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Welcome Kaleidoscope 5

  • Florian 
  • 4 min read

Today we are proudly introducing Kaleidoscope 5! This update represents another big milestone. While we had started to integrate Git over the last few releases, Kaleidoscope 5 is reaching a new level, enabling you to dig into the history of your coding projects like never before.

Why to (not) use –dir-diff with git difftool?

  • Florian 
  • 9 min read

The topic of today sounds pretty technical, but it is one that has a great impact on your work, if you are a developer using Git. This post outlines two fundamentally different methods for examining Git changes with Kaleidoscope. An appendix illustrates how to combine your Git app of choice with either method.

The Cure for Merge Madness

  • catlan 
  • 5 min read

Following the addition of Git File History in Kaleidoscope 4.1, in this latest update we wanted to tackle merge conflicts by adding more context provided by Git. New tools enable you to understand conflicts better and thus resolve them faster.

Kaleidoscope Prism

  • Florian 
  • 9 min read

Kaleidoscope 4 comes with an entirely new companion app called Kaleidoscope Prism. By default, it launches along with Kaleidoscope and remains running, so you may have noticed a new icon sitting quietly in your menu bar. Kaleidoscope Prism can change the way you work, with new options for starting and adding to comparisons, even if Kaleidoscope isn’t currently open.

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.

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.

Comparing Archive Contents with Kaleidoscope

  • Florian 
  • 5 min read

Over the last few months, we’ve received several feature requests for the ability to compare the contents of archives like .zip or .jar. Indeed, an archive is really a folder full of files, a folder that happens to be compressed into a single file. So we should be able to compare archives using Kaleidoscope.