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GitKraken vs GitUp: What are the differences?

What is GitKraken? Git GUI Client for Windows Mac and Linux built on Electron. The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.

What is GitUp? The Git interface you've been missing all your life. GitUp lets you see your entire labyrinth of branches and merges with perfect clarity. Any change you make, large or small, even outside GitUp, is immediately reflected in GitUp's graph. No refreshing, no waiting.

GitKraken and GitUp belong to "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" category of the tech stack.

"Dark theme" is the top reason why over 47 developers like GitKraken, while over 5 developers mention "Can edit commit messages" as the leading cause for choosing GitUp.

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Pros of GitKraken
Pros of GitUp
  • 58
    Dark theme
  • 33
    Best linux git client
  • 29
    Great overview
  • 21
    Full featured client
  • 20
    Gitflow support
  • 19
    Beautiful UI
  • 18
    Very easy to use
  • 16
    Graph
  • 13
    Works great on both linux and windows
  • 13
    Effortless
  • 6
    Easy Merge Conflict Tool
  • 5
    Amazing Github and Bitbucket integration
  • 4
    Great UX
  • 3
    Integration with GitHub
  • 3
    Automatic Repo Discovery
  • 3
    Submodule support
  • 3
    Easy to Learn and Setup
  • 3
    Super fast
  • 2
    Fuzzy find (CTRL P)
  • 1
    Very user friendly
  • 1
    Much more stable than source tree
  • 1
    Great for non-dev users
  • 1
    Because it has Linux client
  • 1
    Command palette (CTRL Shift P)
  • 6
    Fast
  • 6
    Can edit commit messages
  • 5
    Simple interface
  • 5
    Native OSX App
  • 3
    Easy rebase
  • 3
    Great branch visualization
  • 2
    Search commit messages
  • 2
    Beautiful UI
  • 2
    Visual history and branch view
  • 2
    Incredibly easy squash

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Cons of GitKraken
Cons of GitUp
  • 2
    Hangs occasionally (not as bad as sourcetree)
  • 2
    Not as many features as sourcetree
  • 2
    No edit/fixup in interactive rebase
  • 2
    Do not allow to directly edit staging area
  • 2
    Does not work like a Mac app
  • 2
    Extremely slow when working with large repositories
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    What is GitKraken?

    The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.

    What is GitUp?

    GitUp lets you see your entire labyrinth of branches and merges with perfect clarity. Any change you make, large or small, even outside GitUp, is immediately reflected in GitUp's graph. No refreshing, no waiting.

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    What tools integrate with GitKraken?
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    What are some alternatives to GitKraken and GitUp?
    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.
    Tower
    Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.
    GitKraken Glo
    A more productive way for developers to track tasks and issues from inside GitKraken, VS Code, Atom or a browser! Glo Boards sync in real-time with GitHub Issues, support markdown and offer lots of time-saving features for devs.
    GitHub
    GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
    SmartGit
    It is a graphical Git client with support for SVN and Pull Requests for GitHub and Bitbucket. It runs on Windows, macOS and Linux.
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