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I two sets of files with directories in a tree structure in two different "root" directories. The files are mostly identical, but a few have some minor edits. Can anyone recommend some free software that would help me quickly identify which files have changed.

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winmerge: http://winmerge.org/

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It looks to me like I still have to manually click through all the complex directory structure in order to see the list of different files. I can't work out how to see all the different files at the same time. –  Mick Oct 21 '10 at 9:57
It defo does directory level comparisons, in fact it says so right on the homepage of it. Im a linux user so i use linux tools, but i know the windows people here swear by winmerge. winmerge.org/docs/tour/#tour_comparingdirs –  Sirex Oct 21 '10 at 10:55
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