Compare Git vs Mercurial

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comparison of Git vs. Mercurial
based on data from user reviews. Git rates 4.7/5 stars with 226 reviews. Mercurial rates 4.2/5 stars with 29 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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Git
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Mercurial
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.4
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.5
8.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
9.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.8
8.3
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.4
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.3
8.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
7.0
Meets Requirements
Git
9.4
Mercurial
8.6
Ease of Use
Git
7.5
Mercurial
8.9
Ease of Setup
Git
8.7
Mercurial
9.0
Ease of Admin
Git
7.8
Mercurial
8.3
Quality of Support
Git
8.4
Mercurial
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Git
8.3
Mercurial
8.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Git
8.7
Mercurial
7.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
36.4%
58.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.4%
31.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
35.1%
10.3%
Git
Small-Business
36.4%
Mid-Market
28.4%
Enterprise
35.1%
Mercurial
Small-Business
58.6%
Mid-Market
31.0%
Enterprise
10.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
28.4%
Information Technology and Services
27.6%
 
Internet
17.8%
Computer Software
24.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
17.3%
Internet
17.2%
 
Marketing and Advertising
4.4%
Telecommunications
6.9%
 
Higher Education
2.7%
Research
3.4%
 
Other
29.3%
Other
20.7%
Git
Computer Software
28.4%
Internet
17.8%
Information Technology and Services
17.3%
Marketing and Advertising
4.4%
Higher Education
2.7%
Other
29.3%
Mercurial
Information Technology and Services
27.6%
Computer Software
24.1%
Internet
17.2%
Telecommunications
6.9%
Research
3.4%
Other
20.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Seth K.
User in Internet

Git's branching model is the best of the version control systems-- lightweight branches that can be switched and merged at will. It's also very fast and diskspace-light because of the way it stores only incremental changes for each commit. It's easy to move...

Chris T.
User in Computer Software

The Mercurial team has paid close attention to what has worked with competing packages in the past from a user interface perspective. Thus the learning curve is minimized so you can learn the tool separately from learning the internals of distributed...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
GC
G2 User in Computer Software

Not easy to use as a file tracker software, man ways to work with it, but not always easy read checkin to main repo details.

Alan J.
User in Information Technology and Services

No Github. Github needs GIT or SVN. You can install a plugin to interact with GIT, but is was easier to just learn GIT last time I tried.

 
Git
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Seth K.
User in Internet

Git's branching model is the best of the version control systems-- lightweight branches that can be switched and merged at will. It's also very fast and diskspace-light because of the way it stores only incremental changes for each commit. It's easy to move...

Most Helpful Critical Review
GC
G2 User in Computer Software

Not easy to use as a file tracker software, man ways to work with it, but not always easy read checkin to main repo details.

Mercurial
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Chris T.
User in Computer Software

The Mercurial team has paid close attention to what has worked with competing packages in the past from a user interface perspective. Thus the learning curve is minimized so you can learn the tool separately from learning the internals of distributed...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Alan J.
User in Information Technology and Services

No Github. Github needs GIT or SVN. You can install a plugin to interact with GIT, but is was easier to just learn GIT last time I tried.

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