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    GNU Diff Utilities Alternatives

    GNU Diff Utilities is described as 'GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files' and is a Diff Tool in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to GNU Diff Utilities for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is WinMerge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNU Diff Utilities are Meld (Free, Open Source), Beyond Compare (Paid), KDiff3 (Free, Open Source) and SyncToy (Free).

    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
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    GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files.
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    1. 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.
    2. 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.


    3. 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 files, and generate reports for your records.
    4. KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool.
    5. SyncToy is a free PowerToy designed by Microsoft, that provides an easy to use graphical user interface that can automatically synchronize local or network files and folders, but not WebDAV-, "Windows Mobile" files or folders and no triangle-sync as only Allway Sync...

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      Latest version 2.1 published on 11/24/2009



    6. Diffinity is a diff and merging tool with focus on accurate and easy to read source code diffs. It will compare the content of two files and present the differences in an easy to read line by line and char by char basis.
    7. Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.
    8. 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 text files with native application performance.
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      Use Kaleidoscope to spot the differences in text and image files. Review changes in seconds with the worlds most advanced file comparison application.
    9. WinMerge 2011 series is a fork of the original WinMerge application that compiles without ATL/MFC dependencies to enable zero-budget developers to build WinMerge from sources using Visual C++ Express editions.
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