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Sometimes, whether you’re proofreading, making sure the right information migrated from one document to another or trying to unravel a web coding mystery, comparing documents side-by-side is tricky. It’s easy to miss important details.

That is unless you use DiffNow.com. This program allows you to upload all types of documents so you can compare them side-by-side and easily find errors in text or answers in tricky codes.

It’s a basic site but it can really save you a lot of time and work.

What DiffNow does

Let’s say you’re in charge of updating a manual from a Word document. After you finish with the update, you simply upload the original Word doc manual and then upload your version.

It will immediately flag the differences between the two so you can make the proper corrections and updates.

Another helpful tool in DiffNow is that it works using different formats, such as a PDF. So let’s go back to our updated manual example, except this time the documents have been converted to PDFs. Just upload and compare.

If you’re working on the development side of a website, you can upload Javascript documents so you can easily find the differences. This can help you as you update, change or try to fix a program.

Anyone who has had to fix a website can appreciate this. Upload old and new HTML coding.

If you want to see samples of how this works, visit the site and click on the sample tab on the far right of the blue toolbar. You’ll get to test out how the program works in a variety of formats.

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