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 an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Fossil for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Git, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Fossil are Trac (Free, Open Source), Git for Windows (Free, Open Source), Apache Subversion (Free, Open Source) and Mercurial SCM (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2020

      • 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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    1. 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.


    2. 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.
    3. 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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    4. 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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      • 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.
      • 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. Agile from the start The Bug Genie supports your agile process, be it Scrum, Kanban or other. Burndown graphs, charts and estimation tools without additional plugins or cost.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Buddy is a unique SVN/Git source code management tool focused on web development teams. It allows you to code in parallel and share your code safely concentrated on results, not on lost changes or overwritten files.
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