GitAhead – Understand your Git history

GitAhead is a graphical, cross-platform Qt-based Git client.

It features a fast native interface designed to help you understand and manage your source code history.

The software is released under an open source license.

Features include:

  • All standard Git features are support including branches, pull, push, fetch, cherry-pick, stash, revert, rebase, and more.
  • Supports repository exploration.
  • User profile management.
  • Code management.
  • Easy filtering.
  • Smart search helps find files quickly and easily from various repositories.
  • Syntax highlighting.
  • Built-in editor allows managing conflicting code.
  • 2 themes:
    • Native theme – a flexible look matching system colors.
    • Dark Theme – a consistent look optimal for reducing eye strain.
  • Plugins. Plugins allow the application to be extended to flag errors in diffs. Plugins are Lua scripts that detect one or more error kind.
  • Support for ed25519 SSH identity files.
  • Supports GitHub, Bitbucket (can use v2.0 API), Beanstalk and GitLab accounts.
  • Internationalization support.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Support: Quickstart Tutorial, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Scientific Toolworks, Inc. and contributors
License: MIT License

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GitAhead is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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