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GitHub Desktop

An open-source multi-platform GUI Git client designed for working with GitHub repositories
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What is GitHub Desktop?

It is an open-source multi-platform GUI Git client designed for working with GitHub repositories. Focus on what matters instead of fighting with Git. Whether you're new to Git or a seasoned user, it simplifies your development workflow.
GitHub Desktop is a tool in the Git Tools category of a tech stack.
GitHub Desktop is an open source tool with 13.9K GitHub stars and 7.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to GitHub Desktop's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses GitHub Desktop?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use GitHub Desktop in their tech stacks, including MAP Elektronik Ticaret ve Veri Hizmetleri A.Ş., Reloadium, and Android 개발자.

Developers
11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GitHub Desktop.

GitHub Desktop Integrations

GitHub Desktop's Features

  • Attribute commits with collaborators easily
  • Checkout branches with pull requests and view CI statuses
  • Syntax highlighted diffs

GitHub Desktop Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GitHub Desktop?
pre-commit
pre-commit checks your code for errors before you commit it. pre-commit is configurable.
Release
When run, this command line interface automatically generates a new GitHub Release and populates it with the changes (commits) made since the last release.
Git Flow
It provides excellent command line help and output. It is a merge based solution. It doesn't rebase feature branches.
Atlassian Stash
It is a centralized solution to manage Git repositories behind the firewall. Streamlined for small agile teams, powerful enough for large organizations.
Octokit
It is a client library targeting .NET 4.5 and above that provides an easy way to interact with the GitHub API.
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GitHub Desktop's Followers
11 developers follow GitHub Desktop to keep up with related blogs and decisions.