Can someone recommend program to compare files?

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zbernie
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Can someone recommend program to compare files?

#1 Post by zbernie » 09.06.2020, 03:37

The option to compare files requires an external program. Can someone please recommend some programs that might be used for this purpose?

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Re: Can someone recommend program to compare files?

#2 Post by zbernie » 09.06.2020, 03:51

Nevermind, I have Visual Studio Code installed which should work.

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Re: Can someone recommend program to compare files?

#3 Post by BGM » 09.06.2020, 15:56

I use WinMerge
(Windows 7 Professional 64bit)

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Re: Can someone recommend program to compare files?

#4 Post by m-a-r-k » 09.06.2020, 19:55

Beyond Compare is the best.

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Re: Can someone recommend program to compare files?

#5 Post by Timon » 10.06.2020, 19:42

PSPad - http://www.pspad.com/en/download.php
Tools -> Settings -> Programs -> Compare files:
Program:
C:\Program Files\PSPad editor\PSPad.exe
Parameters:
-D %FileCompare1% %FileCompare2%

WinMerge - https://winmerge.org/downloads/?lang=en
Tools -> Settings -> Programs -> Compare files:
Program:
C:\Program Files\WinMerge\WinMergeU.exe
Parameters:
%FileCompare1% %FileCompare2%

Both apps are free

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