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SmartGit Alternatives

SmartGit is described as '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' and is a very popular Git Client in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to SmartGit for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is GitKraken Client, which is free. Other great apps like SmartGit are Fork, GitAhead, Sourcetree and GitHub Desktop.

SmartGit 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 SmartGit.
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  1. GitKraken Client icon

    GitKraken Client

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    60 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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    GitKraken Client vs SmartGit opinions
    Most users think GitKraken Client is a great alternative to SmartGit.
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    Fork

    • Mac
    • Windows
    39 alternatives to Fork 

    A fast and friendly git client for Mac and Windows.

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    1.  Dark ModeFork supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  LightweightFork consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Git SupportFork supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
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    Fork vs SmartGit opinions
    Most users think Fork is a great alternative to SmartGit.


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    GitAhead

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    44 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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    Sourcetree

    • Mac
    • Windows
    57 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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    Sourcetree vs SmartGit opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Sourcetree is still a legitimate alternative to SmartGit, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    it has a very intuitive interface and it covers all my needs

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    Missing Linux Support. Bad & broken UI.

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    GitHub Desktop

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    • Windows
    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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    GitHub Desktop vs SmartGit opinions
    Most users think GitHub Desktop is a great alternative to SmartGit.


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    TortoiseGit

    • Windows
    61 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.
    (Configurable) Context menu
    Tailored context menu for (ignored) .patch files
    TortoiseGit vs SmartGit opinions
    Almost everyone thinks TortoiseGit is a great alternative to SmartGit.
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    Git Extensions

    • Windows
    46 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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    51 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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      Tower

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      • Windows
      54 alternatives to Tower 

      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.

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      1.  Dark ModeTower supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
      2.  Git SupportTower supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
      Tower's Commit History
      Tower's unique Conflict Wizard
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      gitg

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      • Linux
      51 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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