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Plugin that enables comparison of the last 2 activated buffers (even in different windows) using WinDiff (Windows only).

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Number of watchers on Github 32
Number of open issues 2
Average time to close an issue over 2 years
Main language Python
Average time to merge a PR about 2 hours
Open pull requests 0+
Closed pull requests 2+
Last commit about 5 years ago
Repo Created about 9 years ago
Repo Last Updated almost 3 years ago
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WinMerge is a nice GUI file difference engine that is freely available for Windows. This package adds support to Sublime Text 2 and 3 for allowing you to diff the last two active views, even if they are in different Sublime windows.

Package Installation

Install using Package Control by searching for WinMerge.

Alternativly, bring up a command line in the Packages/ folder of your Sublime user folder, and execute the following:

git clone git://github.com/SublimeText/WinDiff.git

When you launch Sublime Text, it will pick up the contents of this package so that you can consume the goodness that it provides.


  • The default key bindings file included diffs the last 2 active views upon 'Ctrl+Alt+d' (also accessible via Menu and Command Palette)
WinMerge open issues Ask a question     (View All Issues)
  • over 7 years More options for file selection
  • about 9 years cannot find executable on 64 bit windows
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