git-gui Alternatives

    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, Linux, Windows, Android and Android Tablet. Most alternatives are Git Clients and Version Control Systems. The best alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitKraken or GitAhead. Other great apps like git-gui are Sourcetree (Free), GitHub Desktop (Free, Open Source), TortoiseGit (Free, Open Source) and Git Extensions (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 2, 2021

    1. SmartGit is a front-end for the distributed version control system Git and runs on Windows, Mac OS X 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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    2. Over 2 million developers worldwide rely on GitKraken to get their work done. Our team is dedicated to making tools that help software developers be more productive - it’s truly our passion.
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    3. 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.

      Discontinued

      No longer under active development, per info in repo at https://github.com/gitahead/gitahead#please-note

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    4. A powerful Mac and Windows client for Mercurial and Git distributed version control systems. Sourcetree strips away the complexity of DVCS and makes it usable for mere mortals.
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    5. Simple collaboration from your desktop GitHub Desktop is a seamless way to contribute to projects on GitHub and GitHub Enterprise. Available for Mac and Windows
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    6. 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. Since it's not an integration for a specific IDE like...
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    7. 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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    8. 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.
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    9. Sublime Merge is a fast and intuitive git client built on the same performant platform as Sublime Text. FEATURES - integrated three-way merge tool, - side-by-side diffs - powerful search - syntax highlighting
    10. git-cola is a powerful GUI for git, a distributed revision control system. cola's ingredients include git-python and jsonpickle. cola is released under the GNU GPL v2.
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