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Diffuse is a graphical tool for merging and comparing text files. Diffuse is able to compare an arbitrary number of files side-by-side and gives users the ability to manually adjust line matching and directly edit files. Diffuse can also retrieve revisions of files from several VCSs for comparison and merging.

Some key features of Diffuse:


For a more detailed documentation for users, translators and developers, see the documentation.


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Diffuse is under the GPLv2.

The file is licensed under the FSF-AP license.

Copyright (C) 2006-2019 Derrick Moser
Copyright (C) 2015-2023 Romain Failliot

Icon made by @jimmac.

This repository is a fork of the original project on SourceForge, which doesn’t seem to be maintained anymore: