Remove Trailing Spaces utility for Microsoft Windows

Remove Trailing Spaces for each line of any plaintext files.


The purpose of this application is to remove extra trailing spaces at the end of every line of a text file.

Extra white spaces can cause issues for many applications, such as importing LDIF files into an LDAP server.
Requirements: Windows 7/Windows 10/Windows Vista/Windows XP/Windows 2013/Windows 2008/Windows 2000.

CATEGORY: Productivity
SIZE: 1.1M
Price: FREE ($0.00)


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How to use

RemoveTrailingSpaces.exe This is a “Green” application...it does not need to be installed, and it does not make changes to your system. After you download RemoveTrailingSpaces.exe, just run it. It should run fine on all Windows versions, from 95 to 8.

There are 3 different ways to add files to be processed into the application. You can either:
  • Run the executable, right-click on the main list and select “Add Files”
  • Run the executable, drag and drop source files onto the application’s main window
  • Drag the source files and drop them onto the executable to start the application
Processed files will be stored in a folder of your choosing, as selected in the “Save new files in Folder” field.

If the “Override Source Files” option is selected, then the application will save the processed text data onto a file with the same name and the same location as the source file. Obviously, please make sure to have a backup of these files in case the output of this application is not what you expected.

You can add additional files at any time. You can also remove files, or clear the entire list of files by using the context menu available by right-clicking on the main list.

Press the “Process” button when you are ready. Process

This application does have a “safety” designed to prevent corrupting files that do not contain text. If a file is deemed to be binary, the following text will be displayed at the bottom on the window: “Not a text file”.