Tower Alternatives

    Tower is described as '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' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Tower for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitKraken or Sourcetree. Other great apps like Tower are GitAhead (Free, Open Source), Fork (Paid), GitHub Desktop (Free, Open Source) and TortoiseGit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

    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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      SmartGit is a very competent git GUI tool
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. Over 2 million developers worldwide rely on GitKraken to get their work done. Our team is dedicated to making tools that help software developers be more productive - it’s truly our passion.
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      GitKraken vs Tower opinions
      Most users think GitKraken is a great alternative to Tower.
      GitKraken is a very good git client, but, is personal, if you are working on a public repo, if you are trying to connect to a private or an organization repo in github, you must pay a different license
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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    3. A powerful Mac and Windows client for Mercurial and Git distributed version control systems. Sourcetree strips away the complexity of DVCS and makes it usable for mere mortals.
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      Most users think Sourcetree is a great alternative to Tower.
    4. 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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    5. A fast and friendly git client for Mac and Windows.
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      Fork vs Tower opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Fork is a great alternative to Tower.
      natevancouver Don’t be put off by the fact that it runs on both Windows & Mac. It is *not* an Electron app, and feels native on both platforms. Powerful and frequently updated, with built-in merging. And currently free.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      Lack of Gitlab CE compatibility.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    6. Simple collaboration from your desktop GitHub Desktop is a seamless way to contribute to projects on GitHub and GitHub Enterprise. Available for Mac and Windows
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      GitHub Desktop vs Tower opinions
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      Only supports Github.com Repos
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    7. 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. Since it's not an integration for a specific IDE like...
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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. Sublime Merge is a fast and intuitive git client built on the same performant platform as Sublime Text. FEATURES - integrated three-way merge tool, - side-by-side diffs - powerful search - syntax highlighting
      Sublime Merge vs Tower opinions
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      Sublime Merge is free, but a license must be purchased for contuined use, however, its features and design are by far, the best you can get at 0$ price
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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