Screeenshot of KDiff3
Screeenshot of KDiff3

KDiff3 is a file and folder diff and merge tool which

  • compares and merges two or three text input files or folders,
  • shows the differences line by line and character by character(!),
  • provides an automatic merge-facility,
  • has an editor for comfortable solving of merge-conflicts,
  • provides network transparency via KIO,
  • has options to highlight or hide changes in white-space or comments,
  • supports Unicode, UTF-8 and other file encodings,
  • prints differences,
  • supports version control keyword and history merging.


Install on Linux This button only works with Discover and other AppStream application stores. You can also use your distribution's package manager.


1.8.5 January 10, 2021
1.8.4 August 25, 2020
1.8.3 June 24, 2020
1.8.2 March 29, 2020
1.8.1 March 23, 2019
1.8.0 March 22, 2019
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