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TortoiseGit logo.svg
Developer(s) TortoiseGit team
Stable release
2.4.0[1] / January 31, 2017; 54 days ago (2017-01-31)
Development status Active
Written in C++
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Available in 29 languages, 3 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. 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  3. ^ TortoiseGit license

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