options position is changed so it looks a bit better then before and it will be turned off by default (on first start) so I don't scare people off :D


Dec 25, 2009
  • fix: root hd folder (for example "c:\") would not be added from Add Folder
  • improvement: faster auto sort and new algorithm for sort
  • improvement: faster loading files
  • fix: wrong file size was displayed for files larger then 4GB


Dec 16, 2009
  • added: option to recurse sub-folders from drag&drop and from Add Folder
  • added: Add Folder functionality


Nov 5, 2009
  • improvement: a few small speed-wise optimizations


Oct 28, 2009
  • fix: adding files from command line didn't work in certain cases


Oct 27, 2009
  • added: option to associate app with .001 files, this is not portable because it will write values to registry
  • added: support for adding files through command line
  • added: user prompt what to do when output file already exists


Oct 25, 2009
  • added: autoload all parts when user opens or drops file with extension .001 (triggers when list is empty and you open/drop only one file)
  • added: latest Windows 7 feature, progressbar in taskbar button
  • added: open output file when done checkbox
  • fixed: shortcut keys with SHIFT or CTRL key didn't work properly sometimes
  • fixed: output path generator had a small glitch with removing numbers from folder paths


Oct 19, 2009
  • added: checkbox "Exit when done"
  • added: CRC32 & MD5 hash calculation


Aug 2, 2009
  • fixed: when Windows visual style was not turned on, tooltips were not visible


Jul 31, 2009
  • improvement: list tooltips are updated while you move the mouse over the items (before you had to move mouse in and out of listview to see new tooltip)
  • improvement: window is wider now, easier to see file paths
  • removed PNG icon from exe so application is smaller now
  • exe is now packed: 32bit with UPX, 64bit with PESpin


Jul 24, 2009
  • fixed: when clicking on remove all, listbox would not redraw itself in Windows XP
  • fixed: memory leak
  • added: progress bar
  • added: thread, so GUI doesn't hang


Jul 20, 2009
  • first version of File Joiner