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Fork

167
202
+ 1
105
SourceTree

8.9K
6.7K
+ 1
722
Tower

196
338
+ 1
79
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Pros of Fork
Pros of SourceTree
Pros of Tower
  • 16
    One of the easiest and fastest git GUIs
  • 11
    Nice UX
  • 10
    Fast, Great support, Does-it-all, blazing fast
  • 9
    Does the job way better than others
  • 8
    Gitflow support
  • 8
    Intuitive interactive rebase and conflict resolution UI
  • 8
    Dark theme
  • 6
    Excellent commit history tree view
  • 5
    This even looks the same as SourceTree
  • 4
    Repository Manager
  • 3
    Built-in developer feedback
  • 3
    Countless quality of life features
  • 2
    Keyaboard-only
  • 2
    Visual branch history
  • 2
    Reflog support
  • 2
    Github Notifications
  • 1
    Git ammend
  • 1
    Interactive rebase window
  • 1
    Native application
  • 1
    Intuitive merge conflict resolution
  • 1
    Unique Activity Manager shows current/past operations
  • 1
    Not buggy, works smoothly
  • 205
    Visual history and branch view
  • 162
    Beautiful UI
  • 134
    Easy repository browsing
  • 86
    Gitflow support
  • 74
    Interactive stage or discard by hunks or lines
  • 21
    Great branch visualization
  • 18
    Ui/ux and user-friendliness
  • 8
    Best Git Client UI/Features
  • 7
    Search commit messages
  • 5
    Available for Windows and macOS
  • 1
    Log only one file
  • 1
    Search file content
  • 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

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Cons of Fork
Cons of SourceTree
Cons of Tower
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    • 10
      Crashes often
    • 8
      So many bugs
    • 6
      Fetching is slow sometimes
    • 4
      Very unstable
    • 4
      Can't select text in diff (windows)
    • 4
      Extremely slow
    • 4
      No dark theme (Windows)
    • 2
      Freezes quite frequently
    • 2
      Can't scale window from top corners
    • 2
      Requires bitbucket account
    • 2
      UI blinking
    • 2
      Doesn't differentiate submodules from parent repos
    • 2
      Diff makes tab indentation look like spaces
    • 2
      Windows and Mac versions are very different
    • 2
      Windows version worse than mac version
    • 2
      Diff appears as if space indented even if its tabs
    • 2
      Doesn't have an option for git init
    • 2
      Useless for merge conflict resolution
    • 1
      Generally hard to like
    • 1
      No reflog support
    • 1
      Installs to AppData folder (windows)
    • 1
      Bases binary check on filesize
    • 1
      Can't add remotes by right clicking remotes (windows)
    • 5
      Expensive
    • 4
      Subscription based
    • 1
      No side by side diff
    • 0
      Merge conflict resolution impossible/unclear

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    What is 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.

    What is 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.

    What is Tower?

    Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.

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