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Git for Windows Alternatives

Git for Windows is described as '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' and is a Version Control system in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Git for Windows for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and BSD. The best alternative is MSYS2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Git for Windows are Mercurial SCM, Apache Subversion, Fossil and Bazaar.

Git for Windows alternatives are mainly Version Control Systems but may also be Project Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Git for Windows.
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  1. MSYS2 icon

    MSYS2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    38 alternatives to MSYS2 

    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.

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    1.  Command line interfaceMSYS2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Support for scriptingMSYS2 supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  2. Mercurial SCM icon

    Mercurial SCM

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    28 alternatives to Mercurial SCM 

    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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  3. Apache Subversion icon

    Apache Subversion

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    30 alternatives to Apache Subversion 

    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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    Fossil

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    27 alternatives to Fossil 

    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.

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    Bazaar

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    27 alternatives to Bazaar 

    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.

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    Discontinued

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

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    darcs

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to darcs 

    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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    1.  File Versioningdarcs has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    2.  Lightweightdarcs consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Veracity

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to Veracity 

    An open source, distributed version control and bug tracking system for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

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    Perforce

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    28 alternatives to Perforce 

    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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    MKS Source

    • Windows
    • Linux
    22 alternatives to MKS Source 

    A Unified Engineering Platform for Product Development

    MKS Integrity is an enterprise application lifecycle management platform that coordinates and manages all activities and artifacts associated with developing software as part of an embedded product or as a standalone applica.

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    SpectrumSCM

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    24 alternatives to SpectrumSCM 

    SpectrumSCM is a powerful, easy-to-use, intuitive and full featured SCM tool, that includes version control, process control/management, release management, branching, issue tracking and much more, all integrated in one tool.

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    1.  PortableSpectrumSCM can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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