Kompare – graphical difference viewer

Kompare is an open source GUI front-end program that enables differences between source files to be viewed and merged. Kompare can be used to compare differences on files or the contents of folders. Kompare supports a variety of diff formats and provide many options to customize the information level displayed.

Whether you are a developer comparing source code, or you just want to see the difference between that research paper draft and the final document, Kompare is a useful tool.

Kompare is part of the KDE desktop environment.

Features include:

  • Comparison of files or directories via a graphical interface.
  • Bezier-based connection widget lets you see both source and destination as they really appear.
  • Graphical viewing of patch files in normal, context, unified and diff formats.
  • Interactive application of differences.
  • Full network transparency.
  • Ability to view plain-text diff output in the embedded viewer.
  • Easy navigation of multiple-file diffs with the dockable navigation tree.
  • Graphical interface to commonly used diff command line options.
  • Switch source and destination with one command.

Website: userbase.kde.org/Kompare
Support: Handbook
Developer: The Kompare Team
License: GNU GPL v2

Kompare
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Kompare is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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