UltraCompare Releases

Released: Nov 7, 2019

Updates in v20.00


  • Git conflict resolution mode
    • Easily resolve conflicts in new mode.
    • Select lines to keep – local, remote, or both.
    • See result in bottom pane before saving manual merge changes.
    • Optionally finish commit after all conflicts are resolved.
  • Git version diff mode
    • Visually diff any two versions of a file from a Git repository.
    • Diff working copy, index/staged, branch tip, or a previous commit.
    • Shows Git blame info in tooltip for differences.
  • New Git ribbon
    • "Show" group to toggle Git-specific...

Released: Oct 18, 2018

Updates in v18.10


  • User interface enhancements
    • "Drop here" targets for all modes.
    • Increase / decrease font size for all modes.
    • Welcome page advertises all types of compares.
  • Set font for folder mode.
  • Automatic compare after both compare frames loaded (optional).
  • Updated browser view component for improved HTML / CSS rendering.
  • Improvements and fixes for:
    • Comparing FTP files from UE / UES.
    • Save result (text format).
    • Ignore whitespace.
    • Navigating differences.
    • Scrolling / scroll bar display.
    • 3-way text...

Released: Mar 12, 2018

Updates in v18.00


  • Full syntax highlighting support for source files
    • Theme-based comment, string, and keyword coloring.
    • Automatically detects and uses existing UltraEdit / UEStudio wordfiles.
    • Install additional wordfiles from website (or create your own).
    • Manually set or disable highlighting type per-frame.
    • Configure settings under Settings » Display » Text » Syntax highlighting.
    • See syntax highlighting in active line window.
  • Highlight differences per-word
    • New "Highlight" group in Edit tab with options...

Released: Mar 28, 2017

Updates in v17.00


  • Save result report in HTML format
    • File » Save result report » Save HTML result
    • Saves current view of compare as an HTML file
    • Available for all modes (text, binary, folder, table)
    • Header includes compare settings, file information, ignore options, etc.
    • Toggle header in Settings » Backup & Save
    • Optionally show spaces / tabs
    • Respects "View" setting (all / just differences / matching)
    • Override default styling and colors by saving custom CSS in %APPDATA%\IDMComp\UltraCompare\report...

Released: Jun 9, 2016

Updates in v16.00


  • New ribbon interface
    • Overhauled user interface with new ribbon display and functionality
    • Contextual tabs based upon compare type
    • Quick Access Toolbar
    • Compact mode (saves vertical space)
    • Legacy toolbar/menu mode
    • Full support for ribbon / toolbar customization
  • Modernized application icons
  • Full ultra-high-def (UHD) / 4k display support
  • Excel/table compare mode
    • Compare Excel or plain text CSV formats
    • Select different Excel sheets to compare
    • Specify separator character for CSV
    • Ignore rows...

Released: Jun 16, 2015

Updates in this release

Updates in v15.10

  • Re-engineered Shell Integration - UltraCompare's explorer integration now includes 2 modes, Basic and Advanced. Basic integration allows you to quickly select up to 3 files or folders to compare. Advanced integration allows you to manually specify which files or folders are loaded into which compare frames.
  • New Split Explorer Pane - You can now sort files and folders in a second pane by name, date, type or size.
  • Enhanced logic and internal algorithms for more accurate matching...

Released: Jun 18, 2014

Updates in this release

Updates in v14.00

  • Quickly tweak compare colors with full theme support.
  • Easily filter file and folder comparisons with the new Legend and Filters window.
  • Manage folder compare and folder synchronization, both in the same session.