Files with DIFF extension can be generally found as output files from diff file comparison utility.

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DIFF file extension - Diff source file

What is diff file? How to open diff files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The DIFF file extension is mainly related to diff files. Originally diff is a file comparison utility that compares two source files line per line. It's used to show changes between two version of a file. The default output file of the utility uses the DIFF extension and sometimes also PATCH.

Help how to open DIFF files:

You can view these files in any text editor.

How to convert file with extension DIFF:

As far as we know, this .diff file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .diff file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open diff file, edit diff file, convert diff file, view diff file, play diff file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting diff files.

  • Open diff file
  • Edit diff file

Software that open diff file - Diff source file

Click on the link to get more information about Sublime Text for open diff file action.

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