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GitKraken vs Tower: 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 Tower? The most powerful Git client for Mac & Windows. Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.

GitKraken and Tower can be primarily classified as "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" tools.

"Dark theme" is the top reason why over 47 developers like GitKraken, while over 16 developers mention "Git" as the leading cause for choosing Tower.

Tradecore, SCORE42, and Atbox are some of the popular companies that use GitKraken, whereas Tower is used by Swat.io, Coderus, and Startae. GitKraken has a broader approval, being mentioned in 43 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to Tower, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.

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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 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 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.
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.
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.
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Decisions about GitKraken and Tower
frido
frido
GitKraken
GitKraken
SourceTree
SourceTree
Sublime Merge
Sublime Merge
#Glo

GitKraken is the best git client so far. The user interface is very friendly. Everything is easy to do with this tool. A branch tree vizualization is very clear. I've tried SourceTree and I got lost in such many panels. Also performance of SourceTree is not as goot as GitKraken. I like Sublime Merge but it doesn't have so many features as the other tools. I've choosen GitKraken and as bonus I got GitKraken Glo that is the next perfect tool.

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Cees Timmerman
Cees Timmerman
Software Engineer · | 6 upvotes · 68.3K views
Tower
Tower
GitKraken
GitKraken
SourceTree
SourceTree
Windows
Windows

Tower appears to be between GitKraken and SourceTree in detail, but gave two scary error dialogs when attempting to merge resulted in a conflict. Doing the same in SourceTree just worked and showed the conflict in its handy file view that's always visible (unlike Tower's mere "Merge branch 'X' into develop" message when the commit is selected).

Both GitKraken and Tower lack the commit hash in their history overview, requiring one to select a commit to see it.

GitKraken appears to be the only Windows 10 Git GUI suitable for night shifts, but like Tower is only free for 30 days, unlike SourceTree.

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Reviews of GitKraken and Tower
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Software Engineer
Review ofGitKrakenGitKraken

I prefer to see the selected commit in the graph while inspecting a diff of a changed file in said commit. SourceTree and sometimes Tower do that.

How developers use GitKraken and Tower
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Noel Santiago uses GitKrakenGitKraken

Para Manejar los proyectos de otras empresas y controlar las versiones de las aplicaciones en producción en personas que no tienen conocimiento de los comandos git.

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Markus Gebka uses GitKrakenGitKraken

I use it to manage my Repos for private projects. I love the clear UI and for me it is way easier to manage than in the shell.

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Adrian Harabulă uses GitKrakenGitKraken

very good user interface; access to relevant information is clicks away, 1 year free license for students

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EXIDD uses GitKrakenGitKraken

코드 형상관리 툴은 GitKraken을 이용합니다.

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