Pijul is described as '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' and is a Version Control System in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pijul for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Git, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pijul are Gogs (Free, Open Source), Codeberg (Free, Open Source), Mercurial SCM (Free, Open Source) and Apache Subversion (Free, Open Source).
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.
Codeberg is a free Git source code hosting service, with the objective to give the Open-Source code that is running our world a safe and friendly home, and to ensure that free code remains free and secure forever.
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.
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.
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).