Kaleidoscope Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Kaleidoscope for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Meld, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Kaleidoscope and 18 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Kaleidoscope are Beyond Compare (Paid), Araxis Merge (Paid), DiffMerge (Free) and FileMerge (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 8, 2021

    1. Meld is a visual diff and merge tool. You can compare two or three files and edit them in place (diffs update dynamically). You can compare two or three folders and launch file comparisons.
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    2. Beyond Compare allows you to compare files and folders. By using simple, powerful commands you can focus on the differences you're interested in and ignore those you're not. You can then merge the changes, synchronize your files, and generate reports for your records.


    3. Merge is the visual file comparison (diff), merging and folder synchronization application from Araxis. Use it to compare and merge source code, web pages, XML and other text files with native application performance.
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    4. DiffMerge is a graphical file comparison program for Windows, Mac OS X and Unix, published by SourceGear. * Integrates with Windows Explorer; adds a shortcut to the context menu. * Compatible with different character encodings, including Unicode support.

      Discontinued

      No releases since October 2013: latest version, 4.2.0, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    5. FileMerge lets you compare one file to another or one directory to another and merge the files or directories together.
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    6. Meld is a visual diff and merge tool targeted at developers. Meld helps you compare files, directories, and version controlled projects. It provides two- and three-way comparison of both files and directories, and has support for many popular version control systems.
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    7. Diffuse is a small and simple text merge tool written in Python. With Diffuse, you can easily merge, edit, and review changes to your code.
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    8. SmartSynchronize is a multi-platform file and directory compare tool. It allows you to compare files or perform 3-way-merges, both with the ability to edit the file contents.
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    9. Intuitive, multi-platform application for two and three-way visual file and folder comparison. Use DeltaWalker to compare (diff) and merge files and to compare and synchronize folders.
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    10. P4Merge uses color coding to allow users to visualize the differences between file or images. It allows three-way merging among files, and shows side-by-side file/image comparison.
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