Meld

File comparison

  • Edit files in-place, and your comparison updates on-the-fly
  • Perform two- and three-way diffs and merges
  • Easily navigate between differences and conflicts
  • Visualise global and local differences with insertions, changes and conflicts marked
  • Use the built-in regex text filtering to ignore uninteresting differences
  • Syntax highlighting (with optional gtksourceview)

Directory comparison

  • Compare two or three directories file-by-file, showing new, missing, and altered files
  • Directly open file comparisons of any conflicting or differing files
  • Filter out files or directories to avoid seeing spurious differences
  • Simple file management is also available

Version control

  • Meld supports many version control systems, including Git, Mercurial, Bazaar and SVN
  • Launch file comparisons to check what changes were made, before you commit
  • View file versioning statuses
  • Simple version control actions are also available (i.e., commit/update/add/remove/delete files)

Merge mode (in development)

  • Automatically merge two files using a common ancestor
  • Mark and display the base version of all conflicting changes in the middle pane
  • Visualise and merge independent modifications of the same file
  • Lock down read-only merge bases to avoid mistakes
  • Command line interface for easy integration with existing tools, including git mergetool

Internationalization support

Thanks to many translators and the GNOME Translation Project, Meld is available in many languages. You can check whether your language is supported at Meld's translation statistics page.

If your language isn't supported, or if you'd simply like to assist with translation, you can help out by joining the GNOME Translation project.