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Beyond Compare Reviews

Beyond Compare allows you to compare files and folders.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Beyond Compare and what they use it for.
  • How to verify that the files are copied without problems?
    Checksums are better long term. However a nice GUI program: Beyond Compare from Scooter Software is a native Windows app that will compare entire subdirectories or even entire disks and will show a GUI of changes / mods / missing / extra files. It costs money but it's worth it -- both Windows AND Linux versions. Free 30 day trial. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Thank goodness for backups
    Ugh, ok, I feel pretty stupid but, I was messing around with Beyond Compare (a nice piece of software that I highly recommend, btw) comparing my internal drive with an incomplete backup thereof, trying to delete duplicates. My best guess (and I'm still not sure but taking an educated guess) at what happened is, while I was deleting, I accidentally selected *both* the left and right sides, instead of just the... - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • What are some of the coolest/most useful programs to have in 2022?
    BeyondCompare is a tool I love for comparing configuration files or t directory trees. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Favorite source code comparison tool / diff tool?
    I love Beyond Compare 4. I use it often for folder and file diffs. I like that I can have different projects for each codebase. The coloration and UI is nice too. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Beyond Compare

15 Best Alternatives to WinMerge for 2021
Beyond Compare claims that it’s a focused comparison tool. That’s because with this tool, you can use simple, yet powerful commands and concentrate only on the differences that interest you. The tool lets you ignore the others. That makes it a suitable alternative to WinMerge. The changes can then be merged smoothly and the files synchronized. You’re ready with a report for your reference and records after a quick...
12 Best Free File Comparison Tools for Windows 10
Beyond Compare is another great file comparison tool that uses its intelligent technology to compare files and folders. It uses simple, yet strong commands that highlight the difference you are looking for ignoring the ones you are not interested in. It helps merge changes, synchronize files, and even produce reports.
6 FileZilla Alternatives for Secure File Transfer
Beyond Compare’s strongest feature may be its ability to work from the command line as a file syncing service across your devices. Set and filter the files you want copied among your devices, and Beyond Compare can update throughout your system.

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