Text file differencing and merging tool – WinMerge

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Yesterday, I have posted one article regarding finding out text differences, I got many mails on the same for that I would like to thank each and everyone for taking out your valuable time and letting me know about more useful tools in the web market.

Adding to my previous article which I have posted yesterday, today I would like to share one more free-ware tool which compare directories or individual files very easily, and thanks to “Rich” for sharing this to me. And I would like to say this tool is awesome enough, the name of the tool is “WinMerge“,WinMerge is for windows only, it has got more features like Visual differencing and merging of text files, Flexible editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap, Handles Windows, Unix and Mac text file formats, Unicode support etc., detailed description of respective features has been depicted below:


  • Visual differencing and merging of text files
  • Flexible editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap
  • Handles Windows, Unix and Mac text file formats
  • Unicode support
  • Difference pane shows current difference in two vertical panes
  • Location pane shows map of files compared
  • Highlights differences inside lines in file compare
  • Regular Expression based file filters in directory compare allow excluding and including items
  • Moved lines detection in file compare
  • Creates patch files
  • Resolve conflict files
  • Shell Integration (supports 64-bit Windows versions)
  • Rudimentary Visual SourceSafe and Rational ClearCase integration
  • Archive file support using 7-Zip
  • Plugin support
  • Localizable interface
  • Online manual and installed HTML Help manual
WinMerge for Windows

WinMerge for Windows

WinMerge is for Windows Systems, for downloading this software you can click here

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Vivekanand [Founder of DeveloperSnippets]

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You’re welcome. Glad you liked the tool; I use it every day and has been a big plus to my development activities.

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