DropboxDiff CRX for Chrome

A Free Developer Tools Extension

Published By Victor Shih

DropboxDiff (aefdkgcdokdiaoppobphjogcilaaakka): Compare versions of your Dropbox files in-browser or with your configured diff tool. Trigger from any "Version history" page... Read More > or Download Now >

DropboxDiff for Chrome

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Tech Specs

  • • Type: Browser Extension
  • • Latest Version:
  • • Require: Chrome and up
  • • Offline: No
  • • Developer: Victor Shih

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  • 28
  • • Current Version Downloads
  • 9
  • • Updated: April 18, 2017

DropboxDiff is a free Developer Tools Extension for Chrome. You could download the latest version crx file or old version crx files and install it.

More About DropboxDiff

Current Version Release Notes:

2017-04-18 update (version - Update to match latest Dropbox format change.

2017-03-13 update (version - Bug fix for diffing non-text files, and files larger than 4K; please get latest "DropboxDiff Helper".

2017-01-26 update (version - Implement "Ignore exit status" option.

2017-01-22 update (versions - Updated installation instructions for Mac/Linux; bug fixes.

Provides two options for comparing different versions of your Dropbox files: 1) an external diff tool, or 2) a side-by-side diff within your browser. This can be TortoiseMerge, KDiff3, FileMerge, or any tool which can be triggered from the command line.

From www.dropbox.com, in the "Version history" of any file, a column is added which allows you to select two versions to compare. Click the "Diff" button to trigger your configured diff tool, or the "Inline" button to view the difference in-browser.

Supports Windows, Mac, and Linux as far as I know, though I can't be sure every possible configuration is covered.

Please let me know if you run into any issues at http://blog.vicshih.com/2011/09/dropboxdiff-chrome-extension.html .

Release History:

2017-01-21 update (version - Support "Load older versions".

2017-01-18 update (version - External diff restored; requires a separate "DropboxDiff Helper" installation.

2017-01-05 update (version - Inline diff restored; external diff support coming soon. Removed NPAPI requirement, since it is no longer supported.

2014-01-05 update (version - Inline diff implemented.

2014-01-04 update (version - Account for "sjid" parameter in any position. Distinguish Diff button better.

2013-06-23 update (version - Switch from background page to event page.

2013-01-05 update (version - Fixed to support 64-bit linux. Added a Test button to the options page.

2012-11-05 update (version - Fix for Mac - upgraded to FireBreath 1.7 (774c948f5e).

2012-08-31 update (version - Better content security policy settings, upgrade to jQuery 1.8.0.

2012-08-31 update (version - Update to manifest version 2.

2012-06-24 update (version - Handle site change (table header removed).

2011-09-12 update (version - Added extension description. Added example cygwin command line for Windows.

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