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 OneClass.
21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use TortoiseSVN.
Pros of TortoiseSVN
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- 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
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