Gitea is an open-source platform for hosting software development version control using Git. It extends beyond version control, offering other collaborative features such as bug tracking, wikis and code review. Not only does it offer self-hosting capabilities but also a free public first-party instance hosted on the cloud. It was developed as a fork of Gogs and is written in the versatile Go language.
This software package is platform-agnostic; it can be hosted on any platform supported by Go including Linux, macOS, Windows. This flexibility extends to ARM devices and even low-cost options like Raspberry Pi thanks to Gitea's minimal requirements.
Installation of Gitea is a breeze. Users can simply run the binary for their respective platform or use Docker for shipping. The choice of installation medium caters to various user preferences making it convenient for a wide range of users.