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Compare++ is an auxiliary tool for programmers and Web developers. The tool can syntax-aware compare text files and folders quickly, do 3way merge. It is useful to detect differences of codes and match.[1] In the review of Softsea in the June 2, 2010, Compare++ was awarded 5 Stars Rating.[2] Compare++ runs on Microsoft Windows and is compatible with Windows 7.[3]

On May 31, 2010, Compare++ got an Editor's Pick by Brothersoft. The editor described that "Compare++ structured compares and merges code, files and folders, and can detect function changes" and "highlights differences in a side-by-side interface".[4]

Sinix, writing for Russian Software Developer Network (RSDN) on May 15, 2010, commented the beta version of Compare++ and said "Compare++(beta, but the potential is good)",and "Compare++ already knows how to detect and align methods, but only for C++ files. They promise to support other languages".[5] In version 2, it can do syntax-aware comparison not only for C/C++ but also for Java, C#, Javascript, CSS.


According to the description on,[6] Compare++ includes following features:

  • Do data comparison, source code structured comparison, smart code diff and Directory synchronization;
  • Ignore comment, newline, pure format changes;
  • "Compare similar functions even from different files";
  • Aligns and compares "sub-sections of files such as C++ functions, classes";
  • "In-place editing and comparing of files";
  • "Compare or open the containing folder for loaded files";
  • Integrates with other products such as revision control system;
  • command line interface;

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Warning: According to Norton, BrotherSoft is rated red. Use it with extreme caution.

  1. ^ "A useful auxiliary tool for file/code comparison". 2010-06-02. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Softsea editors review". Softsea. 2010-05-30. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 
  3. ^ "Compare++ - Windows 7 Download awards". Windows7Download. 2010-06-04. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 
  4. ^ "Brothersoft editors review". Brothersoft. 2010-05-31. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 
  5. ^ "Diff-tools:What is all that miserable?". 2010-05-15. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 
  6. ^ "Compare++'s Description". PCMAG.COM. 2010-05-28. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 

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