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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 Git Client in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Tower for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and F-Droid. The best alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitKraken Client or GitAhead. Other great apps like Tower are Fork, Sourcetree, GitHub Desktop and TortoiseGit.

Tower 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 Tower.
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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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSmartGit is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSmartGit supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    SmartGit is a very competent git GUI tool

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

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeFork supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightFork consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Almost everyone thinks Fork is a great alternative to Tower.
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    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.

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    Lack of Gitlab CE compatibility.

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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.

    ⚫︎ File VersioningGitKraken Client has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGitKraken Client supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Most users think GitKraken Client 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

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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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGitAhead supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Discontinued

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

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

    ⚫︎ File VersioningSourcetree has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSourcetree supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Most users think Sourcetree is a great alternative to Tower.


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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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGitHub Desktop supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Only supports Github.com Repos

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    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightTortoiseGit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionGit Extensions can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Version 3.0 Beta
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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.

    ⚫︎ Dark Modegitg supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightgitg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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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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    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

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