Alternatives to Beyond Compare for all platforms with Open Source License



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  • WinMerge icon

    WinMerge Discontinued

    WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting...

    Open Source Windows

  • Meld icon


    Meld is a visual diff and merge tool. You can compare two or three files and edit them in place (diffs update dynamically). You can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Python Xfce

    • Free, but doesn't do picture and hexadecimal.
      Guest 1/13/2016
  • kdiff3 icon


    KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool which compares and merges two or three text input files or directories, shows the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • I would like to suggest kdiff3 as the best alternative selection for Beyond compare, esp. folder compare and sync!
      Guest 2/13/2016
  • Compare icon


    Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor. Features Side-by-side visual...

    Open Source Windows Notepad++

    • No option to align text lines, copy lines to and from each text being compared...just a host of things BeyondCompare does on a text compare level.
      Guest 8/12/2015
  • WinMerge 2011 icon

    WinMerge 2011

    WinMerge 2011 series is a fork of the original WinMerge application that compiles without ATL/MFC dependencies.

    Open Source Windows Linux Wine

  • mergely icon


    Merge is an online merge and diff tool that allows you to share and save your documents.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Diffuse icon


    Diffuse is a small and simple text merge tool written in Python. With Diffuse, you can easily merge, edit, and review changes to your...

    Open Source Windows

  • Kompare icon


    Kompare is a GUI front-end program that enables differences between source files to be viewed and merged. It can be used to compare...

    Open Source Linux KDE

  • Meld - Mac Port icon

    Meld - Mac Port

    This is actually Meld itself ported to Mac. Doesn't require X and keybinding changed to be adapt Mac shortcuts.

    Open Source Mac

  • Tkdiff icon


    tkdiff is a graphical diff viewer based on the Tk framework. It is capable of inter-operating with source-control systems like CVS and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • GNU Diff Utilities

    GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files.

    Open Source Linux

  • xxdiff

    xxdiff is a QT based graphical file and directories comparator and merge tool. It provides comparing two files, three files.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Ediff

    Ediff is a comprehensive visual interface to Unix diff and patch utilities. Ediff provides a convenient way for simultaneous...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    WinMerge JP

    WinMerge JP is a fork of original WinMerge that incorporates many own features including 3-way compare.

    Open Source Windows

  • GumTreeDiff

    GumTree is a complete framework to deal with source code as trees and computing differences between them.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java