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Another option I recommend comparing two Word docs (and just about anything) is Beyond Compare.[0]

It's the software you would have to buy, but if you have to compare files a lot I would highly recommend it. (Runs on multiple platforms, too.)

[0]: https://www.scootersoftware.com




WinMerge does the same, and it's open source. It's only for Windows, though.

http://winmerge.org/


Yeah, WinMerge a nice tool, too.

Aside from multi platform, BC has things like CSV compare and marking unimportant changes are fairly robust. I do personally prefer open source myself, but BC is certainly one of the few that I didn't mind paying for.




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