What is Gitea?

Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It published under the MIT license.
Gitea is a tool in the Code Collaboration & Version Control category of a tech stack.
Gitea is an open source tool with 14.5K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Gitea's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Gitea?

8 companies use Gitea in their tech stacks, including Ripple, Express Serverless Platform, and PlayNet.

10 developers use Gitea.

Gitea Integrations

Git, Slack, Docker, MySQL, and PostgreSQL are some of the popular tools that integrate with Gitea. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Gitea.

Why developers like Gitea?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Gitea
Gitea Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Gitea in their tech stack.


Gitea is where our code lives and shines. We love self-hosted and would rather not pay too much money for GitHub private repos, so we just use our own Gitea instance. Gitea

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Gitea Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Gitea?
The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest and most painless way to set up a self-hosted Git service. With Go, this can be done in independent binary distribution across ALL platforms that Go supports, including Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.
GitHub Enterprise
GitHub Enterprise lets developers use the tools they love across the development process with support for popular IDEs, continuous integration tools, and hundreds of third party apps and services.
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