Best Git Gui For Mac

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Fast-forward to late 2016, where Tower is a hugely popular Git client on the Mac. In fact, it's the tool of choice for over 80,000 customers around the world like Google, IBM, eBay, Amazon, and Salesforce. Under the hood, these extensions use the power of Git directives and relieve you from somewhat cryptic commands while maintaining a very large project. We're going to look at some of the best and popular graphical Git clients which can help you kick-start your project. Build Better Software. Over 100,000 developers and designers are more productive with Tower - the most powerful Git client for Mac and Windows. Git comes with built-in GUI tools for committing and browsing, but there are several third-party tools for users looking for platform-specific experience. If you want to add another GUI tool to this list, just follow the instructions.

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Well, I tried GitHub for Mac - very useful thing, but I don't want to share my private code with other (sorry folks from github, but there are commercial projects).

Also I tried to deal with SourceTree - also, awesome thing, and private Atlassian Bitbucket.

But I still couldn't find the client, which can support my own server.Is it possible?

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Sourcetree certainly supports local git installations, as does Tower.

You're thinking about it wrong. You're thinking that because SourceTree only asks you about entering credentials for BitBucket, GitHub or Kiln that that's the only type of git server you can use. That's incorrect. It has those authentication dialogs for those services because those services provide extra features beyond just git hosting, so a login is required.

In the case of a standard shared repository rather than a commercial service, just do File->New and in the clone repository dialog, enter the URL of the shared repository. If you have already cloned it via the command-line, then click on the 'Add working copy' button instead and point SourceTree to where it exists on your disk.

Once you have the repository cloned, you can pull and push from/to the central repository same as you would if you were using the command-line. All this is true with Tower as well.

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Here is a list of the official Git GUI clients

Best Git Gui For Osx


Best Git Merge Tool For Mac

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I personally use /usr/bin/git.

If you prefer to use graphical stuff then have a look at GitX or better latest version on

I do not use SourceTree but I would have thought they would support any server - you might want to double-check that.

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You can try the gitx. But I preferred Terminal.
Source Tree is the most complete GUI app for GIT than I tested.

Looks like the latest version is on

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