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A Subversion client, implemented as a Microsoft Windows shell extension
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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.
TortoiseSVN is a tool in the Visual Version Control category of a tech stack.

Who uses TortoiseSVN?

5 companies reportedly use TortoiseSVN in their tech stacks, including doubleSlash, Foxx CMS, and PaperMart.

25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use TortoiseSVN.

TortoiseSVN's Features

  • Easy to use. all commands are available directly from the Windows Explorer
  • Powerful commit dialog. integrated spell checker for log messages
  • Per project settings
  • Integration with issue tracking systems
  • Helpful Tools
  • Available in many languages

TortoiseSVN Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to TortoiseSVN?
It is a Git revision control client, implemented as a Windows shell extension and based on TortoiseSVN. It is free software released under the GNU General Public License.
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.
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.
It is a Windows shell extension and a series of applications for the Mercurial distributed revision control system. It also includes a Gnome/Nautilus extension and a CLI wrapper application so the TortoiseHg tools can be used on non-Windows platforms.
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.
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TortoiseSVN's Followers
35 developers follow TortoiseSVN to keep up with related blogs and decisions.