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Fork

132
154
+ 1
81
GitKraken

637
770
+ 1
275
Tower

187
300
+ 1
79
Decisions about Fork, GitKraken, and Tower

I explored many Git Desktop tools for the Mac and my final decision was to use Fork. What I love about for that it contains three features, I like about a Git Client tool.

It allows * to handle day to day git operations (least important for me as I am cli junkie) * it helps to investigate the history * most important of all, it has a repo manager which many other tools are missing.

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Pros of Fork
Pros of GitKraken
Pros of Tower
  • 13
    One of the easiest and fastest git GUIs
  • 8
    Nice UX
  • 7
    Gitflow support
  • 6
    Intuitive interactive rebase and conflict resolution UI
  • 6
    Fast, Great support, Does-it-all, blazing fast
  • 6
    Does the job way better than others
  • 5
    Excellent commit history tree view
  • 5
    Dark theme
  • 4
    This even looks the same as SourceTree
  • 3
    Repository Manager
  • 3
    Built-in developer feedback
  • 3
    Countless quality of life features
  • 2
    Github Notifications
  • 2
    Keyaboard-only
  • 2
    Visual branch history
  • 2
    Reflog support
  • 1
    Not buggy, works smoothly
  • 1
    Unique Activity Manager shows current/past operations
  • 1
    Intuitive merge conflict resolution
  • 1
    Git ammend
  • 56
    Dark theme
  • 33
    Best linux git client
  • 29
    Great overview
  • 21
    Full featured client
  • 20
    Gitflow support
  • 19
    Beautiful UI
  • 18
    Very easy to use
  • 16
    Graph
  • 13
    Effortless
  • 13
    Works great on both linux and windows
  • 6
    Easy Merge Conflict Tool
  • 5
    Amazing Github and Bitbucket integration
  • 4
    Great UX
  • 3
    Integration with GitHub
  • 3
    Automatic Repo Discovery
  • 3
    Submodule support
  • 3
    Easy to Learn and Setup
  • 3
    Super fast
  • 2
    Fuzzy find (CTRL P)
  • 1
    Very user friendly
  • 1
    Much more stable than source tree
  • 1
    Great for non-dev users
  • 1
    Because it has Linux client
  • 1
    Command palette (CTRL Shift P)
  • 18
    Git
  • 16
    Just works
  • 10
    Version control
  • 6
    Awesome
  • 6
    Simple layout
  • 4
    Multiple windows
  • 3
    Multiple tabs
  • 3
    Automatic repo discovery
  • 2
    Gitflow support
  • 2
    Uses standard git terminology and methods
  • 2
    Submodule support
  • 2
    Interactive stage or discard by hunks or lines
  • 2
    Github integration
  • 2
    Full featured client
  • 1
    SAS

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Cons of Fork
Cons of GitKraken
Cons of Tower
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    • 1
      Does not work like a Mac app
    • 1
      Do not allow to directly edit staging area
    • 1
      No edit/fixup in interactive rebase
    • 1
      Not as many features as sourcetree
    • 1
      Hangs occasionally (not as bad as sourcetree)
    • 4
      Subscription based
    • 4
      Expensive
    • 1
      No side by side diff
    • 0
      Merge conflict resolution impossible/unclear

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    What is Fork?

    Manage your repositories without leaving the application. Organize the repositores into categories. Fork's Diff Viewer provides a clear view to spot the changes in your source code quickly.

    What is GitKraken?

    The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.

    What is Tower?

    Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.

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    What are some alternatives to Fork, GitKraken, and Tower?
    SourceTree
    Use the full capability of Git and Mercurial in the SourceTree desktop app. Manage all your repositories, hosted or local, through SourceTree's simple interface.
    Sublime Merge
    A snappy UI, three-way merge tool, side-by-side diffs, syntax highlighting, and more. Evaluate for free – no account, tracking, or time limits.
    SmartGit
    It is a graphical Git client with support for SVN and Pull Requests for GitHub and Bitbucket. It runs on Windows, macOS and Linux.
    GitUp
    GitUp lets you see your entire labyrinth of branches and merges with perfect clarity. Any change you make, large or small, even outside GitUp, is immediately reflected in GitUp's graph. No refreshing, no waiting.
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