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Compare plugin for Notepad++
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Compare plugin for Notepad++

A very useful diff plugin to show the difference between:

  • 2 files (side by side)
  • Diff against Git (with the help of libgit2 )
  • Diff against SVN (with the help of sqlite )
  • Diff since last Save

Build Status

  • AppVeyor VS2013 and VS2015 Build status
  • Travis 'mingw-w64' cmake build Build Status

Build Compare plugin for Notepad++ from source:

  1. Open plugin_compare\compare-plugin\projects\2013\Compare.vcxproj
  2. Build Compare plugin like a normal Visual Studio project. Available platforms are x86 win32 and x64 for Unicode Release and Debug.
  3. CMake config is available and tested for the generators MinGW Makefiles, Visual Studio and NMake Makefiles


To install the plugin manually for usage with Notepad++, copy ComparePlugin.dll and ComparePlugin subfolder into the plugins directory (Notepad++ installation dir)\Notepad++\Plugins. The ComparePlugin subfolder contains the libs libgit2.dll and sqlite.dll for the Diff against Git and SVN (please use the correct library versions - x86 or x64).

Get Compare plugin for Notepad++ at the web:

  • via Notepad++ PluginManager
  • from GitHub project link Releases section
  • manual download of continuous builds from Appveyor

Additional information:


see ReleaseNotes.txt

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