HeidiSQL now can automatically check if there is a new release or a new nightly build available for download. You can specify how often the check-dialog is called automatically in the preferences dialog and manually call the dialog in "Help" > "Check for updates". If you tend to use the nightly builds for using the latest features and bug fixes you can then press "Download and install latest build" and the running exe is replaced automatically:
Since some revisions HeidiSQL's icons in toolbars, menus and buttons are replaced by the pretty Silk icon set from Mark James. See a "previous-after-image" here:
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