Visual SourceSafe 2005 is a version control system designed for individual developers or small teams, who need a lightweight, file system-based application for source code control. Larger development teams requiring an enterprise-grade source code control solution are encouraged to evaluate Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, a part of the Visual Studio 2005 Team System.
Through project-oriented version control and rich integration with Visual Studio, Visual SourceSafe provides individual developers and small teams with the appropriate tools to make safe alterations to existing code and track changes across users, projects and time. Visual SourceSafe 2005 enhancements include:
- Remote Web access over HTTP from Visual Studio.
- Improved integration in Visual Studio.
- Unicode and XML support.
- LAN performance booster.
- Improved support for regional time zones and languages.