Skip to content


Documentation | Website

git-cliff can generate changelog files from the Git history by utilizing conventional commits as well as regex-powered custom parsers. The changelog template can be customized with a configuration file to match the desired format.



Learn how to use git-cliff from the documentation.

In The Media

Editor Support

  • git-cliff.el - Generate, update and release changelog in Emacs

Similar/Related Projects

  • git-journal - The Git Commit Message and Changelog Generation Framework
  • clog-cli - Generate beautiful changelogs from your Git commit history
  • relnotes - A tool to automatically generate release notes for your project.
  • cocogitto - A set of CLI tools for the conventional commit and semver specifications.
  • cliff-jumper - A NodeJS CLI tool that combines git-cliff and conventional-recommended-bump to semantically bump a NodeJS package and generate a git-cliff powered changelog.
  • release-plz - Release Rust packages from CI.


Thanks goes to these wonderful people ✨

Made with


Licensed under either of Apache License Version 2.0 or The MIT License at your option.


Copyright © 2021-2024, git-cliff contributors