When comparing AraxisMerge vs CodeCompare, the Slant community recommends AraxisMerge for most people. In the question“What are the best diff tools for Git?” AraxisMerge is ranked 9th while CodeCompare is ranked 11th.
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Pro Update alternative files Word, PDF and even images
Pro Beautiful interface
Pro Directory comparisons
AraxisMerge supports comparing different directories with each other.
Pro Three way merges
AraxisMerge supports three way merges.
Pro Point and click merging
AraxisMerge has a feature which is very helpful especially for beginners. By clicking on different parts of a text file you can select all the parts to added in a final merged file. The comparison display also updates real-time as the merge happens.
Pro Works great on large files
Pro Three-way comparison and automatic merging
Three comparison panes with horizontal and vertical layouts
- Integrates with version control systems as the merging tool for conflicting file revisions
- Non-conflicting changes are merged automatically
- Merging conflicts are highlighted
- One-click conflict resolution with a mouse button
Pro Offers free version and paid for version
You get a lot more if you pay for the pro version.
Pro Supports comparing folders
Can diff entire folders
Pro Integrated into Visual Studio
Can be used either as a stand-alone product or as the built in diff/merge tool for Visual Studio.
AraxisMerge is not free and it's quite expensive:
$129 Standard and $269 Professional
Con Free version is limited
Whereas there is a free version, it is missing a lot of great features that you're forced to pay for if you want.