Compare Texts Apps and Alternatives

13 applications in this hubLast updated: Feb 15th 2022, 16:55 GMT

In the eventuality that you are working with very similar files or folders, then we don't need to tell you more about the difficulty to spot the differences or minor changes between. If you want to avoid making omissions and reduce the human error to a minimum, then perhaps you can consider using a specialized tool to help you make the accurate comparison between binary, documents, spreadsheets or folders.

The following software solutions are designed to help you make accurate verifications over the text content of documents for the purpose of identifying the similarities and differences between them. The idea with these tools is that you can employ them to make thorough analyses of corpus texts and discover whether they are identical or similar.

Consequentially, they can come in handy for teachers or tutors who may be looking for a method to check papers for plagiarism, for instance. While you can view the differences displayed in the interfaces, you can also grab reports from multiple files and compare them using other third-party apps.

Moreover, such tools can come in handy if you want to make sure whether the necessary corrections are made to the text. Therefore, you can easily verify if the new version of a document includes a set of spelling modifications, for instance.

 

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UltraCompare Professional

UltraCompare Professional 22.10.0.3

An efficient utility you can use to perform text, binary and folder comparisons, that also offers ...

Jan 21st 2022, 20:21 GMT
Windows Vista / Windows Vista 64 bit / Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11
     
  • 10,948 downloads
  • 15.1 MB
ExamDiff Pro

ExamDiff Pro 12.0.1.14

An efficient and easy to use utility designed for faultless comparison between text files, binary ...

Feb 7th 2022, 23:31 GMT
Windows XP / Windows XP 64 bit / Windows Vista / Windows Vista 64 bit / Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 2003 / Windows 2008 / Windows 2008 64 bit / Windows Server 2012 / Windows Server 2012 R2 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows Server 2016 / Windows Server 2019
     
  • 12,518 downloads
  • 10.8 MB
KDiff3

KDiff3 0.9.98

An efficient and user-friendly software utility functioning as a text comparison tool, helping you...

Jul 5th 2014, 22:30 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 1,710 downloads
  • 442 KB
Personal Dictionary

Personal Dictionary 0.4

Compare two TXT files and analyze the different words, edit the identified items, and add them to ...

Dec 15th 2009, 09:52 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 12,810 downloads
  • 544 KB
TextDiff

TextDiff 4.6

Portable app that compares two text files or two difderent folders, highlights differences, suppor...

Jun 12th 2010, 12:52 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 1,419 downloads
  • 89 KB
DiffLines

DiffLines 2.0

Compare two text documents with a size of up to 4GB by placing them side by side, in order to spot...

Aug 6th 2007, 23:01 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 3,932 downloads
  • 727 KB
ASCIIDiff Text File Comparison Utility

ASCIIDiff Text File Comparison Utility 1.6.0

Compare two text files which can also contain source code with differences neatly highlighted for ...

Jun 20th 2007, 23:01 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 380 downloads
  • 191 MB
Draftable Compare

Draftable Compare 2.3.800

Find the difference in text documents like PDF, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, with differences neat...

Nov 23rd 2020, 14:08 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 72,286 downloads
  • 14.4 MB
Beyond Compare

Beyond Compare 4.4.1 Build 26165

A comprehensive and powerful utility that enables you to compare various file formats, merge docum...

Dec 21st 2021, 11:48 GMT
Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows Vista 64 bit / Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 2003 / Windows 2008 / Windows 2008 64 bit / Windows 2008 R2 / Windows Server 2012 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit
     
  • 2,264 downloads
  • 42.6 MB
Meld

Meld 3.20.4

Compare files, directories and version controlled projects on your computer by turning to this lig...

Aug 13th 2021, 12:16 GMT
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit
     
  • 450,035 downloads
  • 3.95 MB
Notepad++

Notepad++ 8.3.1

This advanced word processor empowers users to work on their text: the column mode and multi-editi...

Feb 15th 2022, 16:55 GMT
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11
     
  • 27,841 downloads
  • 7.53 MB
WinMerge

WinMerge 2.16.18.0

Compare and merge files into one single iteration, avoiding the use of space for identical element...

Jan 27th 2022, 22:56 GMT
Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11
     
  • 18,869 downloads
  • 9.58 MB
Portable WinMerge

Portable WinMerge 2.16.18.0

Tiny, yet powerful application which helps you visually compare two files or directories, as well ...

Jan 27th 2022, 22:46 GMT
Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11