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Mercurial Alternatives & Competitors

(31)4.2 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Mercurial? Tons of people want Version Control Systems . Git, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Subversion, and Helix Core are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Mercurial.

Top Alternatives to Mercurial

  • Git
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Subversion
  • Helix Core
  • CVS

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Mercurial

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  1. Git

    (298)4.7 out of 5

    Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows.

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  2. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows.

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    Christian L.
    CL
    Enjoy how powerful the software is to manage your source control. There is no single source of truth for the "central" repository.

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, Git is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #2
    #2
  3. Microsoft Team Foundation Server

    (136)4.1 out of 5

    An enterprise-grade server for teams to share code, track work, and ship software — for any language, all in a single package. It’s the perfect complement to your IDE.

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  4. An enterprise-grade server for teams to share code, track work, and ship software — for any language, all in a single package. It’s the perfect complement to your IDE.

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    JU
    I like the use of Marketplace, it has everything necessary for my project, it's simple. Cloud repositories help a lot for my main tasks.

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, Microsoft Team Foundation Server is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #3
    #3
  5. Subversion

    (60)3.9 out of 5

    Subversion is an open source version control system. Founded in 2000 by CollabNet, Inc., the Subversion project and software have seen incredible success over the past decade. Subversion has enjoyed and continues to enjoy widespread adoption in both the open source arena and the corporate world.

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  6. Subversion is an open source version control system. Founded in 2000 by CollabNet, Inc., the Subversion project and software have seen incredible success over the past decade. Subversion has enjoyed and continues to enjoy widespread adoption in both the open source arena and the corporate world.

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    Eric M.
    EM
    Subversion is remarkably easy to install, configure, and even self-host. The directory structure is scalable and the ability to check out individual directories of a project tree makes it very easy...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, Subversion is:

    More expensive
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    #4
  7. Helix Core

    (82)4.1 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Helix Core is an industrial-strength version control and collaboration platform that supports flexible workflows. Helix Core eliminates the complexity of large-scale, distributed product development – allowing you to build products faster while protecting your valuable IP.

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  8. Helix Core is an industrial-strength version control and collaboration platform that supports flexible workflows. Helix Core eliminates the complexity of large-scale, distributed product development – allowing you to build products faster while protecting your valuable IP.

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    UC
    Perforce is a solid VCS. Its centralized nature makes it faster and more scalable than git or mercurial, but its merge tracking is far better than Subversion's. It's very reliable too. It also...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, Helix Core is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
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    #5
  9. CVS

    (10)3.6 out of 5

    CVS is a version control system, an important component of Source Configuration Management (SCM). Using it, you can record the history of sources files, and documents. It fills a similar role to the free software RCS, PRCS, and Aegis packages.

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  10. CVS is a version control system, an important component of Source Configuration Management (SCM). Using it, you can record the history of sources files, and documents. It fills a similar role to the free software RCS, PRCS, and Aegis packages.

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    UC
    It's very common, easy to find help and pretty straightforward to use. It also does a decent job of merging changes and noting any conflicts.
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  11. Micro Focus AccuRev

    (18)3.9 out of 5

    AccuRev is a software configuration management tool which addresses complex parallel and distributed development environments with its stream-based architecture, to accelerate your development process and improve asset reuse.

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  12. AccuRev is a software configuration management tool which addresses complex parallel and distributed development environments with its stream-based architecture, to accelerate your development process and improve asset reuse.

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    UB
    Accurev does a great job and keeping track of changes, allowing you to keep, and revert easily. Overall, just an easy way to track changes, and maintain versions of your business code.

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, Micro Focus AccuRev is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #7
  13. Rational ClearCase

    (37)2.9 out of 5

    IBM Rational ClearCase is a software configuration management solution that provides version control, workspace management, parallel development support, and build auditing.

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  14. IBM Rational ClearCase is a software configuration management solution that provides version control, workspace management, parallel development support, and build auditing.

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    Suneesh M.
    SM
    Dynamic views, winking for faster compilation

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, Rational ClearCase is:

    More expensive
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    #8
  15. AWS CodeCommit

    (57)4.1 out of 5

    AWS CodeCommit is a fully-managed source control service that makes it easy for companies to host secure and highly scalable private Git repositories. You can use CodeCommit to securely store anything from source code to binaries, and it works seamlessly with your existing Git tools.

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  16. AWS CodeCommit is a fully-managed source control service that makes it easy for companies to host secure and highly scalable private Git repositories. You can use CodeCommit to securely store anything from source code to binaries, and it works seamlessly with your existing Git tools.

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    PA
    What I like best about AWS CodeCommit is its flexibility. It adapts to my needs rather than making me adjust my processes to its system. What's more, it works well with my Git tools, which is a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, AWS CodeCommit is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
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    #9
  17. Bazaar

    (6)2.4 out of 5

    Bazaar is a version control system that helps you track project history over time and to collaborate easily with others.

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  18. Bazaar is a version control system that helps you track project history over time and to collaborate easily with others.

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    Ryan G.
    RG
    It had a great concept and the ideas sounded good.
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  19. Kiln

    (1)5.0 out of 5

    Git and Mercurial Version Control and Source Code Hosting Used by over 20,000 software development teams to manage their code, improve quality with code reviews, organize projects, track changes and collaborate.

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  20. Git and Mercurial Version Control and Source Code Hosting Used by over 20,000 software development teams to manage their code, improve quality with code reviews, organize projects, track changes and collaborate.

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    Megan W.
    MW
    It's great to have others way in on the code in question, teams can also review the quality of the code and it helps everyone on the team write better code.
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  21. Plastic SCM

    (18)4.2 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Plastic SCM is a version control system that will help you develop new features in parallel, go distributed, merge in time, and never break a build again

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  22. Plastic SCM is a version control system that will help you develop new features in parallel, go distributed, merge in time, and never break a build again

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    Jani K.
    JK
    After using Git and Git LFS for a few years for game development, we were looking for alternatives - the way Git handles binary files even with LFS is a bit cumbersome, to say the least. PlasticSCM...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, Plastic SCM is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #12
    #12
  23. Fossil

    (1)3.5 out of 5

    Fossil is a simple, high-reliability, distributed software configuration management system with these advanced features: Integrated Bug Tracking, Wiki, and Technotes, Built-in Web Interface, Self-Contained, Simple Networking, CGI/SCGI Enabled, Autosync, Robust & Reliable.

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  24. Fossil is a simple, high-reliability, distributed software configuration management system with these advanced features: Integrated Bug Tracking, Wiki, and Technotes, Built-in Web Interface, Self-Contained, Simple Networking, CGI/SCGI Enabled, Autosync, Robust & Reliable.

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    UE
    I like the work-flow Fossil! Its built-in web based GUI is nice and easy to use. Small in size. Fossil is easier to setup than git.
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  25. Darcs

    (1)5.0 out of 5

    Darcs is a free and open source, cross-platform version control system, like git, mercurial or subversion but with a very different approach. Thanks to its focus on changes rather than snapshots, Darcs can offer a freer way of working, and a simpler user interface.

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  26. Darcs is a free and open source, cross-platform version control system, like git, mercurial or subversion but with a very different approach. Thanks to its focus on changes rather than snapshots, Darcs can offer a freer way of working, and a simpler user interface.

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    David M. P.
    DP
    Does an incredible job of keeping all of your ongoing work together and still separable. No more disjointed branches and continual rebasing.
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  27. Surround SCM

    (4)4.3 out of 5

    Seapine Software provides process-centric application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions for product development and IT organizations.

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  28. Seapine Software provides process-centric application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions for product development and IT organizations.

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    Dilsa T.
    DT
    Currently use two of Seapine applications, surround and testrack. It is user friendly system. It allows the entire lifecycle of the project to be linked up, such as requirements, test cases and...Read more
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  29. Monotone

    (1)3.5 out of 5

    monotone is a free distributed version control system. It provides a simple, single-file transactional version store, with fully disconnected operation and an efficient peer-to-peer synchronization protocol. It understands history-sensitive merging, lightweight branches, integrated code review and 3rd party testing.

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  30. monotone is a free distributed version control system. It provides a simple, single-file transactional version store, with fully disconnected operation and an efficient peer-to-peer synchronization protocol. It understands history-sensitive merging, lightweight branches, integrated code review and 3rd party testing.

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    Ramon B.
    RB
    The environment is perfect mono immersion.
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    #16
  31. Vault

    (3)4.5 out of 5

    SourceGear Vault Pro is a version control and bug tracking solution for professional development teams. Vault Standard is for those who only want version control. Vault is based on a client / server architecture using technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server and IIS Web Services for increased performance, scalability, and security.

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  32. SourceGear Vault Pro is a version control and bug tracking solution for professional development teams. Vault Standard is for those who only want version control. Vault is based on a client / server architecture using technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server and IIS Web Services for increased performance, scalability, and security.

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    Jagriti N.
    JN
    The Find feature in the code repository is very helpful in searching specific line of code.
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    #17
  33. CA Harvest Software Change Manager

    (7)4.1 out of 5

    CA Harvest Software Change Manager (CA Harvest SCM) provides powerful, process-driven capabilities for managing development teams across your enterprise, encompassing multiple platforms and release management tools.

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  34. CA Harvest Software Change Manager (CA Harvest SCM) provides powerful, process-driven capabilities for managing development teams across your enterprise, encompassing multiple platforms and release management tools.

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    AI
    Manage code and repository , access level
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    #18
  35. FogBugz

    (13)4.0 out of 5

    FogBugz provides all you need to make great software, including project management, issue tracking, and support, fused with just enough process to help you deliver.

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  36. FogBugz provides all you need to make great software, including project management, issue tracking, and support, fused with just enough process to help you deliver.

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    Keith G.
    KG
    Stability and usability are solid. It seamlessly integrates with our Mercurial source control repos. The hosted version has a feature called Harmony that allows every repository to be accessed via...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, FogBugz is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #19
  37. Kallithea

    (2)4.3 out of 5

    Kallithea, a member project of Software Freedom Conservancy, is a GPLv3'd, Free Software source code management system that supports two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git, and has a web interface that is easy to use for users and admins. You can install Kallithea on your own server and host repositories for the version control system of your choice.

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  38. Kallithea, a member project of Software Freedom Conservancy, is a GPLv3'd, Free Software source code management system that supports two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git, and has a web interface that is easy to use for users and admins. You can install Kallithea on your own server and host repositories for the version control system of your choice.

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    AG
    It is an easy web-interface for Mercurial source control. There are great access controls and the whole thing is easy to use- after you figure out set up!
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  39. DBmaestro DevOps Platform

    (8)4.4 out of 5

    DBmaestro is the premier DevOps for Database platform to automate the databases CI\CD processes and to assist enterprises in their DevOps journey.

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  40. DBmaestro is the premier DevOps for Database platform to automate the databases CI\CD processes and to assist enterprises in their DevOps journey.

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    Susan M.
    SM
    Ease of use and ability to easily manage teams.

    Reviewers say compared to Mercurial, DBmaestro DevOps Platform is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements