xxdiff Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to xxdiff for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. 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 25 alternatives to xxdiff and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to xxdiff are Beyond Compare (Paid), TextWrangler (Free), Kaleidoscope (Paid) and Araxis Merge (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 8, 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. 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.


    3. TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool.

      Discontinued

      The developers announced that development of TextWrangler has stopped, in favor of concentrating their efforts on the development of BBEdit.

      Quoted from the TextWrangler webpage, "We are sunsetting TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone interested in TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead."

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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.
    4. 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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    5. DiffMerge is a graphical file comparison program for Windows, Mac OS X and Unix, published by SourceGear. * Integrates with Windows Explorer; adds a shortcut to the context menu. * Compatible with different character encodings, including Unicode support.

      Discontinued

      No releases since October 2013: latest version, 4.2.0, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    6. FileMerge lets you compare one file to another or one directory to another and merge the files or directories together.
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    7. 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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    8. SmartSynchronize is a multi-platform file and directory compare tool. It allows you to compare files or perform 3-way-merges, both with the ability to edit the file contents.
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    9. 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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