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WinMerge Alternatives for Mac

WinMerge is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Meld, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WinMerge and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to WinMerge are FreeFileSync, Beyond Compare, KDiff3 and Araxis Merge.

WinMerge alternatives are mainly Diff Tools but may also be Merge File Tools or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WinMerge.
This page was last updated Jun 20, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com
  • Wine

WinMerge is an open source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files,...

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  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.

    Meld vs WinMerge opinions
    Most users think Meld is a great alternative to WinMerge.

    compares three files. it can not only compare three directories but also merge them!

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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    Thats closest alternative on linux, is free and GUI is similar.

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  2. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.



  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.

    Beyond Compare vs WinMerge opinions
    Most users think Beyond Compare is a great alternative to WinMerge.

    Payed. WinMerge is free as in free beer.

    Negative comment over 1 year ago
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    Very slick; intuitive. I far prefer the side-by side layout to the Winmerge layout, and given the amount I use it am happy to pay.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    Most awesome diff/merge tool I've ever used. Only downside is that it's a commercial product and too expensive for casual use.

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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    Everything included for comparison between folders and across files including line by line cross check

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  4. KDiff3

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool.

    KDiff3 vs WinMerge opinions
    Most users think KDiff3 is a great alternative to WinMerge.

    solid cross platform utility

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    does not diff files (checksum)

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    Lightweight, good 3 ways merge with 4 sub-windows. Really really visualization. I love it, it works from Linux, Windows to Mac.

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  5. Araxis Merge

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.



  6. Kaleidoscope

    • Mac
    • iPad

    Use Kaleidoscope to spot the differences in text and image files. Review changes in seconds with the worlds most advanced file comparison application.

  7. FileMerge

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Xcode

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

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    Cant edit text within program.

    Negative comment about 5 years ago
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  8. 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.

  9. DirEqual

    • Mac

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

  10. DiffMerge is a graphical file comparison program for Windows, Mac OS X and Unix, published by SourceGear.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.0, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website

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