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Araxis Merge Alternatives with feature 'Portable'

The best alternative to Araxis Merge is WinMerge, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Araxis Merge and seven of them are so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting alternatives to Araxis Merge are Diffinity, Compare, WinMerge 2011 and WinMerge JP.

Araxis Merge 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 Araxis Merge.
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  1. WinMerge icon

    WinMerge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableWinMerge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWinMerge can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Free, fast, easy to use <3

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    Layout doesn't point out the diffs in visually efficient way making it less productive in finding and settling differences between two files.

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  2. Diffinity icon

    Diffinity

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingDiffinity supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ PortableDiffinity can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Compare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Notepad++

    Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.

    ⚫︎ PortableCompare can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    WinMerge 2011

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableWinMerge 2011 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableWinMerge JP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    AptDiff

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingAptDiff supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionAptDiff can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ PortableAptDiff can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    ECMerge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ECMerge is a comparison and synchronization tool with two and three-way merge for text and folders and difference on binary, text, images and folders, locally, via FTP/S, SFTP or in version controls. For Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris and Linux.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingECMerge supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ PortableECMerge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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