xxdiff Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to xxdiff for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows 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 Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to xxdiff are WinMerge (Free, Open Source), Beyond Compare (Paid), Diffinity (Free) and Compare (Free, Open Source).

    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. 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. 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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    5. Comparison plugin for Notepad++ editor.


    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. P4Merge uses color coding to allow users to visualize the differences between file or images. It allows three-way merging among files, and shows side-by-side file/image comparison.
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    10. 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.

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