Chrome extension that provides side by side diffs in GitHub
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WARNING : No longer relevant with GitHub’s built-in side-by-side diff.


Octosplit is a lightweight Chrome extension and Firefox add-on that provides side by side diffs and word wrapping in GitHub.

Use Octosplit Enterprise extension with your private GitHub Enterprise instance

How to use

What is changed

  • Original file is in the left pane with deletions,
  • New file is in the right pane with additions,
  • The global size of working area is increased (relative to window size).

How to install for dev

  • Clone the project


  • Open Tools > Extensions menu in Chrome
  • Enable developer mode
  • Click on load the unpacked extension
  • Select the path to your local copy of Octosplit



This POC is currently in the very earliest stages of development.