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GitKraken vs SmartGit: What are the differences?

What is GitKraken? Git GUI Client for Windows Mac and Linux built on Electron. The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.

What is SmartGit? A Git Graphical User Interface client. It is a graphical Git client with support for SVN and Pull Requests for GitHub and Bitbucket. It runs on Windows, macOS and Linux.

GitKraken and SmartGit belong to "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" category of the tech stack.

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Pros of GitKraken
Pros of SmartGit
  • 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)
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    Cons of GitKraken
    Cons of SmartGit
    • 2
      Hangs occasionally (not as bad as sourcetree)
    • 2
      Not as many features as sourcetree
    • 2
      No edit/fixup in interactive rebase
    • 2
      Do not allow to directly edit staging area
    • 2
      Does not work like a Mac app
    • 2
      Extremely slow when working with large repositories
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      What is GitKraken?

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

      What is 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.

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          What are some alternatives to GitKraken and SmartGit?
          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.
          Tower
          Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.
          GitKraken Glo
          A more productive way for developers to track tasks and issues from inside GitKraken, VS Code, Atom or a browser! Glo Boards sync in real-time with GitHub Issues, support markdown and offer lots of time-saving features for devs.
          GitHub
          GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
          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.
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