Meld (software)

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Meld Logo-48.svg
Meld file1.png
Meld 1.x.y performing a file comparison
Original author(s) Stephen Kennedy, Kai Willadsen, Vincent Legoll
Developer(s) The GNOME Project
Initial release July 1, 2005; 9 years ago (2005-07-01)[1]
Stable release 1.8.5 / May 17, 2014; 52 days ago (2014-05-17)[2]
Preview release 3.11.1 / May 25, 2014; 44 days ago (2014-05-25)[3]
Written in Python, PyGTK/PyGObject
Operating system Linux and Unix-like, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows
Type Diff viewer
License GPL-2.0

Meld is the visual diff and merge tool of GNOME targeted at developers. It allows users to compare two or three files or directories visually, color-coding the different lines.

Meld allows to compare files, directories, and version controlled repositories. It provides two- and three-way comparison of both files and directories, and supports many version control systems including Git, Mercurial, Bazaar, CVS and Subversion.

Meld is free and open-source software subject to the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

There are two version of Meld, both are written in Python, the "legacy" version uses PyGTK, the future version its successor PyGObject.

Meld stable 1.x.y[edit]

  • Python 2.6
  • GTK+/pygtk 2.14
  • GLib/pygobject 2.16
  • GtkSourceView/pygtksourceview 2.10 (optional)

Meld devel 3.11[edit]

  • Python 2.7
  • GTK+ 3.6
  • GLib 2.34
  • PyGObject 3.8
  • GtkSourceView 3.6

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