Online Text Compare Alternatives

    Online Text Compare is described as '- Find text differences between two files' and is an website in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Online Text Compare, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is Meld, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Online Text Compare are WinMerge (Free, Open Source), Beyond Compare (Paid), KDiff3 (Free, Open Source) and Unison (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 15, 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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    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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    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.
    4. 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(!
    5. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows.
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    6. 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.
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    7. Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.
    8. 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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    9. 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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      Use Kaleidoscope to spot the differences in text and image files. Review changes in seconds with the worlds most advanced file comparison application.
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