Cyber Forensics

Comparison of two Files for forensics investigation by Compare IT

Compare It! displays 2 files side by side, with colored differences sections to simplify analyzing.  You can move changes between files with single mouse click or keystroke, and of course you have ability to edit files directly in comparison window. It can make colored printout of differences report, exactly as it’s on the screen. It supports regular expressions, so you could easily strip XML tags from file to compare XML with XML or XML with text!? While running on all MS Windows variants, Compare It! can compare merge save text files from DOS, Windows, UNIX, Mac systems. It can create HTML report of your results.
Compare It

First of all install the Compare It from the Link given below.

Click on Compare It Tool, It will show a window to select the files to be compared.

First select the first file and click on open and then select the second file and click on open.

Now it will show us the changes in highlighted bar.

Now click on View and select Next Change and it will show the next change.

Now click on view and select Changes only. It will show all the changes simultaneously.

Now click on Merge and Select Separate Option.It will separate the changed lines.

Now select Edit checkbox in status bar. The cursor will move to the changed line and now the text can be edited.

AuthorMukul Mohan is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer in Security and Messaging. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist with high level of expertise in handling server side operations based on windows platform. An experienced IT Technical Trainer with over 20 years’ Experience. You can contact him at