Self-Hosted GitLab Alternatives

    GitLab is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Gogs, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GitLab and many of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to GitLab are Gitea (Free, Open Source), Bitbucket (Freemium), Buddy (Freemium) and Jenkins (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Go (Programming Language)
      • Cloudron
      The easiest, fastest, and most painless way of setting up a self-hosted Git service. With Go, this can be done with an independent binary distribution across ALL platforms that Go supports, including Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and ARM. Also has been forked as...
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      Gogs vs GitLab opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Gogs is a great alternative to GitLab.
      Works great in low specs machines like an old pentium 4
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

      5
      au96543 More compact than GitLab, easy to deploy
      Top positive comment  almost 3 years ago

      2
      As a self-hosted solution is the more complete and reliable
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      1
      It's easy to setup , and very light weight in comparison to gitlab.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      -1
      It is open source and self-hosted
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      0
      Very easy to install most of the features of GitHub. Best of all small footprint. Can running a server with half a gig of RAM
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      0
    1. Gitea is a community managed fork of Gogs, lightweight code hosting solution written in Go and published under the MIT license.
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      Gitea vs GitLab opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Gitea is a great alternative to GitLab.
      Programmed in Go , so need min. requirements
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

      7
      Fast, nice and easy to configure
      Top positive comment  about 3 years ago

      3
      Really lightweight, 100MB(Gitea) download vs 1.5GB(GitLab) makes things clear as day. It's also written in Go while GitLab is mostly on Ruby, I think no need to explain performance differences. Of course it comes with a price: Gitea is not as feature rich as GitLab, but sometimes you do not need them anyway. Good alternative when you just need to manage your code in sane way.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

      0
      just look at the resources it less uses!
      Positive comment 11 months ago

      1
      6543 It needs way less recources
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      0


    2. Code collaboration version control. Offers hosted (freemium) for limited (5) users, and a commercial self-hosted for a subscription. Free licenses are available for qualified open source projects, nonprofits, and classrooms.
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      Most users think Bitbucket is a great alternative to GitLab.
    3. Buddy lets you build, test and deploy web projects in a very simple way. • Build and ship code from GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab on a single push to branch • Deploy changes to FTP, SFTP, AWS, Azure, Google, DigitalOcean and Shopify
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      Buddy vs GitLab opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Buddy is a great alternative to GitLab.
      JWalt3r5 Buddy is a fresh approach to the topic CD / CI. Beautiful design and a huge amount of integration and developed all the time the product. I love this app!
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      1
    4. Jenkins is a fork of Hudson and is a continuous build system for software projects. The leading open source automation server, Jenkins provides hundreds of plugins to support building, deploying and automating any project.
      Jenkins vs GitLab opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Jenkins is a build server, Gitlab is version control. Two different things.
      Negative comment 10 months ago

      3


    5. Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software.

      Discontinued

      Effective June 1, 2021: Phabricator is no longer actively maintained.

      https://admin.phacility.com/phame/post/view/11/phacility_is_winding_down_operations/

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      Most users think Phabricator is a great alternative to GitLab.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Scala
      GitBucket is the easily installable open-source GitHub clone written with Scala. It provides GitHub like UI and features such as Git repository hosting via HTTP and SSH, repository viewer, issues, wiki and pull request.
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      Most users think GitBucket is a great alternative to GitLab.
    6. 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.
      Trac vs GitLab opinions
      Some users think Trac is a great alternative to GitLab, some don't.
      Not a source controle system.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      1
    7. Tuleap is the first fully libre and open source software (GPL licence) for Enterprise Application Lifecycle Management. Tuleap is provided by the Enalean company and the community members.
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    8. Kallithea, a free software source code management system supporting two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git. See it in action at .
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      Kallithea vs GitLab opinions
      Most users think Kallithea is a great alternative to GitLab.
      actively maintained / well supported project -- similar feature set (also includes mercurial)
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      -1
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