BlOut 2.8

110.59 KB

Publisher Description

Blout removes extra blank lines from a file, collapsing multiple blank
lines down to one, (or removing them altogether with the -compact option).
It also ensures the file has a final CrLf. It also trims any blank lines
off the beginning and end of the file. It also converts all line endings
to Windows standard CrLf form. It trims trailing tabs and spaces from
each line.

Blout is not that bright. It does not understand wildcards except those
expanded by the OS. You can put multiple files on the command line.


blout.exe somefile.txt anotherfile.txt

You can also ask it to get rid of blank lines altogether with:

blout.exe -compact somefile.txt anotherfile.txt

For Windows, C source included.

It can handle arbitrarily large files. They do not have to fit in RAM.
Because of this feature, files will get a new date whether anything
changed or not. It is designed to that if you abort part way through,
your original file will be unchanged.

BlOut is a free software application from the Shell Tools subcategory, part of the System Utilities category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2016-08-24. The program can be installed on Win2000, Win7 x32, Win98, WinServer, WinVista, WinXP.

BlOut (version 2.8) has a file size of 110.59 KB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 162 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher Canadian Mind Products
Released Date 2016-08-24
Languages English


Category System Utilities
Subcategory Shell Tools

System requirements

Operating systems windows

Download information

File size 110.59 KB
Total downloads 162


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of BlOut since it was posted on our website on 2015-04-25. The latest version is 2.8 and it was updated on on 2017-07-01. See below the changes in each version:

version 2.8

posted on 2016-08-24

More good/bad extensions

version 2.5

posted on 2010-02-18

Now trims blank lines off the beginning and end of the file

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Release Date: 2016-08-24
Publisher: Canadian Mind Products
Operating System: windows
Type: Free