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DiffKit is written in Java, so you need a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) (version 1.5 or later) to execute the DiffKit standalone application. You can download a J2SE JRE from the official Java website.

Obtaining DiffKit

DiffKit can be downloaded from the Google Code development site: DiffKit.

Running DiffKit

Unzip diffkit-<version>.zip. Then, from a command line:

   java -jar diffkit-app.jar -help


DiffKit has been tested on the following environments:

  • Apple Java for Mac 10.6

  • Sun JRE/JDK 1.5

  • Sun JRE/JDK 1.6

  • Mac OS X.6

  • RH Linux

  • Windows XP

  • Oracle 10g

  • DB2 9.5

  • MySQL 5.1

  • MS Excel 97/2000/XP (.xls)

  • MS Excel 2007 (.xlsx)

  • SQL Server 2008

  • H2 Database 1.2

  • Postgres 9.x

  • HyperSQL 2.0

Next Steps

Send questions to: diffkit-user@googlegroups.com.


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