Compare two folders. Example.
In this example we are going to compare two folders. Some files in
folders were deleted, some were changed, also, we created some new
files. This example shows how you can use Compare PDF and analyze
Run folder comparison
First we should run folder comparison. Follow step-by-step
how to compare two files.
Below is the report of folder comparison. Learn more about folder
PDF you can quickly learn some common information about found
bar shows the number of new (blue color), modified (green color), and
deleted (red color) files.
Compare PDF you can quickly learn some common information
about found modifications.
This information is also represented on Info Panel of Compare
As you can see on the info panel:
The number of new files is 3, the number of deleted files is 2, and
the number of modified files is 1.
files were added
"fsa_manual2.pdf" and "fsa_manual3.pdf" were
created in folder "Manuals".
case folder has
icon (some new files appeared in this folder).
files were removed
"Compare PDF Online Solutions Industry" and "Compare
PDF Online Solutions" were deleted from folder
case folder has
icon (some files were deleted).
files were modified
"Sample Compare Document 1_0" in Press Releases folder was
PDF marks the folder with modified file with green color:
file marks with
comparing folders, you can select two modified files and compare them.
In our sample we can double click on file with "modified"
to start file comparison.
you can generate comparative report. Select necessary option in
Please, note: the advanced report is the most informative as it
contains details of changes of all files in folders, but it may take
much time to generate this type of report.