Gitea compared to other Git hosting options

To help decide if Gitea is suited for your needs here is how it compares to other Git self hosted options.

Be warned that we don’t regularly check for feature changes in other products so this list can be outdated. If you find anything that needs to be updated in table below please report issue on Github.

Symbols used in table:

  • ✓ - supported

  • ⁄ - supported with limited functionality

  • ✘ - unsupported

Feature Gitea Gogs GitHub EE GitLab CE GitLab EE BitBucket
Open source and free
Issue tracker
Pull/Merge requests
Squash merging
Rebase merging
Pull/Merge request inline comments
Pull/Merge request approval
Merge conflict resolution
Restrict push and merge access to certain users
Markdown support
Issues and pull/merge requests templates
Revert specific commits or a merge request
Time tracking
Multiple assignees for issues
Related issues
Confidential issues
Comment reactions
Lock Discussion
Batch issue handling
Issue Boards
Create new branches from issues
Commit graph
Web code editor
Branch manager
Create new branches
Repository topics
Repository code search
Global code search
Issue search
Global issue search
Git LFS 2.0
Integrated Git-powered wiki
Static Git-powered pages
Group Milestones
Granular user roles (Code, Issues, Wiki etc)
Cherry-picking changes
GPG Signed Commits
Reject unsigned commits
Verified Committer ?
Subgroups: groups within groups
Custom Git Hooks
Repository Activity page
Deploy Tokens
Repository Tokens with write rights
Easy upgrade process
Built-in Container Registry
External git mirroring
AD / LDAP integration
Multiple LDAP / AD server support
LDAP user synchronization
OpenId Connect support ?
OAuth 2.0 integration (external authorization) ?
Act as OAuth 2.0 provider
Two factor authentication (2FA)
Webhook support
Mattermost/Slack integration
Discord integration
Built-in CI/CD
External CI/CD status display
Multiple database support
Multiple OS support
Low resource usage (RAM/CPU)