Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS) is a discontinued source control program oriented towards small software development projects. Like most source control systems, SourceSafe creates a virtual library of computer files. While most commonly used for source code, SourceSafe can handle any type of file in its database, but older versions were shown[1][2] to be unstable when used to store large amounts of non-textual data, such as images and compiled executables.

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Visual SourceSafe
Original author(s)One Tree Software
Developer(s)Microsoft
Initial release1994; 28 years ago (1994)
Final release
2005 (8.0.50727.42) / October 2005; 17 years ago (2005-10)
Operating systemWindows
TypeVersion control
LicenseProprietary commercial software
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