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WinDiff Alternatives

WinDiff is described as 'graphical file-comparison program published by Microsoft (from 1992[1]), and is distributed with certain versions of Microsoft Visual Studio as well as in source-code form with the Platform SDK code samples' and is a Diff Tool in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WinDiff for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is WinMerge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinDiff are Beyond Compare, Compare, Diff Checker and WinMerge 2011.

WinDiff 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 WinDiff.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. 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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  2. 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.

    Text file comparison
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    Intuitive interface many options for looking at the data such that it makes sense to the end user, easy to determine the next step for the user based on their initial objective. I love the drag and drop from either side to the other and the way it displays the status of the job in real time.

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  3. Compare icon

    Compare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Notepad++

    Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.

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  4. Diff Checker icon

    Diff Checker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

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

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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.

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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.

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    DirEqual

    • Mac

    DirEqual is a Folder Compare Tool that makes it extremely easy to compare local files and folders on your Mac.

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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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    mergely

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Merge is an online merge and diff tool that allows you to share and save your documents.

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  10. TableTextCompare icon

    TableTextCompare

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted

    "TableTextCompare" (TTC) is a small utility that provides easy comparison of two-tab-delimited or comma-delimited (csv) files, to determine the difference between the two files.

    Sample comparison
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