Alternatives to Beyond Compare for Windows with any license

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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...

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • 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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    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • As BC and unlike Meld, it align changes by adding lines, which is a key feature to visually compare code. Meld explicitly states it does not do that. kdiff3 also supports multiple platforms (as stated). Unfortunately, it does not support on-click line/block merging (merge from side to side visually) like Meld or BC. Guest • Jan 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • I would like to suggest kdiff3 as the best alternative selection for Beyond compare, esp. folder compare and sync! Guest • Feb 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Compare icon

    Compare

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

    Free 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 • Aug 2015 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Araxis Merge icon

    Araxis Merge

    Merge is the visual file comparison (diff), merging and folder synchronization application from Araxis. Use it to compare and merge source code, web pages, XML and other...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • P4Merge icon

    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...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • SmartSynchronize icon

    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...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Compare It!

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

    Commercial Windows

    • 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.