•        0

Git is a free & open source, distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Every Git clone is a full-fledged repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server. Branching and merging are fast and easy to do.

Its features include:

  • Distributed development
  • Strong support for non-linear development
  • Efficient handling of large projects
  • Cryptographic authentication of history
  • Toolkit design



comments powered by Disqus

Related Projects

Darcs - Distributed Revision Control in Haskell

Darcs is a distributed advanced revision control system written in Haskell. It is similar to Git, Mercurial and Bazaar. User will have own personnel repository and commits his changes to it. Later the changes are pushed to the centralized repository. Every repository is a branch and it provides support to integrate the changes between them. It provides support to send the changes by email.

msysGit - Git for windows

Git is a powerful distributed Source Code Management tool. msysGit is a port of Git.


Subversion is an open source version control system. Founded in 2000 by CollabNet, Inc., the Subversion project and software have seen incredible success over the past decade. The open source community has used Subversion widely: for example in projects such as Apache Software Foundation, Free Pascal, FreeBSD, GCC, Django, Ruby, Mono, SourceForge, ExtJS,, PHP and MediaWiki. Google Code also provides Subversion hosting for their open source projects.


Fossil is a distributed version control like Git and Mercurial. Fossil also supports distributed bug tracking and distributed wiki all in a single integrated package. It is simple, high-reliability, distributed software configuration management.


Mercurial is fast and powerful. Mercurial offers you the power and speed to efficiently handle projects of any size and kind. Every clone contains the whole project history, so committing, branching, tagging and merging are local operations which makes them fast and convenient. You can use a multitude of workflows and easily enhance its functionality with extensions.

Gitlab - Git management software

GitLab Community Edition (CE) is open source software to collaborate on code. Create projects and repositories, manage access and do code reviews. Each project has a wiki backed up by a separate git repository. Use the ticketing system included in GitLab or integrate your existing system and lot more.

libgit2 - The Library

libgit2 is a portable, pure C implementation of the Git core methods provided as a re-entrant linkable library with a solid API, allowing you to write native speed custom Git applications in any language which supports C bindings. libgit2 is already very usable and is being used in production for many applications including the site.

Trac - Integrated SCM and Project Management

Trac is a lightweight project management tool that is implemented as a web-based application. It has an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Trac will impose as little as possible on a team's established development process and policies.


AnkhSVN is a Subversion Source Control Provider for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010. AnkhSVN provides source code management support to all project types supported by Visual Studio and allows you to perform the most common version control operations directly from inside the Microsoft Visual Studio IDE.

Bonobo Git Server - Simple git server for Windows

Bonobo Git Server for Windows is a web application you can install on your IIS and easily manage and connect to your git repositories. It helps to manage users and have full control over your repositories with a user friendly graphical interface. It supports Repository browser, Commit browser, User and team based repository access etc.