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SmartGit vs Tower: What are the differences?

Developers describe SmartGit as "A Git Graphical User Interface client". It is a graphical Git client with support for SVN and Pull Requests for GitHub and Bitbucket. It runs on Windows, macOS and Linux. On the other hand, Tower is detailed as "The most powerful Git client for Mac & Windows". Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.

SmartGit and Tower can be primarily classified as "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" tools.

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Pros of SmartGit
Pros of Tower
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    • 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 SmartGit
    Cons of Tower
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      • 5
        Expensive
      • 4
        Subscription based
      • 1
        No side by side diff
      • 0
        Merge conflict resolution impossible/unclear

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      What is 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.

      What is Tower?

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

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        What are some alternatives to SmartGit and Tower?
        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.
        GitKraken
        The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.
        TortoiseGit
        It is a Git revision control client, implemented as a Windows shell extension and based on TortoiseSVN. It is free software released under the GNU General Public License.
        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.
        Sublime Merge
        A snappy UI, three-way merge tool, side-by-side diffs, syntax highlighting, and more. Evaluate for free – no account, tracking, or time limits.
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