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W3Diff

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W3Diff is a tool that allows for a plaintext view of Warcraft III maps' and campaigns' binary files.

One of the possible uses is allowing git diff to compare these files, configuration for which can be found here. This, in turn, enables map makers to have text diffs while keeping the map openable by editor. Diff for every extension can be separately disabled by commenting out the extension's entry in .gitattrbutes, so only some files get diffed when that is preferable.

Github page containing the source code: BogdanW3/W3Diff

Usage: W3Diff [-d] [-f output] input
-d debug mode (output unknown fields)
-f output write output to file instead of to console
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Works as described. Would recommend this for anyone using Git to manage their WC3 map project, especially if you have a lot of data or multiple team members.
 
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