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What is Tower?

Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.
Tower is a tool in the Source Code Management Desktop Apps category of a tech stack.

Who uses Tower?

Companies
47 companies reportedly use Tower in their tech stacks, including √ľberdosis, Swat.io, and Biting Bit.

Developers
129 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Tower.

Tower Integrations

GitHub, Git, GitLab, Bitbucket, and Visual Studio are some of the popular tools that integrate with Tower. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Tower.
Pros of Tower
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

Tower's Features

  • Clone & create repos with a click - Manage your GitHub, Bitbucket & Beanstalk accounts from within Tower
  • Open repos quickly - Tower's "Quick Open" dialog finds and opens repositories in no time
  • Automate the boring stuff - Fetching and stashing are automatically done for you, if you wish
  • Clone in the background- Downloading large projects happens in the background, while you work
  • Multiple windows - Have multiple projects open side-by-side

Tower Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Tower?
AWX
AWX provides a web-based user interface, REST API, and task engine built on top of Ansible. It is the upstream project for Tower, a commercial derivative of AWX. Ansible Towers powers enterprise automation by adding control, security and delegation capabilities to Ansible environments.
Ansible
Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
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
The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.
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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Tower's Followers
294 developers follow Tower to keep up with related blogs and decisions.