Meld Reviews

Unusably slow for CSV files

Negative Review by dandv
about Meld 1 hour ago

For CSV files that differ by something simple in each line, like the date format being YYYY-MM-DD vs. MM/DD/YYYY, Meld is extremely slow. It takes MINUTES (or hours, who knows, I quit it after 5 minutes) to highlight the inline difference. I've filed a bug against this in their Bugzilla - let's hope the developer fixes it.

By comparison (no pun intended), the CompareIt tool (2009, Windows only, ) is 25 times faster.


Files or Folders So easy So useful 1 Helpful

Positive Review by ugurozturk
about Meld Mar 2017

This program is amazing. I'm using it with my backups compare and via not-known git friends. Really useful. Easy to patch files to files , line by line, change to change. It is also so soft to use (Windows 10). You should give it a try


Pretty and productive 1 Helpful

Positive Review by woosting
about Meld Aug 2016

Easy on the eyes User Interface (UI) which is clear and to the point. Should have used it sooner!


A definite alternative to Araxis Merge, however has been no longer developed since July 2015

Positive Review by kentdyer
about Meld and Araxis Merge Oct 2015

Have used Araxis Merge for years at my work place.. However, was pleased to see Meld Merge when I installed Linux Mint. Also, had come to discover that Meld is also available for Windows. Was a bit saddened to read that Meld Merge for Windows has been stopped in Development as of July 2015.