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MantisBT is an open-source issue tracking solution that strikes a perfect balance of simplicity and powerful capabilities. It is designed to ensure users can start managing their projects in mere minutes, offering seamless collaboration with team members and clients. Once you get the hang of it, it will quickly become your go-to tool for project management.

Mantis Bug Tracker
MantisBT is a popular free web-based bug tracking system. It is written in PHP works with MySQL, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL databases. MantisBT has been installed on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, OS/2, and others. It is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).


The key features of MantisBT include email notifications. This tool keeps your team and clients informed about critical updates on issues such as resolution status or new comments. Timely notifications ensure everyone stays on the same page, contributing to better project management.

Another notable feature is its robust access control mechanism. MantisBT offers role-based access control per project for users, putting you at the helm of your business operations. With this system in place, you can easily dictate who gets to see what, ensuring the right people have the right information at all times.

With 1522 GitHub stars and the latest commit on 2023-07-31 the project looks healthy.