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What are the best TortoiseGit alternatives?

TortoiseGit is described as 'Windows Shell Interface to Git and based on TortoiseSVN. It's open source and can fully be build with freely available software' and is a very popular Version Control system in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to TortoiseGit for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Sourcetree or GitKraken Client. Other great apps like TortoiseGit are GitAhead, Fork, GitHub Desktop and Git Extensions.

TortoiseGit 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 TortoiseGit.
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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.

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    Almost everyone thinks SmartGit is a great alternative to TortoiseGit.
  2. A powerful Mac and Windows client for Mercurial and Git distributed version control systems.

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    Most users think Sourcetree is a great alternative to TortoiseGit.

    TortoiseGit is a lightweight shell integration, while SourceTree is a full blown GUI client. All of the same Git functionality is present, but the way it is provided is entirely different.

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  3. 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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    Most users think GitKraken Client is a great alternative to TortoiseGit.

    Haven't integration with Nautilus, but is a very nice tool for manage git repositories with excellent interface, integration with GitHub, Bitbucket and more, very good for admin flow of git (branches, commits, 2+ remote repositories, a so on).

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    Missing features, like cherry pick, discard lines, blocks from staged files, etc...

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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.

    Discontinued

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

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

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    GitHub Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

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

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    Can not mimic the more advanced functionality that Tortoise or other Git client GUIs

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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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    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.

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    Open source, fully featured, simple and intuitive, lightweight.

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  9. 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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    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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