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Text Comparator is described as 'portable tool that can be used to compare text from two distinct sources in order to see if they perfectly match or not each other!' and is a Diff Tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Text Comparator for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is WinMerge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Text Comparator are Beyond Compare, KDiff3, Compare and Diff Checker.

Text Comparator 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 Text Comparator.
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  1. WinMerge icon

    WinMerge

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine
    57 alternatives to WinMerge 

    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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    1.  PortableWinMerge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWinMerge can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    3-way File Comparison
  2. Beyond Compare icon

    Beyond Compare

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    57 alternatives to Beyond Compare 

    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.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionBeyond Compare can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    Text file comparison
    Folder comparison


  3. KDiff3 icon

    KDiff3

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    48 alternatives to KDiff3 

    KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool.

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  4. Compare icon

    Compare

    • Windows
    • Notepad++
    51 alternatives to Compare 

    Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.

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    1.  PortableCompare can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Diff Checker icon

    Diff Checker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    43 alternatives to Diff Checker 

    Diff Checker is a free online diff tool that quickly and easily gives you the text differences between two files.

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  6. Araxis Merge icon

    Araxis Merge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    51 alternatives to Araxis Merge 

    Merge is the visual file comparison (diff), merging and folder synchronization application from Araxis. Use it to compare and merge source code, web pages, XML and other text files with native application performance.

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    FileMerge

    • Mac
    • Xcode
    43 alternatives to FileMerge 

    FileMerge lets you compare one file to another or one directory to another and merge the files or directories together.

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  8. GNU Diff Utilities icon

    GNU Diff Utilities

    52 alternatives to GNU Diff Utilities 

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

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    Kompare

    • Linux
    • KDE
    49 alternatives to Kompare 

    Kompare is a graphical diff and merge tool targeting developers. It allows users to compare two different text files or two directories. It is part of KDE Applications (and formerly part of KDE Software Compilation) and therefore primarily used on Linux and other Unix-like...

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  10. Diffuse Merge Tool icon

    Diffuse Merge Tool

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    45 alternatives to Diffuse Merge Tool 

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