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Meet the newest Kaleidoscope

  • Florian 
  • 3 min read

After months of hard work, we are very proud to release Kaleidoscope 4 to the world! We are so much looking forward to people using it. We have been running various iterations of the new version for a long time now, and we are very happy how it turned out. We sure hope you will be, too!

Kaleidoscope 4 Wallpapers

  • Florian 
  • 3 min read

While working on Kaleidoscope 4, we came up with some new design variations based on the Kaleidoscope icon shape. We really dig the look and want to share a collection of new wallpapers for your devices. They all come in light and dark variants to match your preferred appearance.

Switching to Subscription Pricing for Kaleidoscope 4

  • Florian 
  • 2 min read

Very soon, we will be announcing Kaleidoscope 4 with many exciting new features. But before we share details about the new version, we want to make it clear how the subscription pricing will affect our existing customers.

Compare binary data using Kaleidoscope

  • Florian 
  • 8 min read

There are a number of valid reasons why you might want to compare files as binary data. As a developer, you may want to check aspects of an executable down to the bit-level detail. Also, files that look identical in Kaleidoscope might not be identical on disk. That’s where the fun starts…

The Open in Kaleidoscope Service

  • Florian 
  • 5 min read

The Services menu, originally part of NeXTSTEP, was introduced to the Mac with the advent of OS X in 2001. Services never received a lot of love or major updates. Luckily, they continue to work to this day and can be remarkably helpful. We’ll show you how you can benefit from Services, in particular the services that Kaleidoscope provides.

Compare Pages Documents in Kaleidoscope

  • Florian 
  • 4 min read

With Kaleidoscope 3.8, we’re bringing you a new workflow to compare Pages documents, powered by Shortcuts and AppleScript. As the initial setup is a bit of a challenge, we’re showing you how to do it, step by step.

Our Favorite Tower Features

  • Florian 
  • 4 min read

In this article, we’ll share a few of Tower’s features that our team members love the most. Here’s what the Kaleidoscope engineers told us. If you haven’t seen our article on how Kaleidoscope and Tower make the perfect Git setup, you may want to start with that.

Share your diffs with Kaleidoscope 3.7

  • Florian 
  • 5 min read

Kaleidoscope 3.7 marks the beginning of a new chapter: you can now share your text diffs with other people. It’s as easy as clicking the common Share button in the toolbar and selecting a service, like Messages or AirDrop. We think you’re going to like it!

Using Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Kaleidoscope

  • Florian 
  • 4 min read

When selecting keyboard shortcuts for menu commands, we generally try to follow best practices. Still, our choices won’t please all users. Every so often, we receive feedback asking us to change a shortcut or to provide the ability to customize shortcuts. Luckily there’s a solution in plain sight.

Kaleidoscope + Tower: the perfect Git setup

  • Florian 
  • 6 min read

Developers make up the largest segment of Kaleidoscope customers. Many of you use the Git version control system to manage your source code, regardless of the programming language you may be using. The Kaleidoscope team also uses Git, and today we want to tell you about an app that most of us use on a daily basis.