VisualSVN 5.5 Release Notes

VisualSVN 5.5 brings an update to the latest regular (non-LTS) Apache Subversion 1.13 which introduces some enhancements and bug fixes. See the changelog for the complete list of changes.

You can download the latest VisualSVN 5.5 build from the official download page.

Please note that VisualSVN 5.5 supports only Visual Studio 2015 and older versions.

What's new in Apache Subversion 1.13

Apache Subversion 1.13 is the latest regular (non-LTS) release that includes several improvements and bug fixes. For the complete list of changes, please refer to the Apache Subversion 1.13 Release Notes.

Non-LTS releases are made available every 6 months and designated to deliver new features and enhancements in a timely fashion. See the details on the Apache Subversion Roadmap page.

Upgrade and compatibility notes

The upgrade procedure is straightforward and does not require upgrading your working copies. To fully benefit from the improvements made in Apache Subversion 1.13, consider an upgrade to the latest TortoiseSVN builds. You can download the latest TortoiseSVN builds from the dedicated download page.

Note that all Subversion 1.13 clients are fully compatible with servers based on Apache Subversion 1.10 (LTS).

Upgrading existing licenses

All VisualSVN 5.x licenses are eligible for a free upgrade to VisualSVN 5.5. VisualSVN 4.x licenses issued on or after June 3rd, 2014 are eligible for a free upgrade, too. The upgrade to VisualSVN 5.5 is also free if you use VisualSVN under the Community license.

If you don't qualify for a free upgrade, you can purchase an upgrade to VisualSVN 7.x license that is also valid for VisualSVN 5.x versions. You can purchase an upgrade to VisualSVN 7.x using the online purchase form.