Open Source Araxis Merge Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Araxis Merge is Meld, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Araxis Merge and 12 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Araxis Merge are WinMerge (Free, Open Source), KDiff3 (Free, Open Source), Compare (Free, Open Source) and WinMerge 2011 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    1. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks Meld is a great alternative to Araxis Merge.
      Nice visual look. Handy buttons to merge changes from one file to another.
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      Allows comparison of directories.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    2. 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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      Layout doesn't point out the diffs in visually efficient way making it less productive in finding and settling differences between two files.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    3. 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 character by character(!
    4. Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.
    5. 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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    6. 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 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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      • 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.
    8. 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.
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    9. GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files.
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