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Ediff Alternatives

Ediff is described as 'comprehensive visual interface to Unix diff and patch utilities' and is a Diff Tool in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ediff for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is WinMerge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ediff are Meld, Beyond Compare, KDiff3 and Compare.

Ediff alternatives are mainly Diff Tools but may also be Merge File Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ediff.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

Ediff is a comprehensive visual interface to Unix diff and patch utilities.

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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.

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  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.

    Folder comparsion


  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.

    Text file comparison
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    KDiff3

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool.

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    Compare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Notepad++

    Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.

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    WinMerge JP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WinMerge JP is a fork of original WinMerge that incorporates many own features including 3-way compare, high DPI support and many more.

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  7. Meld - Mac Port icon

    Meld - Mac Port

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

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    DirEqual

    • Mac

    DirEqual is a Folder Compare Tool that makes it extremely easy to compare local files and folders on your Mac.

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    Kompare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    Kompare is a graphical diff and merge tool targeting developers. It allows users to compare two different text files or two directories.

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    SemanticMerge

    • Windows
    • Linux

    SemanticMerge - The diff and merge tool that understands C#, Vb.net, Java and now C

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