icdiff – improved colored diff

Your terminal can display color, but most diff tools don’t make good use of it. By highlighting changes, icdiff can show you the differences between similar files without getting in the way. This is especially helpful for identifying and understanding small changes within existing lines.

Instead of trying to be a diff replacement for all circumstances, the goal of icdiff is to be a tool you can reach for to get a better picture of what changed when it’s not immediately obvious from diff.

icdiff is free and open source software.

Website: www.jefftk.com/icdiff
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Jeff Kaufman and many contributors
License: GNU General Public License compatible

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icdiff is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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