AlternativeTo Logo

Open Source Sourcetree Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Sourcetree is GitAhead. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Sourcetree and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source 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 iconSourcetree
  266
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

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

Learn more about Sourcetree

  1. GitAhead icon

    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

    Main window
    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
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0
  2. TortoiseGit icon

    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.

    (Configurable) Context menu
    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
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    2

    easy to use, no registration needed, full integration into windows

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    1


  3. 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.

    Version 3.0 Beta
    Most users think Git Extensions is a great alternative to Sourcetree.
  4. 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.

    Screenshot
    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
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    -4
    • No visualization of the branches
    • No git stash support
    Negative comment over 3 years ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    9
  5. gitg icon

    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.

    Main View
    Some users think gitg is a great alternative to Sourcetree, some don't.


  6. Gittyup icon

    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.

    Screenshot
  7. GitUp icon

    GitUp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    GitUp is a bet to invent a new Git interaction model that lets engineers of all levels work quickly, safely, and without headaches.

    Screenshot
  8. Ungit icon

    Ungit

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

    Git GUI (WebUI).

    Screenshot
  9. tig icon

    tig

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    Tig: text-mode interface for Git.

    Screenshot
    tig vs Sourcetree opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments

    Fully keyboard driven. Lightweight. Supports common operations easily, can shell out to git for complex needs.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0
  10. git-gui icon

    git-gui

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    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.

    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 35 alternatives