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Score 4.3 out of 101
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Likelihood to Recommend

AccuRev

Very slow and not intuitive; it would be my last choice for version control systems.The UI is a little confusing at times and seems a little outdated. It needs a lot of improvement. It is suited for small projects and fewer number of projects. But if there are huge projects and many projects to be maintained in a portfolio, its a little hard to manage.
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Visual SourceSafe

Specific scenarios where this product works well are when: managing a large number of projects and you develop purely through visual studio, amount of the budget to evaluate similar but much more expensive products is not high, your company has developers that need a source code control and if you develop daily with a high frequency.
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Pros

  • Creation of streams & workspaces are easy.
  • Easy integration with other bug tracking or tasking tools like JIRA.
  • File comparison and history is possible.
  • Project creation and setup is easy.
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  • avoid losing code
  • versioning of previous projects
  • saving versions on db
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Cons

  • Ability to zoom in/out for stream-view. We currently have many streams/substreams and unable to view the entire workflow. Zooming in/out would benefit.
  • Being a designer, I use Adobe Flash and SWF files. When updating the SWF files, Accurev does not see these files as being changed and you will be unable to promote. In order to push changes, you must totally rename the SWF file.
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  • sometimes there are problems with check-in and checkout if done simultaneously
  • the user interface is not really nice
  • only source control
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Likelihood to Renew

AccuRev6.1
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It covers all the industry needs. It has all the features required to be complete our tasks. Our whole group is very comfortable with this tool.
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Alternatives Considered

Git is one obvious alternative. However, Git is leveraging the command line and has minimal interface. Developer must be acclimated with command line in order to use Git.
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Return on Investment

  • Stable and safe promotions which leads to increased employee efficiency
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  • gains in avoiding loss of code
  • gains in terms of hours spent on development
  • gains in terms of time saved
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Pricing Details

AccuRev

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
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Visual SourceSafe

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details