SourceGear DiffMerge 3.3.0 Build 18513
Compare two folders or multiple files
The application is specially designed to offer a little comfort when using programing languages. It relies on a set of rules to identify differences. These are found in a list and range from basic TXT files to C/C++/C# Source, Python, Java and several other.
Loading a file splits the main window into two sections, one for the original file and the other for the modified one. Moreover, a three way difference manager can be accessed, with the original file centered to carefully view modifications. The same can be said about the folder compare option, where files of selected directories are displayed, with the possibility to open files with differences in a separate manager for further editing.
Merge different files into a single one
While a management window is active, you can modify the content of the newer version or copy the whole content from the original. The three way manager is similar, with the possibility for differences from the two other files to be imported in the original.
Unfortunately, merging options prove a little difficult to use and you can only copy from one of the sides. Save with caution, because you are not asked whether or not a new file is to be created, the original one being overwritten.
To end with
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that SourceGear DiffMerge comes in handy mostly to those who speak coding as a mother language. The highlight option easily spots any differences, but take caution when editing and saving.
Reviewed by Mircea Dragomir on May 19th, 2014
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- Folder Window Equivalence Mode:
- The Folder Window now has 3 different methods for compairing pairs of files:
- The original, exact (byte-for-byte) method that marks files as identical or different.
- A new Simple Equivlance method that can ignore whitespace and EOL characters and mark files as identical, equivalent, or different.
Application descriptionDiffMerge is an application that allows you to visually compare and merge files.DiffMerge enables you to perform three...