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Bugzilla vs Mantis: What are the differences?

Developers describe Bugzilla as "Server software designed to help you manage software development". Bugzilla is a "Defect Tracking System" or "Bug-Tracking System". Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups of developers to keep track of outstanding bugs in their product effectively. Most commercial defect-tracking software vendors charge enormous licensing fees. Despite being "free", Bugzilla has many features its expensive counterparts lack. On the other hand, Mantis is detailed as "An open source issue tracker". It is a free web-based bug tracking system. It provides a delicate balance between simplicity and power. Users are able to get started in minutes and start managing their projects while collaborating with their teammates and clients effectively.

Bugzilla and Mantis belong to "Issue Tracking" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Bugzilla are:

  • Optimized database structure for increased performance and scalability
  • Excellent security to protect confidentiality
  • Advanced query tool that can remember your searches

On the other hand, Mantis provides the following key features:

  • Email Notifications
  • Access Control
  • Customizable

According to the StackShare community, Bugzilla has a broader approval, being mentioned in 11 company stacks & 44 developers stacks; compared to Mantis, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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