Beyond Compare Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Beyond Compare for Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, BSD and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to 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. If your looking for more info about Beyond Compare like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/16/2018 5:11:00 PM

Alternatives to Beyond Compare for all platforms with any license

  • 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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  • FileMerge

    FileMerge is part of Xcode . FileMerge lets you compare one file to another or one directory to another. For a more accurate comparison, you can compare two files or directories to a common ancestor. After comparing, you can merge the files or directories together.

    Free Mac Xcode

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  • Meld - Mac Port

    Meld is a visual diff and merge tool targeted at developers. Meld helps you compare files, directories, and version controlled projects. It provides two- and three-way comparison of both files and directories, and has support for many popular version control systems. On OS X, Meld is not yet officially supported. The best option are these pre-built binaries. You can also get Meld from MacPorts, Fink or Brew; none of these methods are supported.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Compare It!

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

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated, but last version, 4.2, released in November 2010, can be still bought from the official website and it's reportedly still working.

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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

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  • 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.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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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 side-by-side view of the differences between two files, along with several innovative features such as diff bookmarks and a graphical map of differences for quick navigation.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Cygwin

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  • WinDiff

    WinDiff is a graphical file-comparison program published by Microsoft (from 1992[1]), and is distributed with certain versions of Microsoft Visual Studio as well as in source-code form with the Platform SDK code samples.

    Free Windows

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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 many options to customize the information level displayed.

    Free Open Source Linux KDE

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  • UltraCompare

    UltraCompare Professional is folder/file compare utility loaded with features to enable you to compare text files and folders, word documents, and even zip files and jar archives. UltraCompare includes text compare, binary file compare with the capability to merge differences between compared files. Got folders? UltraCompare also supports Folder compare - including local/network directory compare, zip file compare , and FTP Compare.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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 Visual Studio is two times faster; - Considerable acceleration of the first environment start after installing Code Compare. The text comparison interface of the application has been reworked to become more self-explanatory and user-friendly.

    Freemium Windows

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  • Text Comparator

    Text Comparator, is a portable tool that can be used to compare text from two distinct sources in order to see if they perfectly match or not each other! To identify differences in text, you can use a specialized application like Text Comparator, which displays two panes side by side for each text source and checks the text for matches automatically. It's a lightweight software utility for Windows which doesn't require installation.

    Free Windows

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  • Foldermatch

    FolderMatch is a program that compares directories and files, showing the differences clearly. -Easily, quickly, and reliably compare and synchronize two folders, two drives, or two computers. -Safely backup photos, emails, contacts, and documents. -See the exact text differences between two text files, Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, or Rich Text (RTF) documents. -Find and remove all duplicate files on your machine.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Changes

    Changes is a powerful application for comparing folders and the files they contain. Anyone who needs to see the differences between folders or files - particularly software and web developers - will find Changes useful. Changes is built using the latest technologies in Mac OS X Leopard and integrates with several popular Mac applications:

    Commercial Mac

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  • File Synchronizer

    Great for synchronizing large collections of media files such as MP3s, Videos, etc... without copying every file. Save time by only copying the files that are new or different. Use "Clone Mode" to synchronize a folder to match a master folder. Friends swap music and videos all the time.

    Free 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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 not the entire line which contains a difference, but only the difference itself. For larger texts, it also has links that allow you to jump from one difference to the next.

    Free Web

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  • GNU Diff Utilities

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

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • 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 to PDF, txt, rtf, htm

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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 and efficient. Professional teams are able to compare multiple, lengthy, and complex documents quickly, with the highest level of accuracy. Comparisons are shown as a Workshare DeltaView, the industry standard for easy-to-read and accurate redlines.

    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.

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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 manually manipulate the files yourself to copy or delete them.

    Commercial Mac

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