DirEqual Alternatives

    DirEqual is described as 'Folder Compare Tool that makes it extremely easy to compare local files and folders on your Mac' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DirEqual for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Meld, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DirEqual are WinMerge (Free, Open Source), Beyond Compare (Paid), KDiff3 (Free, Open Source) and Diffinity (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. 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.
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      • Linux
      SemanticMerge - The diff and merge tool that understands C#, Vb.net, Java and now C
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • Cygwin
      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.
      • Windows
      • Windows Phone
      • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
      • Microsoft Office Word
      • Citrix XenCenter
      • Microsoft Office 365
      • Microsoft Office Excel
      compareDocs is the leading document comparison tool. It compares documents with incredible accuracy, reliability and speed across all document types - including Word, PDF, PowerPoint and Excel.
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    2. 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.
    3. AptDiff is a visual text / binary files comparison and merging utility for Windows. It is highly useful for web designers, software developers, and other professionals.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer accessible, but has been archived by Archive.org: https://web.archive.org/web/20150826022017/http://www.code-tools.com/comparetwo.htm

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    4. Code Compare is a free file and folder merge tool from Devart.
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      • Mac
      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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Ediff is a comprehensive visual interface to Unix diff and patch utilities.
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