TortoiseSVN is a free revision control, version control, and source code control application, based on Subversion. It provides a genuinely nice user interface for Subversion. It is developed under the GPL license.

This software is completely free to use (including the source code). You can use it to develop commercial applications or use it in your company without any restrictions whatsoever.

TortoiseSVN Main Features

Here are some of the key features of this great little free software for Windows operating systems. This software is created as a Subversion client and it supports all the features of it, including some of the following:

  • Regular updates and bugfixes from community and developers,
  • All commands and options are available directly from the File Explorer,
  • Supports modern CVS features,
  • Meta-data, directories and even renames are versioned as well,
  • Commits are fast and atomic,
  • Batching and tagging operations of your code are done constantly,
  • Smart handling of binary files as well,
  • Advanced code visualization techniques and options,
  • Supports Windows 64-bit native application as well.

Additionally, it comes with a few additional tools which can help you handle your code revisions and updates with more ease:

  • TortoiseMerge β€“ Utility which helps you show changes you made to files,
  • TortoiseBlame β€“ Shows also log messages for each line in a file,
  • TortoiseIDiff β€“ Utility with which you can see the changes you made to your image files,
  • SubWCRev β€“ Tool which allows you to include revision numbers into your files.

Thanks to its engine and independent behaviour, you can integrate TortoiseSVN to most popular IDE’s today, such as Visual Studio Code or Atom.

  • User interface: 80
  • Functionality: 80
  • Speed: 90
Total rating: 83%