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Pros of GitKraken
Pros of TortoiseGit
  • 59
    Dark theme
  • 34
    Best linux git client
  • 29
    Great overview
  • 21
    Full featured client
  • 20
    Gitflow support
  • 19
    Beautiful UI
  • 18
    Very easy to use
  • 16
  • 13
    Works great on both linux and windows
  • 13
  • 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)
  • 4
    Turns Explorer into a git client
  • 1

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Cons of GitKraken
Cons of TortoiseGit
  • 3
    Extremely slow when working with large repositories
  • 3
    No edit/fixup in interactive rebase
  • 3
    Hangs occasionally (not as bad as sourcetree)
  • 2
    Not as many features as sourcetree
  • 2
    Do not allow to directly edit staging area
  • 2
    Does not work like a Mac app
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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 TortoiseGit?

    It is a Git revision control client, implemented as a Windows shell extension and based on TortoiseSVN. It is free software released under the GNU General Public License.

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    What tools integrate with GitKraken?
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    What are some alternatives to GitKraken and TortoiseGit?
    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.
    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 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.
    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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