TortoiseGit (64bit)1.8.5

TortoiseGit is a user-friendly Git client for Windows operating systems, providing a convenient graphical interface to manage and interact with Git repositories. Git, a distributed version control system, is widely used for tracking changes in source code during software development.

TortoiseGit seamlessly integrates with Windows Explorer, allowing users to perform Git operations directly from the file explorer interface. With its intuitive design and visual representation of repository status, users can easily understand the state of their projects and manage version control efficiently.

Key features of TortoiseGit include the ability to commit changes, view revision history, create branches, and merge code seamlessly. The software also supports various Git features such as tagging, fetching, and pulling updates from remote repositories. Its context menu integration simplifies common Git tasks, making version control accessible to users with varying levels of expertise.

TortoiseGit's commitment to simplicity and user-friendly design makes it an ideal choice for developers and teams looking for an accessible Git client on the Windows platform. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced Git user, TortoiseGit streamlines the version control process, enhancing collaboration and code management in software development projects.

Key Features´╝Ü

  • Windows Integration: Seamlessly integrates with Windows Explorer for easy Git operations.
  • Graphical Commit History: Visual representation of commit history with a user-friendly graph.
  • Context Menus and Icons: Adds right-click menus and overlays to show Git status in Windows Explorer.
  • Commit Dialog: User-friendly interface for reviewing changes, selecting files, and adding commit messages.
  • Branching and Merging: Simple tools for creating, managing branches, and performing merges.
  • Tagging: Supports creating and managing tags to mark specific points in history.
  • Git-SVN Integration: Works with Git repositories interacting with Subversion repositories.
  • Repository Browser: Allows exploration of repository contents and file history.
  • Submodule Support: Handles repositories embedded within other repositories.
  • Stash Management: Temporarily stashes changes for easy switching between tasks.
  • Git Clean: Options to clean untracked files for a tidy repository.
  • Conflict Resolution: Tools for resolving merge conflicts during the merging process.

What's New

Version 1.8.5

  • Fixed  issue #1831 : Allow Origin Remote Renaming on Clone
  • Fixed  issue #1839 : Conflict dialog does not allow resolving multiple or all conflicts with the same option
  • Allow to send (patch)mails over relay servers (e.g. the one from your ISP)
  • When adding second and more remotes, prompt user to disable tag fetching to avoid fetching wrong tags
  • Fixed  issue #1845 : Add "pull" button on "git switch" window
  • Fixed  issue #1848 : TortoiseGitBlame doesn't scroll to the previously selected line on "Blame previous revision"
  • Underline git hash in log message view and jump to that commit when clicking on the hash
  • Fixed  issue #1829 : You have not concluded your merge (MERGE_HEAD exists) - allow to abort merge more easily.
  • Commit Dialog: Add "Pick commit hash" in message text box context menu
  • Can set log graph line width and node size
  • Updated shipped PuTTY PLink to version 0.63 (which contains some securiuty fixes)
  • Fixed  issue #1746 : Pressing "Delete" on keyboard should delete selected non versioned file in commit dialog
  • Sync Dialog: Add stash menu button
  • Fixed  issue #1852 : Add command-line argument to tortoisegitproc that specifies value for Directory field
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed  issue #1833 : Fast-Forward rebase does not preserve SHA-1 of commits
  • Fixed  issue #1832 : TortoiseGitMerge has an empty menue when German language pack is loaded
  • Fixed  issue #497 : TGitCache.exe won't let user delete folder
  • Mitigated issue #1011: "git svn" commands create "sys$command" file

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