|Original author(s)||Tim Kemp|
|Stable release||1.9.2 / 23 September 2015|
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows|
|License||GNU General Public License|
TortoiseSVN is a Subversion client, implemented as a Microsoft Windows shell extension, that helps programmers manage different versions of the source code for their programs. It is a free software released under the GNU General Public License.
In Windows Explorer, besides showing context menu items for Subversion commands, TortoiseSVN provides icon overlay that indicates the status of Subversion working copies.
A third-party repository monitoring application using TortoiseSVN was named SVN-Monitor, then evolved into Vercue in 2011.
TortoiseSVN 1.9 and later requires at least Windows Vista or later. It won't run on Windows XP anymore.
- TortoiseCVS, a similar tool for use with CVS that TortoiseSVN is based on.
- TortoiseGit, a similar tool for use with Git
- TortoiseBzr, a similar tool for use with Bazaar
- TortoiseHg, a similar tool for use with Mercurial
- RabbitVCS, a similar tool available on Linux
- Comparison of Subversion clients
- "SourceForge.net 2007 Community Choice Awards". SourceForge.net. 2007. Retrieved October 29, 2011.
- "tortoisesvn: TortoiseMerge - a text diff tool". Tigris.org website. Retrieved October 29, 2011.
- Adrian Aisemberg. "SVN-Monitor". Archived from the original on January 28, 2011. Retrieved October 29, 2011.
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