downloaded and compared the latest versions of popular file comparison
programs: Beyond Compare, Diff Doc, Compare It!, Merge, Compare Suite,
Synkronizer, Excel Compare.
We reviewed product's ability to compare Excel (.xls) files,
spreadsheets and workbooks.
Compare is a tool that saves you the trouble of manual search for
differences and offers you computer-aided comparing of Excel
files. Excel Compare allows you to compare Excel files, Excel
spreadsheets and selected ranges of sheets. Excel Compare compares
data straight from your worksheets, and presents the results on a
new Excel sheet as a publication-quality report (Difference
Report), that is ready to print or save. The report displays the
added, deleted and changed data. Use this tool for the analysis of
the made changes.
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30 - 200
Allows to merge (only developer version for
200$) and compare Excel files.
- Merge ability is only
in developer version
- Merging can corrupt
data that is the result of calculations using formulas.
- Deals just with Excel
worksheets and cannot support any other file format (.doc, .pdf)
is an easy-to-use, yet extremely powerful, Excel tool for
comparing and synchronizing Excel spreadsheets and Excel
databases. Synkronizer makes your life easier by saving your time
and speeding up your data processing. It's a must-have Excel
add-in for everyone from power users to beginner users.
software engineers and web masters
legal, health care, education professionals:
For those software engineers who work only with Excel files, we would recommend Synkronizer. It
allows compare Excel files, but lack other functionality
(comparing other file formats).
Synkronizer. Has ability to merge Excel files
(only in developer version that costs 200 US$). But merge ability
is useful only for plain structured excel spreadsheets.
For legal, health care, education
professionals we would recommend our Compare Suite.
Once you need to compare Excel file you will have to apply
several comparison methods, such as compare files by words and by
keywords. Only Compare Suite can suggest you "by
keywords" comparison method. Read
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