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SVN (Subversion) vs TortoiseSVN: What are the differences?

Developers describe SVN (Subversion) as "Enterprise-class centralized version control for the masses". Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations. On the other hand, TortoiseSVN is detailed as "The coolest interface to (Sub)version control". It is a really easy to use Revision control / version control / source control software for Windows. It is based on Apache™ Subversion (SVN)®; TortoiseSVN provides a nice and easy user interface for Subversion.Since it's not an integration for a specific IDE like Visual Studio, Eclipse or others, you can use it with whatever development tools you like, and with any type of file.

SVN (Subversion) belongs to "Version Control System" category of the tech stack, while TortoiseSVN can be primarily classified under "Code Collaboration & Version Control".

SVN (Subversion) and TortoiseSVN are both open source tools. It seems that SVN (Subversion) with 331 GitHub stars and 120 forks on GitHub has more adoption than TortoiseSVN with 39 GitHub stars and 29 GitHub forks.

LinkedIn, Coderus, and Deveo are some of the popular companies that use SVN (Subversion), whereas TortoiseSVN is used by PaperMart, SmartProcure, and OneClass. SVN (Subversion) has a broader approval, being mentioned in 101 company stacks & 406 developers stacks; compared to TortoiseSVN, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of SVN (Subversion)
Pros of TortoiseSVN
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    Easy to use
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    Simple code versioning
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    User/Access Management
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    Complicated code versionioning by Subversion
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    Free
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    Cons of SVN (Subversion)
    Cons of TortoiseSVN
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      Branching and tagging use tons of disk space
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      What is SVN (Subversion)?

      Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.

      What is TortoiseSVN?

      It is an Apache™ Subversion (SVN)® client, implemented as a Windows shell extension. It's intuitive and easy to use, since it doesn't require the Subversion command line client to run. And it is free to use, even in a commercial environment.

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      What are some alternatives to SVN (Subversion) and TortoiseSVN?
      Git
      Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
      Mercurial
      Mercurial is dedicated to speed and efficiency with a sane user interface. It is written in Python. Mercurial's implementation and data structures are designed to be fast. You can generate diffs between revisions, or jump back in time within seconds.
      Plastic SCM
      Plastic SCM is a distributed version control designed for big projects. It excels on branching and merging, graphical user interfaces, and can also deal with large files and even file-locking (great for game devs). It includes "semantic" features like refactor detection to ease diffing complex refactors.
      DVC
      It is an open-source Version Control System for data science and machine learning projects. It is designed to handle large files, data sets, machine learning models, and metrics as well as code.
      Magit
      It is an interface to the version control system Git, implemented as an Emacs package. It aspires to be a complete Git porcelain. While we cannot (yet) claim that it wraps and improves upon each and every Git command, it is complete enough to allow even experienced Git users to perform almost all of their daily version control tasks directly from within Emacs. While many fine Git clients exist, only deserve to be called porcelains.
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      How developers use SVN (Subversion) and TortoiseSVN
      Ujjwal Bhujel uses
      SVN (Subversion)

      My current work has taught me so much of SVN. Though it is classic and has own pros and cons, I like it too specially the way it handles and tracks the edits with revision numbers and merge techniques.

      Opstax Ltd uses
      SVN (Subversion)

      Opstax uses SVN for version control.

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      Cisco SSO uses
      SVN (Subversion)

      Source code revisioning

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      Code Repository