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Free Sourcetree Alternatives

The best free alternative to Sourcetree is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitKraken Client or GitAhead. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Sourcetree and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Sourcetree are TortoiseGit, Git Extensions, GitHub Desktop and gitg.

Sourcetree 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 Sourcetree.
This page was last updated Jun 6, 2022
Sourcetree
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

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

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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.

    SmartGit vs Sourcetree opinions
    Most users think SmartGit is a great alternative to Sourcetree.
    jamilsonjunior

    Faster than SourceTree and has a built-in conflict solver.

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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    M_O_Z_G

    Much better interface than new SourceTree has, no bugs with digital tablet, auto-detection repos, portable version.

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  2. 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.

    GitKraken Client vs Sourcetree opinions
    Some users think GitKraken Client is a great alternative to Sourcetree, some don't.
    propel_batter_coma

    GitKraken is a modern alternative to Sourcetree and brings updates frequently.

    Top positive comment  over 1 year ago
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    -1

    Very nice interface, very intuitive and perfect integration with Github and Bitbucket.

    Top positive comment  over 5 years ago
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    Free version only works with public repos

    Top negative comment  over 2 years ago
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    35

    I liked the application, but open private repository for a paid user :( it isn't freeware.

    Negative comment over 2 years ago
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    rbukovansky

    The best Git GUI client. Period.

    Do yourself a favor and start using it.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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    alanbrogan

    Understands git so well it made the guy presenting the video go "Oooh".

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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    -4

    Much faster and nice clean modern look

    Positive comment almost 6 years ago
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  3. 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.

    Discontinued

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

    GitAhead vs Sourcetree opinions
    Almost everyone thinks GitAhead is a great alternative to Sourcetree.
    dabockster

    Doesn't support GitHub OAuth login. Requires API key instead. This is significantly less secure than competing products.

    Negative comment 11 months ago
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  4. TortoiseGit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    TortoiseGit vs Sourcetree opinions
    Most users think TortoiseGit is a great alternative to Sourcetree.

    Not really good for advanced flows where we have many branches and need to handle them in easy and transparent way

    Negative comment about 4 years ago
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    easy to use, no registration needed, full integration into windows

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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  5. 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.

    Most users think Git Extensions is a great alternative to Sourcetree.


  6. GitHub Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

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

    GitHub Desktop vs Sourcetree opinions
    This alternative is disputed. GitHub Desktop is still a legitimate alternative to Sourcetree, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Good GUI to local repos and (obviously) very good integration with GitHub.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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    • No visualization of the branches
    • No git stash support
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  7. 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.

    Some users think gitg is a great alternative to Sourcetree, some don't.
  8. Sublime Merge

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    Sublime Merge vs Sourcetree opinions
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    vbagsalternativeto

    most performant and native way to interact with git

    Positive comment 2 months ago
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  9. 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.

  10. Ungit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Gerrit Code Review
    • Node.JS
    • Atom
    • Brackets

    Git GUI (WebUI).

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