Git vs SourceTree: What are the differences?
Git: Fast, scalable, distributed revision control system. Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency; SourceTree: A free Git GUI client for Windows and macOS. 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.
Git and SourceTree are primarily classified as "Version Control System" and "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" tools respectively.
"Distributed version control system", "Efficient branching and merging" and "Fast" are the key factors why developers consider Git; whereas "Visual history and branch view", "Beautiful UI" and "Easy repository browsing" are the primary reasons why SourceTree is favored.
Git is an open source tool with 28.2K GitHub stars and 16.3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Git's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Git has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3934 company stacks & 4789 developers stacks; compared to SourceTree, which is listed in 618 company stacks and 415 developer stacks.
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