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Software to visually compare jpg/png with different compression levels

Looking for a program (windows) that will allow me to look at a jpg/png (or other image format) and change the compression level on an ad hoc basis and see what the quality of the resulting image is ...
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macOS: Looking for app to find duplicate files between 2 folders, 1st folder set to read-only, mutual duplicates only marked in 2nd folder

I'm looking for a mac equivalent of MindGems Fast Duplicate File Finder on Windows. No affiliation. As the feature list shows https://www.mindgems.com/products/Fast-Duplicate-File-Finder/Fast-...
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Software to compare two folders recursively

I am going to reorganise a lot of files and I do not want any files to go missing. I am using Windows. Is there a way I can compare two folders recursively? For example, folder 1 MyFiles/ ├─ ...
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File comparison: Character level compare with side-by-side merge functionalities

I am looking for a software or other solution where I can compare text files at the character level and have a side-by-side view where I can apply changes (on the character level!) from one side to ...
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Any recommendation for Image comparison tool?

Basically I compress images to reduce sizes, but for JPEG this will lead to quality loss. For now, I open Windows photo viewer twice, one for original images and one for compressed one, maximize the ...
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Need help in deciding on a video editor

I currently use Resolve 17 on my PC but I have noticed that it really lags when I try to play the video in preview. It got me thinking, while Resolve is really powerful I barely use majority of it's ...
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Shell command to determine the similarity of two images on macOS

I’m looking for a tool/software that will compare two bitmap images (pixel graphics) of same size and shape (aspect ratio and orientation) and return their rate of similarity (e.g. in %). Should run ...
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Looking for software: diff for video

I’m looking for software that can identify the differences in scenes between two videos. That is, I’m interested in inserted or removed sections of a video. (Think “Which scenes does the director’s ...
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Graphical difftool for Linux that supports word wrap/line break

Using Ubuntu Linux 20.04 I would like to use a graphical diff tool (like Meld, Kdiff3, Kompare, etc.) that supports automatic line breaks. What I mean by that is that I would like to see the entire ...
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Using RegEx to automerge text files

I'm looking for a tool that will let me run a comparison on two files (A and B) and automatically copy changes from B to A if the text in B matches a regular expression. I've experimented with diff ...
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Software / Site for Comparison Lists

Wondering if anyone has a suggestion for either a website or a piece of software useful for recording information on things you're trying to compare? Examples: Looking for a house - would be nice to ...
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Gratis Windows tool to find similar, but not identical directories

While we have a tag for duplicate-files, that's not exactly what I am looking for. I have a 12tB drive which is almost full (don't ask), which I fear contains many duplicated, or almost duplicated ...
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File comparison tool with sufficient heuristics to compare structured data like XML, HTML, JSON, and INI files

File comparison programs like WinMerge and WinMerge2011 are excellent for comparing general, non-structured data. But for comparing files that contain structured text data, like XML, HTML, and JSON, ...
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Is there a python library of module to compare something over a number of parameters?

When working in python for research I often end up with some problem where I want to compare a result over a different number of parameters. params1 = [0.1, 0.2, 0.3] params2 = [5, 10, 50] parmas3 = ...
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Audio/video content match up and comparison

As a multimedia collector/archivist I often have to compare several audio/video files which are ostensibly duplicates apart from being of different quality / originating from different sources. The ...
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CLI tool to compare 2 JSON files without regards to order of data objects AND returns an errorlevel environment variable

I'm searching for a CLI (Windows) tool to compare 2 JSON files. The trick is that the data objects within the JSON files may be in different orders (positions). Even if the order of data objects ...
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How to compare 2 large txt files

I have 2 txt documents, they are not formated the same way. But I know for sure one of them have some copy pasta from the other one. Is there any tool to find these copied sentences? I have tried some ...
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Is there something just like WinMerge only it supports showing all the differences "in one view"?

I use WinMerge all the time, by calling it such as this: winmerge.exe zip1 zip2 (Basically.) That gives me a nice diff of each file inside the both archives, and I can see the changes clearly, just ...
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Windows tool to diff 3 or more files

I am looking for a tool for Windows. It must allow comparing at least 3 text blocks. Any recommendations? Update: 4 or more files at the same time is even better
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Bitsadmin vs. Powershell in downloading

So, recently, I asked a question about downloading a file to a variable. My team previously used powershell to download like this: powershell.exe (new-object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadFile('https:...
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Most Suitable Technique To Compare Human Skin

I'm working on a project that involves analysing an image of a 3D avatar face and determining how realistic it looks. One of the metrics for this realism is based on the skin, more specifically its ...
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Compare two websites

I need to compare two sites say X and Y. Both X and Y are the same websites, but in Y we made some changes in a particular stage. So I need to verify the changes by comparing X and Y. Can you suggest ...
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Looking for a tool that compares more than 3 hex files (.img) and can automatically resolve differences

I have a drive that isn't working (no filesystem), but I can image the drive. I have multiple .img image files of the same 4GB drive (just clones of the drive) but they're all a bit different. ~50% ...
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Which IDE is same as Visual Studio IDE for Comparing the latest document changes for wordpress?

I am looking same like a Visual Studio IDE for Comparing the latest document changes. refer image But Visual studio did not support PHP. So I am looking same functionality in any IDE which is ...
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Recommendations for software, library or framework to delta large CSV Files

I am currently investigating what is out there that would quickly and efficiently compare and produce a delta from CSV Files. What I am dealing with is data that is outputted from Sybase ASE. These ...
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Hash comparison tool or script

I need to see if there is a tool out there that can help me with a project I am working on. I have a remote set of files that we have imported a few TBs, the remote site has sent me a text file that ...
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Open-source C++ code comparison tool

I'm looking for an open source tool to compare two C++ sources and tell me if they are the same after disregarding comments, formatting and identifier renames. The purpose is NOT to detect plagiarism,...
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Compare two structured PDF documents

There are a lot of questions up here about comparing two PDF files, but I have (what I think is) a different requirement. We generate documents that are structured around outlines - section 1, ...
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Compare PDF to scanned image of the PDF

I am guessing this is a long shot, but here goes. We email a PDF to a client, they print it out, sign it and perhaps annotate it, scan it back in and then email it back to us. So the PDF that comes ...
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PDF comparison tool

I want to compare two PDF files and show the differences. The application must be gratis run on Windows (10 at least, 7 appreciated) compare the text that is contained in those PDFs visually ...
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Comparing two finite trees

I need an editor which allows to enter a tree, each node of which may contain several subnodes. The enter part is easy. I can use just a text editor and a hierarchical list like * a ** b ** c *** d ...
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Compare two image files for identical data - excluding metadata?

I have lots of photos from the web I’d like to add GPS exif data to, but I rely on removing duplicates by using comparison tools like cmp, md5sum andduff. If I edit the exif data, then no tools I ...
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Android app to create and visualise price history database

I am looking for app that allows easy adding and comparing price entries. For example I would be able to enter that 500GB SSD disk costs 400PLN or that 2kg bag of onions costs 2 PLN, with two effects ...
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Merge two Movie libraries - Software that will ignore duplicates but take higher quality of two files

I'm looking for reccomendations for either Windows or Linux, or worst case Mac, for software to combine librarys. Often people want to do a library swap, but the truth is, I don't trust most peoples ...
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PyCharm Edu vs PyCharm CE with EduTools Plugin

To be blunt, are they the same? Does PyCharm Edu provide something that the EduTools Plugin for other JetBrain IDE's doesn't? I am a new teacher that is wondering what the difference between these two ...
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Software to compare two images in diff size, to know if the small image exists in large image or not

so the case is I have a large picture (name as screenshot) and second pic is the smallest (name as reference). so the program will check and tell if the reference pic exist in large picture or not (...
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rough comparison of files

I want to compare two editions of one book. The book is very long and the editions are close but not identical. I have extracted the texts with OCR. The obtained text-files have mistakes and many ...
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Tool to compare MySQL and Cassandra databases

Is there any tool to compare migrated data from MySQL database to Cassandra after migration?
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Matching phone numbers within a vCard or CSV

I have an iPhone with Whatsapp, and a Windows PC with Outlook 2016 that also runs iCloud sync, to sync Outlook contacts with iCloud. Somehow, phone numbers from one contact have been copied over to ...
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Comparing large datasets (up to 100m)

I am working on a data comparison tool in C#. It takes data from two systems, stores them in a local cache (with a unique primary key, some XML and a record number) and run some checks afterwards. ...
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C# Library for 4-way XML comparison

I have 4 XML files: A, B, C, and D. I want to know if the difference between A and B is the same as the difference between C and D. My first thought was to use Microsoft's XML Diff Patch library, ...
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Editor or Tool showing git versions side-by-side

I'm looking for any editor or tool that can view side-by-side two different versions of file in a git repository. There is similar functionality on github, but it only compares the selected version ...
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need sqlite data content compare

I need a free sqlite tool for comparing two sqlite database table values. I've used SQLiteSync, but it's not good at it. any more better graphical tool?
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Know if an image is similar

I'm developing a mobile app and I want to know if you know any JavaScript library or similar to compare two images. I need to apply a search for similar images after the user takes an image with the ...
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Windows software to compare thousands of files byte-by-byte

Can anyone recommend Windows software that will traverse a directory tree and compare every file byte-by-byte with another similarly structured tree. To be considered identical, the files need to ...
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Comparing two directories and build difference directory of changed or new files

Are there any gratis Windows tools that can compare two folders as source and destination in deep and export the differences with folder structure. So considering below sample Source > File 1 ...
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PDF comparison for text with figures

I need to compare two versions of a document that I have in PDF form. This document consists mainly of text with figures. I don't care about the formatting details, but I do care about more than the ...
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Comparison/Review Website Software

I am looking for website software (preferably open source), written in either PHP or ASP.net, where users can login and review a certain place and compare it against others in the area. Does anyone ...
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File comparison software for large amounts of drawing files

I'm trying to find a program that will compare two directories full of these drawing and image files. What this will be used for, is to update a full directory of drawings on a periodic basis. The ...
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Car purchase selection App

I want to buy a new car. I have some strict criteria (like price) but most elements of the car (like milage, acceleration or top speed) are more fluent, so I'd like to know the best ones for my ...
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