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Microsoft Visual SourceSafe Alternatives

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe is described as '(VSS) is a source control software package oriented towards small software development projects' and is a Version Control system in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Microsoft Visual SourceSafe for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Git, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Visual SourceSafe are TortoiseSVN, Mercurial SCM, Apache Subversion and ZenTao.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe alternatives are mainly Version Control Systems but may also be Project Management Tools or Kanban Boards. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Visual SourceSafe.
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Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS) is a source control software package oriented towards small software development projects.

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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. TortoiseSVN icon

    TortoiseSVN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    TortoiseSVN is a really easy to use Revision control / version control / source control software for Windows.

    Commit dialog


  3. 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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  5. ZenTao is an open source project management tool, supporting Scrum. It integrates product management, project management, bug management and QA management, etc., covering all lifecycle of software development.

    My Dashboard


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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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    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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    Perforce

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    The Perforce Software Configuration Management System features comprehensive SCM capabilities built around a scalable client/server architecture. Users can access the Perforce Server through a range of Perforce client software.

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    AnkhSVN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Microsoft Visual Studio

    AnkhSVN is a Subversion SourceControl Provider for Visual Studio. The software allows you to perform the most common version control operations directly from inside the Microsoft Visual Studio IDE.

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  10. Team Foundation Server (commonly abbreviated TFS) is a Microsoft offering for source control, data collection, reporting, and project tracking, and is intended for collaborative software development projects.

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