Getting Meld work on Mac OS X

Meld is a very good tool for file comparison and merging activities. Here are some simple steps that anyone can easily install Meld on Mac OS.

1. Install Homebrew and Homebrew Cask.

  • If your Mac does not have “command-line tools”,  install it using the following command;(You do not need to install entire XCode for this)
xcode-select --install
  • Install Homebrew using the following command
ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

2. Use following 2 command s to install meld

brew tap caskroom/cask
brew cask install meld

3. Type “meld” on the terminal to start the meld tool.

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