is a free and effective software specially designed to help you compare and analyze changes made to different versions of a file, folder or directory, and then display their differences in text. Specifically, WinMerge
displays the differences it notices between two file versions.WinMerge
gives you the ability to sync changes, and is great software for users working on a joint project. Using the software is simple, you just have to choose the two folders or files to compare and then all the differences between them are displayed and highlighted in the main window.
In conclusion, if you need to differentiate or merge the contents of two files to check what has changed between the two versions, WinMerge
is what you need and is free and perfectly functional.Documentation
Fast, easy to use and it works! This is a great utility for developers that highlights any differences between one text file and another. It works with any text file - XML, HTML, source files, config files. It compares not just visible characters but whitespace as well. Just select two files in Explorer, right click and choose Compare and Winmerge compares them.
Makes work so much easier! WinMerge is one of those software that every user should have.