Here at last the promised post on BeyondCompare.
Pricing: $30 Standard Edition / $50 Pro Edition
- Compares directory structures (also over FTP) using powerful filtering options
- Compares text files ignoring unimportant differences (configurable)
- Compares text files exactly differently coloring important/unimportant differences
- Compares pictures
- Compares version information of executable files
- Also compares binary files in HEX view.
- Additional file formats for download include HTML tables, HTML tidied, XML tidied, XML tidied with attributes sorted, INI files sorted, text content of Word, Excel and Powerpoint, ...
- Able to save comparison sessions
- Costs some money - but not that much
- Need some time to find and use all the features