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Best Git hosting providers for your code control and repositories

Git is another software versioning and revision control system (like SVN) GIT is gaining a lot of popularity these days and many developers believe it’s better than SVN in many ways. In the following section, we look at some of the popular GIT hosting service providers.

Planio a startup company from Berlin offers more than hosting. The platform provides comprehensive project management solution and supports both Git and SVN apart from modules for issue tracker and file management.Their basic plan starts from €9.00/mo and includes 5 active Projects, 6 active Users, 300 Customers, 2 GB Storage. All plans includes SSL, unlimited Git and Subversion repositories.

Github provides powerful collaboration, code review, and code management services for open source and private projects. Github is free to open source public projects and paid private plans starts from $7.00/mo

CloudForge offers commercial Git SVN and wiki hosting services. The company also provides bug tracking tools. For small teams and non-critical projects their standard starting plan starts at $2.00/user/mo ( in pack of 5 users) and have unlimited project workspaces & private repositories.

Assembla provides professional as well as free Git hosting services. Free plan includes 1 Project, Unlimited Users & Repositories, 1GB Storage. Paid plans ( starting from $24/month ) comes with 2 Projects, 12 Users, 5GB Storage. Their paid plans also contains SVN, Git & Perforce deployment, task management, collaboration as well as team management tools.

ProjectLocker is also another Git hosting provider. Their free plan includes 1 user, 1 project, 50 MB of storage and their starter paid plan named venture includes 5 Users 5 GB Storage 5 Projects and the cost is $19/mo. All their plans have SSL Encryption, Nightly Backups, Email support, Unmetered bandwidth & 30 days money back guarantee.

Beanstalk provides Git repositories with various other tools and services. Free account includes 1 user and 1 repository, with 100MB of storage, whereas paid plans starts with $15/mo including 3 GB of storage, 10 repositories, 5 users, 3 servers/repository.

Codebase supports Git, SVN and Mercurial all at the same time. Additional features include ticketing, project management and deployment infrastructure tools. Their basic plan costs £5/$8.08/€6.25/mo and includes 3 active and unlimited archived projects, 500MB storage, unlimited repositories & 10 users.

Bitbucket is built from Atlassian. Integration with JIRA issue tracker is available. Apart from supporting Git it also supports Hg. Additional features like code review and issue management is also included. Bitbucket is free for 5 users & costs $10/mo for 10 users.

Unfuddle offers Git hosting, Issue Tracking, Taskboards & Collboration tools. They offer a 14-day free trial and their plans starts from $3/mo/person/project & includes Unlimited Git, 50GB Storage, Custom Workflows, File Attachments, Time Tracking & Task Boards.

Repositoryhosting provides a single plan with fixed price to host Trac/Git/ SVN and Hg. The company offers features like unlimited repositories, trac projects, users, custom domains and SSL security among other features for $6/month.

SVNRepository offers Git hosting for and by developers. The company has an easy to use control panel to set up Git quickly and execute them. Their basic plan starts from $3.95/mo & includes 500 MB Space, 1 SVN or Git or Mercurial Repository, 1 Trac Instance, 1 Redmine Project, Unlimited Developers/Committers.


Fog Creek Kiln supports Git and the company also are the creators of issue tracking solution called FogBugz. Apart from offering a solid code hosting platform it also has a fantastic bug tracking system. The costing of code hosting with kiln is $18/mo for 5 user team.

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