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Be warned that we don’t regularly check for feature changes in other products so this list can be outdated.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

General Features

Feature Gitea Gogs GitHub EE GitLab CE GitLab EE BitBucket RhodeCode CE
Open source and free
Low resource usage (RAM/CPU)
Multiple database support
Multiple OS support
Easy upgrade process
Markdown support
Static Git-powered pages
Integrated Git-powered wiki
Deploy Tokens
Repository Tokens with write rights
Built-in Container Registry
External git mirroring
FIDO U2F (2FA)
Built-in CI/CD
Subgroups: groups within groups

Code management

Feature Gitea Gogs GitHub EE GitLab CE GitLab EE BitBucket RhodeCode CE
Repository topics
Repository code search
Global code search
Git LFS 2.0
Group Milestones
Granular user roles (Code, Issues, Wiki etc)
Verified Committer ?
GPG Signed Commits
Reject unsigned commits
Repository Activity page
Branch manager
Create new branches
Web code editor
Commit graph

Issue Tracker

Feature Gitea Gogs GitHub EE GitLab CE GitLab EE BitBucket RhodeCode CE
Issue tracker
Issue templates
Labels
Time tracking
Multiple assignees for issues
Related issues
Confidential issues
Comment reactions
Lock Discussion
Batch issue handling
Issue Boards
Create new branches from issues
Issue search
Global issue search

Pull/Merge requests

Feature Gitea Gogs GitHub EE GitLab CE GitLab EE BitBucket RhodeCode CE
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
Revert specific commits or a merge request
Pull/Merge requests templates
Cherry-picking changes

3rd-party integrations

Feature Gitea Gogs GitHub EE GitLab CE GitLab EE BitBucket RhodeCode CE
Webhook support
Custom Git Hooks
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)
Mattermost/Slack integration
Discord integration
External CI/CD status display