Find character-level changes between two versions of the same text by viewing them side by side with all differences highlighted. Just cut-and-paste the text you want to compare into the boxes below.

Please note that comparison in this online version is limited to the first 3,000 words of text.



About BBR TextCompare

TextCompare was developed by BBR to give our clients a comprehensive audit trail when we edit their manuscripts. It was inspired by the “Find Differences” feature in TextWrangler and uses Horde’s Text_Diff package for the heavy lifting. If you want a consolidated report like Word’s change-tracking, try instead. Please send bug reports, feedback and offers of editing work to