DeltaWalker Standard
DeltaWalker Standard
2.5.5

4.1

DeltaWalker Standard free download for Mac

DeltaWalker Standard2.5.5

27 November 2019

Compare, edit and merge files, and synchronize folders.

Overview

DeltaWalker, the advanced file and folder comparison app by Deltopia Inc., lets you compare, edit and merge files, and synchronize folders. DeltaWalker is a compelling choice for software, web, legal and publishing professionals, as well as scientists, engineers, translators and anyone who works with text, documents, and folders that change over time.

With DeltaWalker Standard edition you can:

  • Compare and synchronize hundreds of thousands of files and folders side-by-side
  • Compare, edit in-place and merge text files side-by-side
  • Visualize and compare pix-by-pix wide range of image formats
  • Compare wide range of documents - MS Office, PDF, RTF, OpenOffice
  • Compare and synchronize on the cloud - Google Drive or Dropbox (Pro, Oro only)
  • Compare and synchronize over (S)FTP(s), WebDAV, HTTP(S)
  • Compare ZIP, JAR, TAR and other archives
  • Compare HTML files as text then preview in-place
  • Generate HTML reports, create comparison snapshots
  • Print, Print Preview, Print to PDF

What's new in DeltaWalker Standard

Version 2.5.5:
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44 Reviews of DeltaWalker Standard

5
Veryvito
20 April 2017
Version: 2.3.2

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I left a longer review on the Oro edition, but rest assured: As a user since '08, I still believe that DeltaWalker (in any flavor) is STILL the best comparison utility available on any platform.
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5
Veryvito
20 April 2017
Version: 2.3.2
I left a longer review on the Oro edition, but rest assured: As a user since '08, I still believe that DeltaWalker (in any flavor) is STILL the best comparison utility available on any platform.
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5
persecutor
20 December 2016
Version: 2.3.0
What a Gem!
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0.5
Michael-Vilain
17 May 2016
Version: 2.3.0
Dropped to text files onto application and program crashed. Tossed in the trash.
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3.5
toole
10 March 2014
Version: 2.0.1
Does upgrading from 1.9.9.6 to 2.0.1 cost money?
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5
Cartelclover1983
10 March 2014
Version: 2.0
I've been using this software since october of last year and before I thought I needed software like this. Now it has become indispensable and with version 2.0 even faster and more powerful then the previous version before. Had an issue that I emailed customer support about and they got back to me within a matter of minutes with a solution. Great software. Great support. I recommend it!
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anonymous-buzzard-3462
10 February 2014
Version: 1.9.9.6
The only Mac 3-way diff tool I know of. Unfortunately an Eclipse-based Java app. That means an application size which is 220MB and a memory consumption which can easily go over 500MB of RAM with spikes to 1.2GB. And that's just for a comparison of a single small file while keeping the app open for some hours.
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Mikael-B
19 September 2013
Version: 1.9.9.6
Great positive reviews, but very little info how this app will improve my developer/author life over open source tools like Mercurial combined with DiffMerge and similar. What do a purchaser actually get for the $464 asked? When do you need DeltaWalker rather than other available tools?
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4
Turquoise
25 August 2013
Version: 1.9.9.5
I wish this was updated more often, at least to make it retina display friendly.
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5
Veryvito
30 July 2012
Version: 1.9.9.1
Just marked my fourth year as a dedicated user of DeltaWalker, and it just keeps getting better. The developers are top-notch and quick to respond on the off chance you have a problem or suggestion. I definitely consider this a "must have" in my development toolbox now.
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4.5
rcastellet
30 July 2012
Version: 1.9.9.1
I have been using the software to gain evidence in court and I must say it is the best by far. Last version improved a lot the reports feature so now they are lightning fast. I would reommend it to everybody. Ricard Castellet
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4.5
skadi
14 July 2012
Version: 1.9.9.1
I am very pleased with DeltaWalker. I have been using the Oro version since Feb 2012. I have a MacBookPro running Lion 10.7.5, and a dual boot HP 8710w laptop running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and CentOS 6 Linux. My primary use is for software engineering - primarily CAD/CAE software and managing/synchronizing source code and engineering data across platforms and across software versions. Until I purchased my MacBook in 2011, my experience with file comparison utilities on Windows was exclusively using BeyondCompare - a product which truly lived up to its name. Alas, BeyondCompare is a Windows only product. DeltaWalker (Oro) provides most/all of the capabilities of BeyondCompare but adds support across the three platforms on which I work. All my questions to date have been handled promptly.
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kubaw
13 February 2012
Version: 1.9.8
It seems that 1.9.8 version has trouble with "Follow symbolic links" option. I've got a few symlinks to folders (not Mac aliases though!) and these are always treated as folders (and so all the children tree is compared) regardless of the setting. BTW. I would love to see hex-binary comparison window as an option of file comparison.
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5
User799
22 August 2011
Version: 1.9.8
Excellent app. I contacted their support with a specific request, probably somewhat unique. Although their Oro (Gold) version would have done the job easier (I only have the Standard license), support walked me through a way to do what I needed. Great job!
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EndoLab
18 August 2011
Version: 1.9.8
You should consider FileMerge from the dev tools who come with our Macs. There is a link : http://bit.ly/qWneGt
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5
Veryvito
08 July 2011
Version: 1.9.7
I've been using DeltaWalker for at least three years now, and have yet to find another Diff/Merge tool that approaches the power and ease of use of this app on OS X. Indispensable for developers who find themselves needing to refer back to earlier versions of files, etc. When combined with a good version-control system (command line Git or the capable CornerStone subversion client, for instance), it makes managing changes a breeze.
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4.5
spytech128
25 June 2011
Version: 1.9.7
I've searched for a truly SMART duplicate finder for quite some time that would be able to discern from duplicate names as well as find duplicate file content with different file names. Searching the web, the Mac App Store and anywhere I could look... I found Deltopia's DeltaWalker and was totally beside myself at how AWESOME DeltaWalker works! I haven't been able to find a comparable duplicate file and folder finder, manger, merger, organizer... It's so much more than a duplicate comparison utility. The visual layout of the results are truly, very, very clear and well-defined, in a way that makes decisions to resolve the differences very easy. I love DeltaWalker. There's nothing quite like it around for the price and features. The ability to just step-up to DeltaWalker Oro is one you would not regret. 3-way comparisons allows an amazing way to resolve multiple location duplicate and/or modified files. For resolving duplicates in multiple locations, consolidating files, reorganizing my files, DeltaWalker is the most important utility I have installed on my Mac!
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Broz
11 May 2011
Version: 1.9.7
I like this product, and recommended it to some of my coworkers. One of the features I was excited to see was comparison of local directories and remote directories. That's a cool thing, as we have a server that has a config directory with lots of files and folders in it, with only a few changes needed for any particular release. Replacing the entire config directory is not practical. DeltaWalker will not connect to the remote server using SFTP, a Solaris box. I can connect to that server with standard ssh connections, and any of several FTP/SFTP tools I have. I did raise this issue with Deltopia, and they were quick to respond and eager to help. They wanted to test with our server. I could not give them access to our internal server, for various reasons. The problem was never resolved because I did not, and still do not, have time to chase it down. So, it's a nice product, but one of the key reasons for my use does not work.
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D-J
17 February 2011
Version: 1.9.6
I was just about to buy this, and then I thought I would check to see if it would compare, say, a .docx against an iWork Pages file... It appears that DeltaWalker doesn't support Apple's Pages at all. Nowhere does the documentation address this, nor can I even find it DeltaWalker can compare two files of different formats. Anyone know?
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4.5
Kilfir
17 February 2011
Version: 1.9.6
Great soft. Very responsive support from developer. That last version is the fast and stable one i was waiting for. I use it mainly to maintain synchronized my own files created on 2 different startup partitions. Deltawalker is more easy to use and faster than Tri-Backup i am [was] also using. More features like "users templates" for specific folders and/or files synchronization would be nice. Something like MacOS X intelligent folders.
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Sgginc
17 February 2011
Version: 1.9.6
Installer fails to install application.
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4.5
raminoacid
02 February 2011
Version: 1.9.5
Great tool, especially with the recent SVN integration. I also really appreciate the fast response for any support from the developer. Looking forward to more cool features ;)
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Sgginc
22 December 2010
Version: 1.9.5
Quick response from developer. I really like this utility. I am able to get the copy function working. There was a little learning curve. I will be purchasing soon.
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Sgginc
22 December 2010
Version: 1.9.5
I created 2 folders on my desktop: Folder 1 called “1” Folder 2 called “2” Folder 1 has a 0Kb text clipping. Folder 2 has a website URL dragged from Firefox Folder 1 is not recognized when dragged and dropped or added via the drop down. Empty folders are also not recognized. Program does not see folders with 0Kb files OR empty folders. Folder 2 is recognized. Sad.
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Sjnmu
03 August 2010
Version: 1.9.1
I have to echo all of the positives about DeltaWalker. I've tried several of the Mac comparison apps, and this is certainly the most elegant. And, not only does the app work beautifully (and the UI is very nice), the company is also remarkably responsive and helpful - an increasingly rare combination, in my experience. Definitely an application well worth having - and a developer well worth supporting!
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Sjhoward
23 July 2010
Version: 1.9.1
I have used the product for 29 days and going to make the purchase. I am a former developer and use DeltaWalker to keep my multiple computers in sync for our networked and shared music and photos. I realize I am only using a small portion of its features but it is so easy to use and setup. I highly recommend DeltaWalker to anyone wanting to keep multple folders in sync.
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5
Masterof0
16 July 2010
Version: 1.9.1
I have spent a lot of time recently checking out a number of file comparison tools and this is, by far, the best one I have found yet. The ability to not only compare text files, but Office docs and PDFs makes this the most robust I have used yet. The interface is easy to get around in and, overall, this is a very intuitive application. As someone who does a lot of remote support, the ability to run diffs both locally and remotely is an huge plus. Not only is the app great, but their support is great also. While testing it, I ran into a couple of challenges trying to compare PDFs. The support team worked with me over the course of three days until it was fixed. They were extremely responsive and a pleasure to work with.
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5
Thereaswell
01 July 2010
Version: 1.9.1
The other reviewers have stated it well. Here is the program depth and flexibility of functionality, usability and stellar, singular customer service against which all other such programs should be judged. It is as simple as that. One only needs to have a problem resolved by their lightning fast, personable, competent service to realize that anything that crops up, and that means virtually anything, will be handled rapidly, professionally, empathetically and with the technical acumen expected of developers who actually care about interacting with, and listening to, their users. This is extraordinary in the world of development and beyond-beta interaction. If the above does not strike a bell with you, then you have perhaps never experienced this level of service and feedback interaction from a consumer-to-development bridge, and I deeply encourage to do just that with the folks at DeltaWalker. There is a reason why the reviews are very supportive of this Company's efforts. This Company is rapidly, and justifiably, establishing themselves as a positive oasis in the midst of the withering, dry nature of all the surrounding products' development who are consistent in their lack of respect for the user's intellect, growing needs and urgencies. For service and functionality, nothing that I have experienced with DeltaWalker is reduced to the least common user denominator. That is as rare as it is needed. I also believe that from such consistent behavior and welcomed user-interaction, in the future, their efforts will reflect more of the user's requests and observations than will occur with any competing software. For me, that approach breeds a company and product with which to remain and grow and not endlessly waste my time with re-tooling for another company and product. We say we want this type of dynamic product and service, and here it is; so, support these people. Bravo! to the people who recognize this company and their products at whatever technical and service level, and Bravo! to DeltaWalker for their forward thinking and practices! They have all made my life a bit more efficient and easier. Thank you!
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5
Rwinscot
15 April 2010
Version: 1.9
I'm a mild mannered software developer by day and a stealthy code ninja by night and for many years I used Beyond Compare. Until... I switched to Mac (story for another day) several years ago. I really didn't want to have to run a Windows VM to get code ready for a check-in... so I started looking for a capable diffing app in the Mac world. Is 'diffing' a word? Anyway... DeltaWalker is great for line-by-line diffing! It's been a major part of my daily workflow and I haven't looked back. Why would you need to do line-by-line diffs? You might be thinking that SVN/CVS/git tools have the 'secret sauce' for merges right? Sometimes yes and often no; if you're working on a complex project with many cooks in the kitchen, merge conflicts are bound to happen. While it is true that SVN/CVS/git will give you some options to resolve hairy conflicts... it's not uncommon to feel contextually lost and conceptually malnourished when it happens. The trouble, is that development diets that contain artificially sweetened conflict resolution, pre-processed post-processes, and a host of fast-food 'auto' whatnot buttons can have a negative impact on your general project health. Ever heard of code-cardiovascular complications? When software starts to thrash / wheeze when walking (not running) with a simple task? If developers aren't 'in-context' as they prep code for a check-in... cohesion is a gamble. There simply isn't a replacement for a daily dose of other peoples code / changes running past your optics. When you're ready - DeltaWalker will help you get it done. By the way... the new Cocoa interface is sweet!
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5
Orangelobster
25 February 2010
Version: 1.8.7
I bought DeltaWalker (Macintosh) this morning to get me out of a synchronization scrape. It did the job beautifully....but that was only the beginning. After I "fixed" my problem, I started playing around with this app and simply could not believe how "deep" this program runs. Using byte by byte comparisons, I now have a handle on my multiple iTunes library problems. Sort by date...no problem. And don't get me started on how awesome this app was when merging a backed up hard drive. WOW! I can't get over how powerful, yet intuitive, DeltaWalker is as an application. I had spent most of last night trying to find a solution to my problem. I wasted hours on playing with Automator and was disappointed with the "Compare Folders" application from Infinite Nexus. Their product was way too simplistic for my needs (any query over 1000 files, killed it). Very weak and pedestrian, IMHO. This is better than sliced bread.
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Mlbkxbx
23 January 2010
Version: 1.8.7
It's a .pkg installer, without an uninstaller. Just thought i'd throw that out there.
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5
Alexandre-Ackermans
31 December 2009
Version: 1.8.7
I just purchased the product to merge old translation files with new - FileMerge from Apple can't compare folders as easily and is a nightmare to merge only select lines from old to new in a quick and safe way. - the price is right at less than 40$ and the product easily saves you much more time than what it takes to pay for it. - the software just works, is pleasant to use, and even though it feels a bit "java-ish" in places the advantage in multi platform availability trounces whatever cosmetic advantage would yield a mac os x only version. - comparing and merging of long files and folders is a snap. - support is fast and responsive, always a mark of the best.
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5
Michael-The-Haggard
13 August 2009
Version: 1.8.7
Wow... I needed this program. I bought it long before I needed it. It was purchased through one of Macupdates promotions, but it sat on my hard drive for months. Then I needed it, loaded it... and the serial number did not work. The demo mode was so slow and system hungry that I about scrapped the program as a bad investment. Sent a note to the developer, and in 30 minutes I got a new key, a download to the new version and WOAH... all my issues were fixed in under and hour. The working version ROCKS. It just works and works WELL. Look no further. When a developer is THAT attentive, I will put up with a programs minor issues... and this one has no minor issues. I have the best with Delta Walker and with Deltopia.
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5
Blkdragon962
19 July 2009
Version: 1.8.7
THIS IS IT. Look absolutely NO further for a powerful and intuitive difference identification tool. If you are a developer, I challenge you to try this application and find fault. Honestly. Customizable file filters, hotkeys, interface colors. This does everything you wish your current diff tool did. But even if you aren't a developer (thats me), DeltaWalker will help you get even your casual tasks squared away: backups, photo/music library consolidation etc. Conducting even the most basic of tasks with this software, it becomes immediately apparent that a great deal of care and effort has been put into the making thereof. The best part? This amazingly lovely hunk-o-code is CROSS-PLATFORM! I myself have had great success using it across OSX, Ubuntu and all three Windows (XP, Vista, 7). It's just priceless to be able to switch environments and have the same, familiar tool at hand. And yes, one license entitles you to the use of DeltaWalker on any/all the above platforms.. ! And I haven't even mentioned the considerate, helpful and prompt customer service, simple registration process or easy installation.. Small price to pay for such great software, keep up the good work.
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Minombre
19 June 2009
Version: 1.8.7
Like a previous reviewer, I was also a dedicated Beyond Compare user on PC. After an extensive review, I have found Deltawalker to be the best of the file/directory comparison software available for Mac. Since it is still a work in progress and therefore, for me, lacks some of the functionality of Beyond Compare, what really convinced me to buy the product is the excellent and timely customer support. I am confident that my requests for features in future version upgrades will be sincerely listened to and implemented.
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Ksrhee24
20 April 2009
Version: 1.8.7
I just upgraded to 1.87 from 1.82 and had a problem with the upgraded version. I wrote to them thinking that I won't hear back for a few days, but within a few hours, I had an answer. I asked them another question, and within 5 minutes, I had the response as well. Wow! I would call that excellent customer service. It's the service like that that really gives confidence about the company and the program! Thanks.
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5
Rob-h
20 February 2009
Version: 1.8.6
Working with multipe versions of files in different locations, straightforward backup/sync hasn't been an option so thought I'd give this a try. Extensive range of options for how to compare files or folders, and intuitive interface and results presented in an intuitive way makes it easy to get all you need done. Had a minor issue with an aspect of using NAS drives so contacted the developers. They responded in under 24 hours and were really helpful, providing a solution within a couple of days - great support! Worth the price for the time it's going to save me. Would definitely recommend it.
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Vlado
16 February 2009
Version: 1.8.6
just wanted to say that the crew behind this program have really great support - think you !
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5
Eirens
22 November 2008
Version: 1.8.5
Re-reviewing to add a rating, which I neglected in my first review. :)
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Eirens
22 November 2008
Version: 1.8.5
I've evaluated DeltaWalker, Araxis Merge, FileMerge, Changes and DiffMerge. I've never evaluated Guiffy. I'm a longtime and heavy user of BeyondCompare 2.x in Windows. For me, BeyondCompare is the gold standard of file/folder comparison apps but it's Windows-only and I only use Windows for work -- and, even then, only when I must. Like when I need BeyondCompare. MY NEEDS Folder comparison is a must. File comparison is also a must. I'm particular about having a certain feature set and DeltaWalker fit the bill so I bought it via this promo today. GOOD SUPPORT I got a prompt response from Deltopia support today asking about Word doc comparison support (Araxis Merge has a filter that strips the text out of Word docs so they can be compared.) Deltopia support told me they've already started on Word and PDF comparison support and that they'll definitely have it out by the end of this year (2008). That broke the approximate tie (ignoring price momentarily) between DeltaWalker and Araxis Merge. USER INTERFACE COMFORT Although Araxis Merge uses native OS X controls and DeltaWalker is apparently a Java app or uses some other toolkit I'm not familiar with (the controls and icons didn't ring a bell), I was surprised that I found DeltaWalker instantly and consistently more comfortable than Araxis Merge. So in the end it came down to more than just Araxis' huge price vs. the more reasonable DeltaWalker Personal price: I actually was more comfortable inside DeltaWalker. THE OTHER TOOLS The other tools I've evaluated didn't come close to the top two, DeltaWalker and Araxis Merge. And DeltaWalker got my money, without hesitation.
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5
Pando
21 November 2008
Version: 1.8.5
This is a high-end diff tool - take it from someone who's shopped for OS X diff tools for days. I own the Oro version and for $75 you get more than what the description says, plus great technical support. Between home and work I run Linux, OS X and Windows and DeltaWalker delivers on all three. A bit unconventional UI for a Mac app, yet very usable and pleasing to the eye; it just feels right. Love the in-place editing, the merging, the folder comparison right-click filters, the FTP... Highly recommended!
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Vlado
28 July 2008
Version: 1.8.1
I've got a free update from Deltopia to version 1.8.1 It is very useful developer tool I have to admit and thanks to the Deltopia support team for fast reaction and good support
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Minimarc
26 July 2008
Version: 1.8.1
Nice app. What I don't like is the price.
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Mray
29 December 2007
Version: 1.5.7
1.5.7 is a much needed update to an overall excellent application. The folders I usually compare used to take 7-8 min, vs. 25 sec now! Although I own a copy and I am pleased with it, the folder comparison performance prior 1.5.7 was a problem for me especially with very large folders. In my experience and for my purposes DeltaWalker is the best comparison tool at steal price. Support for comparison over http & ftp will be a great addition.
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5
Charlescc
03 October 2007
Version: 1.5
I've been using the Windows version for about 5 months. 3 months ago I purchased a MacBook Pro and have been gradually moving over all my Web design work - mostly html, xml, and photoshop files. I am also a hobbyist programmer - some java, some flash. I started with the Standard edition ($100) as Deltopia offered no personal licenses at the time. My license was registered on my name, so when I later asked for an upgrade to Oro (personal license) they did it for free, no hassle. The folks at Deltopia have been quite responsive on several occasions, actually. Some of the things I like about DeltaWalker: - It's got top-tier user interface and graphic design - two things I deeply care about. It's not common to come across sloppy apps on the Mac, but on Windows it's not unusual. My hat is off to their graphic designer too. - I often synchronize files, but it's imperative for me to be able to visually compare the files with differences before overwriting and not rely only on different timestamps or size. DeltaWalker excels at that. The folder/file comparison integration is awesome. - Editing, merging, undo/redo, difference detection and highlighting - all top notch. - It's easy to integrate with 3rd party apps (DreamWeaver). - The software updates work well (I received several) and make updating a no-brainer. I wish it supported http and ftp access (I was told it's coming with the next update) and there were some visual feedback while downloading updates; also wish they had the personal license option back when I bought it; website says it's promotional and hope they make it permanent as, imo, it won't negatively affect their corporate sales, but rather boosts DeltaWalker's acceptance by individual users. All in all I give them two [enthusiastic] thumbs up.
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