Mercurial is a free, distributed source control management tool. It efficiently handles projects of any size and offers an easy and intuitive interface.
How you can benefit from Mercurial
It is fast and powerful
Mercurial efficiently handles projects of any size and kind. Every clone contains the whole project history, so most actions are local, fast and convenient. Mercurial supports a multitude of workflows and you can easily enhance its functionality with extensions.
It is easy to learn
You can follow our simple guide to learn how to revision your documents with Mercurial, or just use the quick start to get going instantly. A short overview of Mercurial's decentralized model is also available.
And it just works
Mercurial strives to deliver on each of its promises. Most tasks simply work on the first try and without requiring arcane knowledge.
Clone a project and push changes
$ hg clone http://selenic.com/repo/hello $ cd hello $ (edit files) $ hg add (new files) $ hg commit -m 'My changes' $ hg push
Create a project and commit
$ hg init (project-directory) $ cd (project-directory) $ (add some files) $ hg add $ hg commit -m 'Initial commit'