When comparing AraxisMerge vs Sublimerge, the Slant community recommends Sublimerge for most people. In the question“What are the best merge applications for Git?” Sublimerge is ranked 12th while AraxisMerge is ranked 17th.
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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 diff allows easy merging of files
Pro Highlights intraline changes
Pro Built-in support for Git, Subversion and Mercurial commands
Sublimerge automatically integrates with your version control history, and lets you compare between revisions, branches, remotes, and the staging area.
Pro Can compare to clipboard contents
AraxisMerge is not free and it's quite expensive:
$129 Standard and $269 Professional
Con It's NOT Open Source
You can't fix or, implement nothing. And when the developer abandons the project you will be left in the lurch.
Con It's not free
Nither as free price nor as free in freedom.
Con Cannot compare text within the same file
Sublimerge can only compare entire file diffs, but not two selections within a file. Comparing within files can be useful for example, by refactoring two similar functions to use a shared function. With Sublimerge, you need to copy the sections into two new temporary tabs and compare between the two. This can be cumbersome, as if you have another untitled file, you won't be able to know which one is which.