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Git Extensions Alternatives for Mac

Git Extensions is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitAhead or GitKraken Client. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Git Extensions and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Git Extensions are Fork, Sourcetree, GitHub Desktop and Tower.

Git Extensions 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 Extensions.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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  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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSmartGit is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSmartGit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSmartGit supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    GitAhead

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGitAhead supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Discontinued

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

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  3. A fast and friendly git client for Mac and Windows.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeFork supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightFork consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ File VersioningGitKraken Client has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGitKraken Client supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    This alternative is disputed. GitKraken Client is still a legitimate alternative to Git Extensions, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Cannot cherry pick lines, cannot sign commit, cannot search in files, etc.

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

    ⚫︎ File VersioningSourcetree has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSourcetree supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    It's explicit, fast, friendly and have a great GUI.

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  6. GitHub Desktop icon

    GitHub Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGitHub Desktop supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  7. Tower is a native desktop Git client for both macOS and Windows. The app gives developers, designers, and non-technical people easy access to the full power of Git with features such as Pull Requests, Interactive Rebase, Image Diffing, Quick Actions, Undo and much more.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeTower supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    gitg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark Modegitg supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightgitg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Very little functionality, can't easily manage branches and commits like in Git Extensions

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    Sublime Merge

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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    This is a merge tool. Git Extensions is a Git GUI. You could use these tools side-by-side; as far as I know, they don't even have any overlap in usage.

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    Gittyup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    • Qt

    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGittyup supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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