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git-gui is described as 'Is a tool for creating commits and managing branches. It was inspired by and initially based on gitool. Written in Tcl/Tk. Stable versions are shipped with Core Git since version 1.5' and is a Git Client in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to git-gui for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and F-Droid. The best alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitAhead or GitKraken Client. Other great apps like git-gui are GitHub Desktop, Sourcetree, TortoiseGit and Git Extensions.

git-gui alternatives are mainly Git Clients but may also be Version Control Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of git-gui.
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Is a tool for creating commits and managing branches. It was inspired by and initially based on gitool. Written in Tcl/Tk....

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  1. SmartGit icon

    SmartGit

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    62 alternatives to SmartGit 

    SmartGit is a front-end for the distributed version control system Git and runs on Windows, macOS and Linux. SmartGit is intended for developers who prefer a graphical user interface over a command line client, to be even more productive with Git.

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    1.  Git SupportSmartGit supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  LightweightSmartGit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark ModeSmartGit supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. GitAhead icon

    GitAhead

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    45 alternatives to GitAhead 

    GitAhead lets you filter results and performs advanced searches. It shows you exactly what you need to see and makes navigating through thousands of commits a piece of cake.

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    1.  Git SupportGitAhead supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  Dark ModeGitAhead supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Discontinued

    No longer under active development, per info in repo at https://github.com/gitahead/gitahead#please-note but there's a fork called Gittyup icon Gittyup that you can try.

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  3. GitKraken Client icon

    GitKraken Client

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    61 alternatives to GitKraken Client 

    Millions of developers and teams around the world choose GitKraken Client to make Git more visual and accessible with an intuitive UI, the flexibility to switch between a GUI or a terminal, and a seamless experience across operating systems.

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    1.  Kanban BoardGitKraken Client allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    2.  File VersioningGitKraken Client has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    3.  Dark ModeGitKraken Client supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  4. GitHub Desktop icon

    GitHub Desktop

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    54 alternatives to GitHub Desktop 

    GitHub Desktop is a native Git client for Mac OS X and Windows with a graphical user interface.

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    1.  Git SupportGitHub Desktop supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  Dark ModeGitHub Desktop supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  5. Sourcetree icon

    Sourcetree

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    58 alternatives to Sourcetree 

    A powerful Mac and Windows client for Mercurial and Git distributed version control systems.

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    1.  Git SupportSourcetree supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  File VersioningSourcetree has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    3.  Dark ModeSourcetree supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  6. TortoiseGit icon

    TortoiseGit

    • Windows
    62 alternatives to TortoiseGit 

    TortoiseGit is a Windows Shell Interface to Git and based on TortoiseSVN. It's open source and can fully be build with freely available software.

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    1.  Git SupportTortoiseGit supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  LightweightTortoiseGit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Git Extensions

    • Windows
    47 alternatives to Git Extensions 

    Git Extensions is a standalone UI tool for managing git repositories. It also integrates with Windows Explorer and Microsoft Visual Studio (2010/2012/2013/2015/2017). Linux is supported by 2.51 version with some issues.

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    1.  Git SupportGit Extensions supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionGit Extensions can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Gittyup

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    52 alternatives to Gittyup 

    Gittyup is a graphical Git client designed to help you understand and manage your source code history. Gittyup is a continuation of the GitAhead client.

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    1.  Git SupportGittyup supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  Dark ModeGittyup supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Gittyup simultaneously.
    4.  File VersioningGittyup has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    5.  Privacy focusedGittyup is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    6.  Syntax HighlightingGittyup supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    7.  Ad-freeGittyup doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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      Sublime Merge

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      56 alternatives to Sublime Merge 

      Sublime Merge is a fast and intuitive git client built on the same performant platform as Sublime Text.

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      1.  Git SupportSublime Merge supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
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      gitg

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      52 alternatives to gitg 

      gitg is a git repository viewer targeting gtk+/GNOME. One of its main objectives is to provide a more unified user experience for git frontends across multiple desktops. It does this not be writing a cross-platform application, but by close collaboration with similar clients for...

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      1.  Dark Modegitg supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
      2.  Git Supportgitg supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
      3.  Lightweightgitg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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