New in DiffDog 2024 Release 2

Version 2024 Release 2 of Altova DiffDog was announced on April 23, 2024. Learn about all the new features below and update to the latest version.

DiffDog® 2024r2 (April 23, 2024)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for MySQL 8.2 & 8.3, PostgreSQL 16, MariaDB 11.2, SQLite 3.45

Updated database support

For database comparisons, support has been updated to include the latest versions of the following SQL databases:

  • MySQL 8.2 & 8.3
  • PostgreSQL 16
  • MariaDB 11.2
  • SQLite 3.45
Existing customers may update to the latest version here
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New Features in Previous Versions

Learn about all the additional capabilities you’ll get by upgrading from an older version to DiffDog 2024.

DiffDog® 2024 (October 24, 2023)EnterpriseProfessional
Native support for MySQL and MariaDB
Support for horizontal mouse wheel scrolling
DiffDog® 2023r2 (April 12, 2023)EnterpriseProfessional
Exporting differences in HTML format
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2023 (October 19, 2022)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2022r2 (March 8, 2022)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2022 (October 27, 2021)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for Windows 11
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2021r3 (June 1, 2021)EnterpriseProfessional
Bug fixes and other improvements
DiffDog® 2021r2 (March 4, 2021)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for diffing Access and/or SQLite files directly from Windows Explorer
Support for IBM DB2 for iSeries 7.4
DiffDog® 2021 (October 14, 2020)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2020r2 (March 17, 2020)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2020 (October 9, 2019)EnterpriseProfessional
CSV/CSV and CSV/database comparisons
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2019r3 (April 2, 2019)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for additional database versions
Open JDK support
Support for Windows Server 2019
DiffDog® 2019 (October 17, 2018)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for additional database versions
DiffDog® 2018r2 (April 17, 2018)EnterpriseProfessional
New product: DiffDog Server
Support for Teradata 16 and MariaDB 10 databases
Detailed network proxy settings
DiffDog® 2018 (October 3, 2017)EnterpriseProfessional
3-Way File Comparison
Support for Sybase 16, PostgreSQL 9.6, MySQL 5.7
DiffDog® 2017 release 3 (April 4, 2017)EnterpriseProfessional
New Find bar for Text View windows
Windows Server 2016 Support
DiffDog® 2017 (October 4, 2016)EnterpriseProfessional
Enhanced database support – support for ADO.NET database drivers, native support for PostgreSQL, support for Progress OpenEdge, support for SQL Server 2016
DiffDog® 2016 (September 30, 2015)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for Firebird databases
Support for numerous databases updated to include newest versions: IBM DB2 10.5, SQL Server 2014, PostgreSQL 9.4, MySQL 5.6, and Oracle 12C
Windows 10 support
DiffDog® 2015 release 4 (June 10, 2015)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for SQLite 3.x databases
DiffDog® 2014 (October 29, 2013)EnterpriseProfessional
Support for new databases and database versions: Informix 11.70, PostgreSQL versions 9.0.10/9.1.6/9.2.1, MySQL 5.5.28, IBM DB2 versions 9.5/9.7/10.1, SQL Server 2012, Sybase ASE (Adaptive Server Enterprise) 15/15.7, and Access 2010/2013
DiffDog® 2013 (September 15, 2012)EnterpriseProfessional
Print results of directory comparisons – Create records of directory differences over time, or before merging contents.
Significant performance improvement – Depending on the XML document structure, XML comparisons can now run up to 4 times faster.
DiffDog® 2012 Release 2 (February 23, 2012)EnterpriseProfessional
Save and reload parameters for file and folder comparisons – Improves efficiency for frequently-repeated comparisons
Selection to hide or display empty folders in directory comparisons – Can make large, complex directory trees easier to manage
Support for logical files in IBM iSeries databases – Enhances database schema comparison for IBM DB2 databases.
DiffDog® 2012 (October 19, 2011)EnterpriseProfessional
Supports file and folder comparison with FTP and HTTP servers – Facilitates comparison tasks for developers and IT managers who work with network servers.
JDBC database driver support – Improves database connectivity for database structure and content comparisons.
DiffDog® 2011 Release 3 (June 8, 2011)EnterpriseProfessional
Simplified directory synchronization – A new feature to completely synchronize folders in a single step.
DiffDog® 2011 Release 2 (February 16, 2011)EnterpriseProfessional
Word-processor view comparison – DiffDog 2011r2 can open two instances of Microsoft Word 2003 (and later) to view, merge, and edit documents side by side in word-processor view.
Optional quick comparison of ZIP archives – DiffDog 2011 allows the user to select quick comparison of ZIP archives to accelerate comparisons of folders containing very large numbers of files.
DiffDog® 2011 (September 8, 2012)EnterpriseProfessional
Significant performance increase – DiffDog 2011 is designed to take advantage of multi-core workstations.
DiffDog® 2010 Release 3 (May 10, 2010)EnterpriseProfessional
Enhanced Child Order Recognition – XML child element order recognition is enhanced in DiffDog 2010r3 to process child element attributes as well as child element names.
DiffDog® 2010 Release 2 (February 16, 2010)EnterpriseProfessional
64-bit version – DiffDog is now available in a 64-bit version to run on Windows Vista 64-bit and Windows 7 64-bit systems.
Integration into Windows Explorer – select two files or two folders while navigating with Windows Explorer and choose “Compare with DiffDog” from the context menu to launch a comparison.
DiffDog® 2010 (October 28, 2009)EnterpriseProfessional
XML Schema comparison and generation of transformations for XML data.
Database schema comparison and merging.
Option to pretty-print XML files before comparison.
Compatibility with Windows 7.
DiffDog® 2009 (February 3, 2009)EnterpriseProfessional
Database content comparison and merging.
New DiffDog Enterprise Edition and Professional Edition.
DiffDog® 2008 Release 2 (April 28, 2008)EnterpriseProfessional
Enhanced support for OOXML files and Zip archives – new functionality complements the OOXML capabilities of Altova XMLSpy, MapForce, and StyleVision, giving you a comprehensive set of tools to work with the OOXML file format.
Enhanced directory comparison filters – define, apply, and save filter sets to display specific sets of files.
DiffDog® 2008 (September 12, 2007)EnterpriseProfessional
Enhanced directory merge functionality – allows users to update/merge entire folders, including sub-folders, with a single step.
Binary file comparison – allows users to consider all binary files, including image files, compiled application executables, and binary-based documents in directory comparisons.
DiffDog® 2007 release 3 (May 30, 2007)EnterpriseProfessional
Increased speed – during comparison of very large files (100k or more).
User interface enhancements – file size column automatically adjusted during directory comparisons, for instance.
DiffDog® 2007 (October 24, 2006)EnterpriseProfessional
User setting to ignore specific elements – or attributes and filtering data when comparing XML files.
Export differencing results – in XML and UNIX-diff formats for further processing.
Altova® MissionKit – DiffDog is included in Altova MissionKit, bundling Altova’s intelligent application development, data management, and modeling tools at a substantial discount in a variety of configurations tailored to meet the needs of software architects and XML developers.
DiffDog® 2005 (January 18, 2005)EnterpriseProfessional
Intuitive user interface – intelligent syntax-coloring, line numbering, indentation guides, folding margins, and other innovative features to assist in comparing source code and XML files.
Special XML differencing capabilities – DTD/schema-based validation, well-formedness checking, intelligent entry helpers, optional entity resolution, and attention to attribute and child element ordering.
Edit and merge – edit documents directly within DiffDog, merge changes, and instantly re-compare the edited files.
Directory comparisons – compare and merge directories, and open and edit file pairs directly from within the directory comparison display, and merge between directories.
Version control integration – integrates with any version control system that supports external differencing applications.
Existing customers may update to the latest version here
Download a fully functional, free 30 day trial of any Altova product now!