How to Install Subversion or SVN Client on Windows?

SVN client is mostly used by software developers to do the svn based operations(creating branch, Checkout and commiting code etc..).
This task are mostly done daily to make code changes on java projects.

First try to get the required installation exe file CollabNet Subversion Client v1.6.12 (for Windows) from collab's site.
Once you downloaded the exe file, following the following steps to install the svn client on windows

1. click on CollabNet Subversion Command-Line Client v1.5.12.exe file and follow the instructions to install the client on your local box.
This will install to default folder in program files i.e Drive:\Program Files\CollabNet\Subversion Server.

2. After installed the svn client, go to Environment Variables in System properties, please make sure that "Drive:\Program Files\CollabNet\Subversion Server" value is added to PATH variable.
if PATH is not set, please add "%PATH%;.;Drive:\Program Files\CollabNet\Subversion Server" as value for the key "PATH".

3. Now SVN client is installed and read to use.
Please open a command prompt and type the following command in the command prompt to test the svn client is properly installed or not

svn --version

here is the result of the above command.


Command results the correct version 1.6.12. so you are ready to use svn client for doing more operations.

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