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Open .PATCH file Extension

File Type : Unknown Apple II File (found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom)

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .PATCH file?

File created by Mercurial, a control management developer tool; contains the differences between two different versions of the same text or source file; used by developers that are making changes to different versions of the same file; enables updating of older text files to newer version text files. The "patch" command searches for the line that starts with the string diff -, once it finds that string, it knows that that's the beginning of the patch content. Mercurial is mostly written in the Python and C languages. NOTE: Also known as .DIFF files because they were originally created by the diff command.

Recommended Software Programs to open .PATCH file

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Apple Mac OS X:
  • Mercurial
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Microsoft Windows:
  • Mercurial
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Linux:
  • Mercurial