gitin – a commit, branch, status explorer for Git

gitin is a minimalist free and open source tool that lets you explore a git repository from the command line.

You can search from commits, inspect individual files and changes in the commits.

gitin is an alternative and interactive way to explore the commit history. Also, you can explore your current state by investigating diffs, stage your changes and commit them.

Features include:

  • Fuzzy search (type / to start a search after running gitin ).
  • Interactive stage and see the diff of files (gitin status then press enter to see diff or space to stage).
  • Commit/amend changes (gitin status then press c to commit or m to amend).
  • Interactive hunk staging (gitin status then press p).
  • Explore branches with useful filter options (e.g. gitin branch press enter to checkout).
  • Convenient UX and minimalist design.
  • See more options by running gitin –help, also you can get help for individual subcommands (e.g. gitin log –help).
  • Cross-platform support – the software runs under Linux and macOS. Windows is not supported.

Developer: Ibrahim Serdar Acikgoz
License: BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License


gitin is written in Go. Learn Go with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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