Can I use a GIT repository with SVN clients?

Currently I’m using the following SVN clients: TortoiseSVN for Windows and AnkhSVN for Visual Studio 2005+. I heard that GIT has a great level of interoperability with SVN. Would my tools work with a GIT repository?

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  • 4 Solutions collect form web for “Can I use a GIT repository with SVN clients?”

    At least, regarding Tortoise, you have a git-equivalent:


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    And gitExtension can help with Visual Studio, as mentioned in this SO question

    Nope. Use the git client. Git is more complex than SVN and has a very different structure. has read/write support for SVN clients to their Git hosted repositories:

    You can checkout a git repository but you can’t do most of other operations. You can setup tortoise git which provides same interface for Git although the commands are different.

    Git Baby is a git and github fan, let's start git clone.