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Open Source Araxis Merge Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Araxis Merge is WinMerge. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Araxis Merge and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Araxis Merge are Meld, KDiff3, Compare and WinMerge 2011.

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. 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.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingMeld supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Almost everyone thinks Meld is a great alternative to Araxis Merge.

    Allows comparison of directories.

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    Nice visual look. Handy buttons to merge changes from one file to another.

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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.

    ⚫︎ 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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    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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    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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    GNU Diff Utilities

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files.

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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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  10. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightDiffuse Merge Tool consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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