Meld Diff Merge Tool


Meld diff merge tool targeted at Linux developers, is a visual diff and merge tool to help programmers 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.

Meld helps you review code changes and understand patches.

It might even help you to figure out what is going on in that merge you keep avoiding.

Meld diff merge tool.


  • Python 3.3
  • GTK+ 3.14
  • GLib 2.36
  • PyGObject 3.14
  • GtkSourceView 3.14
  • pycairo


  • Two- and three-way comparison of files and directories.
  • File comparisons update as you type.
  • Auto-merge mode and actions on change blocks help make merges easier.
  • Visualisations make it easier to compare your files.
  • Supports Git, Bazaar, Mercurial, Subversion, etc.
  • …and more

License: GNU/GPLv2, except as noted.
Version: 3.20.0 ( Same as the Windows version )

How to install via a terminal window:

sudo apt-get install meld

Press Enter,

Meld is packaged for most Linux/Unix distributions, including Debian 10 "Buster".

Unless you want the absolutely latest version, you should install Meld through your package manager.

Want the absolute latest, compile from source.

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