Is there an app to use the difference viewer by dragging 2 files?

I see that you can launch the difference viewer independently of the IDE by using:

<path to PhpStorm executable file> diff <path_1> <path_2>

I'd like to able to do the same thing, but with a drag and drop format. I like JetBrains' difference viewer because it adds syntax highlighting, which is awesome.

Anyone know of a technique that will do this?

Thanks!
Chris

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There is no tools for drag&drop difference viewer.
But you can also do it inside IDE:

1. Open project tool window, then right-click on the file and select "Compare File with Editor" (will compare chosen file with file that is currently open in editor).
2. Open project tool window, choose two files (with Ctrl pressed), right-click on one of them, choose "Compare Two Files".

Anyway, feel free to describe the feature request more detailed in our tracking system YouTrack: http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issues/WI#newissue=yes .

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