This article spotlights alternative tools to split.
The software featured here is free and open source. All tools provide a command-line interface (CLI) unless otherwise stated.
|Alternatives to split|
|lxSplit||Simple tool for splitting files and joining the split files|
|csplitb||Split binary files based on content boundaries rather than index boundaries|
|csplit||Split a file into two or more smaller files determined by context lines|
|filesplitter||A Python tool for splitting files|
|xtmsplit||Xtremsplit-compliant file splitter and merger|
Have we missed any open source alternatives to split? Please let us know!
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I’ve added a page for filesplitter.
Image added to the page.
There’s also xtmsplit, a Xtremsplit-compliant file splitter/merger
Thanks Pierre. I’ve added this to the article. I’ve (hopefully ok) translated the flags as they are in French.