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TortoiseGit logo.svg
Developer(s) TortoiseGit team
Stable release
2.6.0[1] / February 17, 2018; 5 months ago (2018-02-17)
Written in C++
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Available in 31 languages, 7 full translations[2]
Type Git client
License GNU General Public License[3]

TortoiseGit 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.

In Windows Explorer, besides showing context menu items for Git commands, TortoiseGit provides icon overlays that indicate the status of Git working trees and files.

It also comes with the TortoiseGitMerge utility to visually compare two files and resolve conflicts.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Release notes
  2. ^ "TortoiseGit Download". TortoiseGit team. 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018. 
  3. ^ TortoiseGit license

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