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TortoiseHg is a Windows shell extension and a series of applications for the Mercurial distributed revision control system. It also includes a Gnome/Nautilus extension and a CLI wrapper application so the TortoiseHg tools can be used on non-Windows platforms.


  • 2019-07-22: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 5.0.2 released
  • 2019-04-14: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.9.1 released
  • 2019-02-23: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.9.0 released
  • 2019-01-19: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.8.2 released
  • 2018-12-09: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.8.1 released
  • 2018-11-12: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.8 released
  • 2018-10-14: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.7.2 released
  • 2018-09-15: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.7.1 released
  • 2018-08-19: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.7 released
  • 2018-06-19: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.6.1 released
  • 2018-05-21: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.6 released
  • 2018-04-08: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.5.3 released
  • 2018-03-10: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.5.2 released
  • 2018-02-12: TortoiseHg (with Mercurial) 4.5 released

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Supported Platforms

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, and 10
  • Command line support via thg
  • Mac OS X port via source install
  • Gnome/Nautilus integration

Like TortoiseSVN, we recommend to turn off the indexing service on the working copies and repositories, and exclude them from virus scans.

Mailing Lists

For any questions or comments on TortoiseHg, please post to TortoiseHg's mailing lists:

  • TortoiseHg developers list: for development on TortoiseHg


If you would like to donate money towards TortoiseHg development or upkeep, use this link. TortoiseHg is free, donations are voluntary. Donations go through Steve Borho's personal paypal account, which is named "Borho and Son". If you use a credit card the charge will appear as "THG DEVS" or "TORTOISEHG DEVS"

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