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When working on Windows i use WinMerge. I am looking for something similar for Mac.

I need to be able to merge files and folders (recursively).

Any suggestions?

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Off topic here. But I'll guess that Emacs might have some variant on Mac which fits the bill. –  Basile Starynkevitch Mar 11 '12 at 15:43
I have been using meld in ubuntu for sometime now, it is good and from their site I see they have an OS X version also. Here is the link [meldmerge.org/] –  prajeesh kumar Mar 11 '12 at 16:02

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FileMerge is a tool that comes with Xcode. In Terminal.app you can do a diff with it, named opendiff there. See man opendiff

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Kaleidoscope for diff, Gitbox for merging (you'll have to use Git though). The two can work together.

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is there anything free? –  Erik Sapir Mar 11 '12 at 15:48
The already mentioned FileMerge.app as well as all the commandline tools are free. –  MacLemon May 28 '14 at 0:52
Since version 2, Kaleidoscope can also do merge. I'm using it and satisfied. –  Ngoc Pham Aug 9 '14 at 1:24

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