[ANNOUNCE] Git for Windows 2.26.0

Johannes Schindelin johannes.schindelin at gmx.de
Mon Mar 23 13:20:18 GMT 2020

Dear Git users,

I hereby announce that Git for Windows 2.26.0 is available from:


Changes since Git for Windows v2.25.1 (February 19th 2020)

New Features

  * Comes with Git v2.26.0.
  * Git for Windows' OpenSSH now can use USB security tokens (e.g.
  * The native Windows HTTPS backend (Secure Channel) has learned to
    work gracefully with Fiddler and corporate proxies.
  * Git for Windows' release notes have been made a bit easier to read/
  * The Free/Libre VSCodium version of Visual Studio Code is now also
    detected as an option for the default Git editor.
  * Comes with cURL v7.69.1.
  * Comes with OpenSSL v1.1.1e.
  * Comes with GNU Privacy Guard v2.2.20.

Bug Fixes

  * Git for Windows can now clone into directories the current user can
    write to, even if they lack permission to even read the parent
  * When asking for a password via Git GUI, non-ASCII characters are
    now handled correctly.
  * git update-git-for-windows -y now is fully automatable.

Git-2.26.0-64-bit.exe | c8cd522b8a1eacd421a10591227cc6279f31485876462cd9fc335914584429f5
Git-2.26.0-32-bit.exe | 8d5e451dffb0be07c128dc21338a365aa2c81c09036a065735b42e627d38e683
PortableGit-2.26.0-64-bit.7z.exe | f14aeccf0b63700c13a9c3829c4b9a6d3933d6cc5adfbc52b5aa62921725fb73
PortableGit-2.26.0-32-bit.7z.exe | c3afa6bb711b36c5fd1e80cc7a2536b0df083511b87d9686fec713ed4f410ada
MinGit-2.26.0-64-bit.zip | e19662da49c2891cb2ac04e9f4f413d13c0c0974b6221169a5717eb62e2288f3
MinGit-2.26.0-32-bit.zip | e57761114a74a045972903146922ebe42ba399cb9e306e51bdd63465e856f5c8
MinGit-2.26.0-busybox-64-bit.zip | 24b18a2327cc27ad2e979a9543c41e6dd54cbca92ca6383d6cea6fd7d007cc7f
MinGit-2.26.0-busybox-32-bit.zip | b562dc79515f8527d6e55fcc9dabe87ad8770affd75bed443854a70b24a41900
Git-2.26.0-64-bit.tar.bz2 | c9502dedae1f9ea5b16052296f2297c28e8bd82d43f6227042e7d2f79ce2551f
Git-2.26.0-32-bit.tar.bz2 | 5e8ec3dd5d8697e64c29f662b423a50298bc3b2e8b6083c3469a02402f7c1d2d


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