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Fossil Alternatives

Fossil is described as 'Simple, high-reliability, distributed software configuration management. Fossil is a distributed version control system, bug tracking system and wiki software server for use in software development' and is a Version Control system in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Fossil for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Git, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Fossil are Trac, Git for Windows, Mercurial SCM and Apache Subversion.

Fossil alternatives are mainly Version Control Systems but may also be Project Management Tools or Issue Tracking Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Fossil.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted

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  1. Git icon

    Git

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Linux Mobile
    • Haiku

    Git is a free & open source, distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

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  2. Trac icon

    Trac

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Trac uses a minimalistic approach to web-based software project management. Our mission is to help developers write great software while staying out of the way.

    Screenshot


  3. Git for Windows icon

    Git for Windows

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Git for Windows focuses on offering a lightweight, native set of tools that bring the full feature set of the Git SCM to Windows while providing appropriate user interfaces for experienced Git users and novices alike.

    Welcome screen
  4. Mercurial SCM icon

    Mercurial SCM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    Mercurial is a free, distributed source control management tool. It efficiently handles projects of any size and offers an easy and intuitive command line interface. Mercurial efficiently handles projects of any size and kind.

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    Apache Subversion

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    Apache Subversion (SVN) is a centralized version control system similar to CVS (Concurrent Versions System) , but based on the concept of change-sets instead.

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    Bazaar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    Bazaar is a tool for helping people collaborate. It tracks the changes that you and other people make to a group of files - such as software source code - to give you snapshots of each stage of their evolution.

    Discontinued

    no acitivity since 2017forked into new project called "Breezy"

    Home Page
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    The Bug Genie

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    The Bug Genie is an issue tracking and project management, completely free for small teams.

    Screenshot
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    Pijul

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Pijul is a free and open source distributed version control system based on a sound theory of patches, which makes it easy to learn and use, and really distributed.

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    darcs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Darcs is an advanced revision control system, for source code or other files. It is fully distributed, and supports lazy fetching of the remote repository (fetching only what is needed at the time, rather than all history).

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  10. CVS (Concurrent Versions System) icon

    CVS (Concurrent Versions System)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    CVS is a centralized version control system, an important component of Source Configuration Management (SCM). Using it, you can record the history of changes to individual text-based files.

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