Powerful file compare and merge utility. It has built-in editor with syntax highlighting, undo and word-wrap; highlights changes within lines; editing or fast by-difference merging; printing; html and text reports; zip support and Unicode support.
Pros: The latest version can compare and merge binary files also with full editing support right in comparison panes. Also, Compare It! can display images side-by-side. That is the nicest feature of the user friendly interface. On the two panels side by side you get to see the contents. Color coding is used effectively to show original content and a different color highlights the differences between the two files.
Really powerful file compare and merge utility. It features built-in editor with syntax highlighting, undo and word-wrap; highlights changes within lines; editing or fast by-difference merging; printing; html and text reports; zip support; Unicode support; search and replace with regular expressions; manual line matching support; converters support for non-text files comparison. Automatch rules allow you to visually align lines in structured files using extracted key values.
Being a comparator for code, binary, text, HTML and many other data types there are some features available which eminent sense. For example IFilter helps extracting text from non-text files, or remove formatting, e.g. you can view HTML files without tags. It is possible to ignore comments with RegExps, but additionally now this could be done with simple options, and it will work for all supported syntaxes. Separate mode will help in case there’s no need to align different lines. With unlock scroll the dual panes can be scrolled independently of each other.
Cons: Did not find anything adverse or that does not make sense.
Overall: This is a very useful application for developers/programmers in particular. This is easy to use has a lot of sensible features. This is a certain winner of 4 star rating.