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  • WinMerge icon

    WinMerge

    WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle. 32 languages. With the...

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Works smoothly on Windows 8.1, but the last version, 2.14.0, was released on February 3rd, 2013. https://alternativeto.net/software/winmerge-2011/ is an updated fork of the project.
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    Meld

    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 compare two or three folders and launch file comparisons. You can browse and view a working copy from...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Python

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    Beyond Compare

    Beyond Compare allows you to compare files and folders. By using simple, powerful commands you can focus on the differences you're interested in and ignore those you're not. You can then merge the changes, synchronize your...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    kdiff3

    KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool which compares and merges two or three text input files or directories, shows the differences line by line and character by character, provides an automatic merge-facility, has an...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    DiffMerge

    DiffMerge is a graphical file comparison program for Windows, Mac OS X and Unix, published by SourceGear. * Integrates with Windows Explorer; adds a shortcut to the context menu. * Compatible with different character encodings...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No releases since October 2013: latest version, 4.2.0, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    P4Merge

    The Perforce Merge Tool, P4Merge, provides graphical three-way merging and side-by-side file comparisons. P4Merge allows users to visualize the differences between file versions. P4Merge uses color coding to simplify the process of...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • FileMerge icon

    FileMerge

    FileMerge lets you compare one file to another or one directory to another and merge the files or directories together.

    Free Mac Xcode

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    SmartSynchronize

    SmartSynchronize is a multi-platform file and directory compare tool. It allows you to compare files or perform 3-way-merges, both with the ability to edit the file contents. SmartSynchronize is specialized in comparing directory...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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  • Diffuse icon

    Diffuse

    Diffuse is a small and simple text merge tool written in Python. With Diffuse, you can easily merge, edit, and review changes to your code. Diffuse is able to compare an arbitrary number of files side-by-side and gives users the...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Code Compare icon

    Code Compare

    Code Compare is a free file and folder merge tool from Devart. New version of Code Compare comes with significantly increased startup speed: - Standalone application start is two times faster; - Opening a file comparison document in...

    Freemium Windows

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    Kaleidoscope

    Use Kaleidoscope to spot the differences in text and image files. Review changes in seconds with the worlds most advanced file comparison application.

    Commercial Mac

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  • DeltaWalker icon

    DeltaWalker

    Intuitive, multi-platform application for two and three-way visual file and folder comparison. Use DeltaWalker to compare (diff) and merge files and to compare and synchronize folders. With DeltaWalker Standard edition you can: ...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Kompare

    Kompare is a GUI front-end program that enables differences between source files to be viewed and merged. It can be used to compare differences on files or the contents of folders, and it supports a variety of diff formats and provide...

    Open Source Linux KDE

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  • Diff Checker icon

    Diff Checker

    Diff Checker is a free online diff tool that quickly and easily gives you the text differences between two files.

    Free Linux Web / Cloud

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  • Compare It! icon

    Compare It!

    Easily compare and merge text files; compare doc, xls and pdf files; prepare comparison reports and printouts.

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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

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  • Text compare! icon

    Text compare!

    Text compare! is a online diff tool that allows you to easily spot the differences between to texts. Just paste two texts and hit the compare button. The two texts are shown side by side, with differences highlighted. It highlights...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    DiffFork

    DiffFork is a diff tool for Mac OS X. DiffFork can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual format. * Block Guide and Scrolling in Sync. * Differences with Background Colors. * Visual Feedback. * Edit in...

    Commercial Mac

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.9.2, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Diff Doc icon

    Diff Doc

    Compare Files Using ' Diff Doc' a visual file compare and folder compare utility that creates a detailed file diff. File comparison can optionally be done with the command line. Compare Word and Compare XLS files in addition...

    Commercial Windows

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    CompareMerge

    CompareMerge is a Mac OSX's software tool for file comparison and merging text-like files. It is useful for determining what has changed between versions, and then merging changes between versions. Functions of the...

    Commercial Mac

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    Tkdiff

    tkdiff is a graphical diff viewer based on the Tk framework. It is capable of inter-operating with source-control systems like CVS and Subversion to show differences between a local copy and a repository version. It provides a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    compare++

    Compare++ is the real smart code diff tool. It can do language-aware structured comparison and ignore comment or pure formatted change. It can compare moved functions, auto-align structured sections and even compare similar functions...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Folder Sync icon

    Folder Sync

    An application to help you keep multiple pairs of folders in sync, quickly and easily. View differences between pairs of folders on screen using user defined coloured coding. Folder Sync allows you to utilise a fully automatic sync or...

    Commercial Mac

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  • ECMerge icon

    ECMerge

    ECMerge is a comparison and synchronization tool with two and three-way merge for text and folders and difference on binary, text, images and folders, locally, via FTP/S, SFTP or in version controls. For Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • DiffVue icon

    DiffVue

    DiffVue is a diff tool, also known as a diff utility for Windows XP and Windows 7, and it lets users compare folders and files as well as ftp site's files against the local files by displaying differences visually. DiffVue...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Workshare Compare icon

    Workshare Compare

    Workshare Compare is the leading document comparison software that lets you perform file comparison of two documents against multiple modified versions. Workshare makes the process of editing, revising and comparing documents fast...

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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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Araxis Merge Comments

They do not allow you to download older versions

Negative Comment by ssbarnea
about Araxis Merge Jun 2011

They do not allow you to download older versions and require you to fill an endless form in order to give you a download link for the version you already payed for for. So, think twice before buying something from them.

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I keep on coming back to Araxis Merge.

Positive Comment by phamti
about Araxis Merge Jun 2011

I have almost all the other popular alternatives but keep on coming back to Araxis Merge.

Their support is superb and it is worth the heavier price tag.

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