List of 4 Best Git GUI Clients for Windows 10/8/7

Ever heard of Git? Well, Git is one of the most popular version control systems in today’s market. Majority of the projects by leading companies run on the Git repositories. It has a lot to provide you with. Not only it can help you to make the code easier, also it can help you in collaborations. Thus making the teamwork more effective and efficient.

Git has got a skill that every developer should possess. For beginners, it might be a little difficult to understand commands and operations. But don’t worry until you have Git. It can provide you with a group of tools to make it simpler to understand the commands and operations. It does it by providing some GUI alternatives to the Git command line.

4 Best Git GUI Clients for Windows

We have got something extra for you other than the intro to Git. In this post, we have discussed the 4 best Git GUI Clients for Windows 10/8/7. Go through all of them thoroughly and do let us know which one you liked the most :”)

#1 Git Hub Desktop

Git Hub is probably the most useful GUI clients out there. If you have hosted your remote repository on GitHub, this is the tool you need. Basically, Git Hub for Desktop is an extended version of the Git Hub workflow. This tool offers with an amazing user interface. It lets you maintain your code even without typing the commands in your command window.

You can easily login on GitHb Desktop using your Git Hub username and password and start working. There’s a lot you can do with it: Create new repositories, add a few local repositories and perform the majority of the Git operations. Thus, Git Hub Desktop packs in with a pretty good client to track the customizations and performing other Git operations.

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The Git Hub Desktop is a completely open source tool for Windows and MacOS, both :”)

#2 Git Kraken

Git Kraken is another great premium and independent Git client for the Windows. It has the support for the Git lab, Git Hub, Git hub enterprise and the Bit bucket. Git Kraken is technically available in three versions: free, enterprise and premium versions.

The free version won’t be suitable for all of you. It is most suitable for small teams and start-ups. But once you have extended your team, you need to upgrade.

Git Kraken has a wonderful user interface and amazing collaboration features. I consider this one as the most visually appealing Git client to date. The features like drag and drop methods and commit graph to make the experience better than ever.

Before you can use this tool, you have to sign up for Git Kraken. You can do that easily by clicking here to download Git Kraken.


#3 Smart Git

Smart Git is an amazing professional level tool for non-commercial organizations. This tool is free to use. You can easily use this tool to develop free and open source applications and software. In case you need to use this tool for commercial purposes, get a license first to avoid any further troubles.

This tool is not as simple to use the Git Hub. It would require you to have good enough knowledge of Git commands. The user interface of Smart Git has a lot of tools. When I used it for the first time, I got surprised by seeing the number of operations and buttons available for use.

Smart Git covers almost all the features of Git and has the options for collaborations too. This tool can also create pull-requests on Git Hub. To download Smart Git, click here.

#4 Source Tree

Source Tree is a kind of free Git client. It is developed by the guys behind the Jira and the Bit bucket: Atlassian. This tool shows amazing support for repositories hosted on Git Hub and Bit bucket. This tool is a bit more advanced than the other tools mentioned in our list. The reason is that it provides more advanced operations and features in its user interface.

Technically, Source Tree is an enterprise tool that you will use when you have a huge team. If you are a beginner and learning about Git, Atlassian has got a hell lot of great content for you.

Before you can use Source tree, you need to have an Atlassian account. Click here to create an Atlassian account. To download Source Tree, click here.

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Final Verdict

Well, these were only 4 best Git GUI clients for Windows. You can find a lot of other options as well in the market. How did you like this list? Do let us know in the comment section below. In case we have missed your favorite tool, do let us know. We will try to include that in the list. And for more related content, don’t forget to follow {site name} on all our social media handles.