MiniSed for Windows

MiniSed: stream editor




Sed (streams editor) isn't really a true text editor or text processor. Instead, it is used to filter text, i.e., it takes text input and performs some operation (or set of operations) on it and outputs the modified text. Sed is typically used for extracting part of a file using pattern matching or substituting multiple occurances of a string within a file.

MiniSed is the fast, small sed originally distributed in the GNU toolkit and still distributed with Minix -- but it's still better for some uses (in particular, faster and less memory-intensive).

More information can be found in the docs provided with the package, and in




DescriptionDownloadSizeLast changeMd5sum
• Complete package, except sources Setup  351717  7 November 2007  8fb08949b8e523cce334195b5bcdfacd
• Sources Setup  330466  7 November 2007  d909d6601ad8b0b7f6d042e667280ec6
• Binaries Zip  24790  7 November 2007  46af17ce39370fd7749fd86550ba93b3
• Documentation Zip  41461  5 November 2007  3fb60068efc4edaf49eff70ba0e4e1f6
• Sources Zip  87564  7 November 2007  6b13eb563af101762cb3c7416d7bca64
• Original source

You can also download the files from the GnuWin32 files page. New releases of the port of this package can be monitored.

Installation, Usage and Help

The GnuWin32 port of Sed has an additional option -T (--textmode) for input and output in MS-Windows textmode<>. The default is input and output in binary mode, so that all characters are copied verbatim; this is useful, for example, when editing files with Unicode characters, or with embedded Ctl-Z symbols.

General Installation Instructions

GnuWin32 Help (feature requests, bugs, etc)


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