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Kaleidoscope for Mac

Spot differences in text and image files.

$96.00
In English
3.4
Based on 29 user rates

Kaleidoscope overview

Kaleidoscope spots differences in text and image files.

Features
  • General
    • Single window workflow: One tab per comparison
    • Compare two+ files: Add any number of files per tab
    • Always up to date: Auto-refreshes when files change
    • File Shelf: Quickly go from file to file
    • Path Bar: See where your files are
    • Keyboard shortcuts: Every action has a shortcut
  • Text Scope
    • Supports any text file: Plain text, source code, HTML, etc.
    • Clear comparisons
    • Three layouts: Blocks, Fluid, and Unified
    • Compare documents: Imports text from .doc and .rtf files
    • Instant search
    • Change Stepper: Quickly jump from change to change
    • Highlights: Added, deleted and changed text
  • Image Scope
    • All popular image file formats: JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PSD and more.
    • Four connected layouts: Two-Up, One-Up, Split, and Difference
    • Comprehensive image support: RGB/CMYK/LAB, alpha, any size.
    • Multi-touch support: Smooth scrolling and pinch to zoom
    • Customizable environment: Change background color, difference mask and checkerboard settings
    • Two difference mask modes: Spot absolute or relative changes
  • Integration
    • Git, Mercurial, SVN, and Bazaar: Integrate with a couple of clicks
    • Versions
    • TextMate SVN
    • Cornerstone
    • ksdiff Command-line tool: Integrate with practically anything

What’s new in version 4.4

Bugfixes
  • The folder comparison now correctly updates if items are modified, added or removed on any level.
  • Again, in the folder comparison: reduced memory consumption and fixed various memory leaks.
  • When opening a new image comparison, menu commands should now immediately work.
  • Fix a rare crash with local notifications.
New features
  • Outline view in folder compare. Instead of having to double-click into each subfolder to see what might be different 5 levels deep, Kaleidoscope now shows differences in all subfolders at first glance.
  • Jump to Line command. Kaleidoscope now enables you to quickly locate a specific line in any text view. As lines may not match in A, B and the merged view, select which one you want to jump to. Try out a few keyboard shortcuts for switching, they all work. ;)

Full list of changes available here

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Kaleidoscope for Mac

$96.00
In English
Version 4.4
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3.4

(26 Reviews of Kaleidoscope)

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  • User Ratings

zlazkow
zlazkow
Oct 21 2023
4.2.1
0.0
Oct 21 2023
0.0
Version: 4.2.1
$20 ok. subscription NO.
spittingkitty
spittingkitty
Sep 27 2023
4.1
0.0
Sep 27 2023
0.0
Version: 4.1
I would not buy an upgrade for this app annually for $96, so why would I use their ridiculous subscription model? $96/year??? Absolutely insane.
Al404
Al404
Jun 12 2023
3.6.1
1.0
Jun 12 2023
1.0
Version: 3.6.1
An other good app ruined from subscription model :-( price it is insane
Aargl
Aargl
Jan 1 2022
3.1.3
0.0
Jan 1 2022
0.0
Version: 3.1.3
The price must be a joke... :-o
kia_h
kia_h
Jun 17 2020
2.3
2.0
Jun 17 2020
2.0
Version: 2.3
such a shame what happened to this once great app. Ever since Black Pixel acquired the app, development was minimal. Now Black Pixel got acquired from another company, so I don't have much hope that things will improve.
Al404
Al404
Jun 12 2023
3.6.1
1.0
Jun 12 2023
1.0
Version: 3.6.1
RobertAudi
RobertAudi
Sep 29 2022
3.6.1
5.0
Sep 29 2022
5.0
Version: 3.6.1
kia_h
kia_h
Jun 17 2020
2.0
Jun 17 2020
2.0
Version: null
davideficco
davideficco
Oct 10 2018
2.0
Oct 10 2018
2.0
Version: null
t-19
t-19
Sep 2 2018
4.0
Sep 2 2018
4.0
Version: null
tomwats
tomwats
Aug 21 2018
2.5
Aug 21 2018
2.5
Version: null
g-moss
g-moss
May 22 2017
1.0
May 22 2017
1.0
Version: null
Teksestro
Teksestro
Apr 13 2017
5.0
Apr 13 2017
5.0
Version: null
Chehab
Chehab
Dec 17 2016
3.5
Dec 17 2016
3.5
Version: null
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Sep 7 2016
5.0
Sep 7 2016
5.0
Version: null
joker55
joker55
Jul 29 2016
2.0
Jul 29 2016
2.0
Version: null
stafmans
stafmans
Jun 19 2015
2.0
Jun 19 2015
2.0
Version: null
SteveGosselin
SteveGosselin
Mar 20 2015
4.0
Mar 20 2015
4.0
Version: null
Ededed
Ededed
Apr 22 2014
4.5
Apr 22 2014
4.5
Version: null
Philosopherdog
Philosopherdog
Apr 7 2014
3.0
Apr 7 2014
3.0
Version: null
hced
hced
Jan 21 2013
4.5
Jan 21 2013
4.5
Version: null
Juslee
Juslee
Jan 18 2013
4.0
Jan 18 2013
4.0
Version: null
Blaf71
Blaf71
Jan 17 2013
4.5
Jan 17 2013
4.5
Version: null
Echoz
Echoz
Dec 29 2012
5.0
Dec 29 2012
5.0
Version: null
Mindplay
Mindplay
Nov 24 2012
2.0
Nov 24 2012
2.0
Version: null
Botchka
Botchka
Jun 25 2012
2.0
Jun 25 2012
2.0
Version: null
anonymous-dinosaur-6895
Nov 2 2011
2.0
Version: null
elventear
elventear
Sep 27 2011
4.5
Sep 27 2011
4.5
Version: null
KazFrog
KazFrog
Jul 7 2011
4.5
Jul 7 2011
4.5
Version: null
LucasH
LucasH
Apr 26 2011
4.0
Apr 26 2011
4.0
Version: null
Pmdf
Pmdf
Mar 23 2011
4.0
Mar 23 2011
4.0
Version: null
mmac79
mmac79
Feb 17 2011
3.0
Feb 17 2011
3.0
Version: null
ultratiem
ultratiem
Jan 28 2011
2.5
Jan 28 2011
2.5
Version: null
catlan
catlan
Jan 11 2030
2.4
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 2.4