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Tower overview

Tower is a Git client for OS X that makes using Git easy and more efficient. Users benefit from its elegant and comprehensive interface and a feature set that lets them enjoy the full power of Git.

Tower abstracts Git's complexity in an easy-to-use interface. For example, lots of actions can be performed simply via drag-and-drop, and mistakes can be undone easily. Advanced users can increase their productivity with features like single line staging, submodule support, or the file history.

Features:
  • git-svn support
  • File history
  • git-flow support
  • Submodule support
  • git-lfs support
  • Blame view
  • Single-line staging (per-line committing)
  • Cherry-picking
  • Discard chunks/lines
  • Direct Github, Bitbucket, Gitlab, GitSwarm, Beanstalk, Visual Studio Team Services, Team Foundation Server and Rhodecode integration
  • Support for Bitbucket team accounts
  • Support for full-screen and Retina displays
  • Many powerful drag-and-drop features include merge, rebase, push /pull to/from remote, apply stash, create new branch, etc.

What’s new in version 10.4

Updated on Feb 21 2024

New
  • Refs: Ref names are now automatically converted into a valid ref format while typing.
  • Team Invites: If you are able to invite team members, you will be notified in the sidebar now.
  • Improved
    • Device Activations: The list of activated devices is now scrollable instead of taking up a lot of vertical space.
    Fixed
    • Diffs: Diffs containing certain newline characters were rendered incorrectly. This has been fixed.
    • Team Invites: The "Send" button did not enable when confirming an entered email address by pressing the "Tab" key.
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    Information

    License

    Shareware

    Size

    69.6 MB

    Developer’s website

    https://www.git-tower.com/mac/

    Downloads

    32635

    App requirements

    • Intel 64
    • Apple Silicon
    • macOS 11 or later
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    Tower qualities

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    5.0
    Features
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    Reliability
    5.0
    Customer support
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    • User Ratings

    f.anton
    f.anton
    Sep 19 2021
    7.0
    0.0
    Sep 19 2021
    0.0
    Version: 7.0
    Where can I buy version 2?
    anonymous-quail-6199
    anonymous-quail-6199
    Apr 26 2021
    6.4
    5.0
    Apr 26 2021
    5.0
    Version: 6.4
    The best GUI git client for Mac OS. It is free for students :-)
    nathanielstarkman
    nathanielstarkman
    Apr 8 2021
    6.4
    5.0
    Apr 8 2021
    5.0
    Version: 6.4
    It's by far my favorite git client for the Mac!
    Supermueller
    Supermueller
    Mar 17 2021
    6.3
    5.0
    Mar 17 2021
    5.0
    Version: 6.3
    The ability to undo mistakes by just hitting cmd-Z stands for the philosophy of Tower: Making the use of Git easy, intuitive and accessible for noobs. In the time I am working with Tower I had never the need to run Git in the terminal – and that’s great.
    flosit
    flosit
    Jun 25 2020
    5.0
    5.0
    Jun 25 2020
    5.0
    Version: 5.0
    Super happy with version 5. It finally allows to ignore whitespace changes in the diff view!! diffs for untracked files is also much appreciated. Btw. even if you don’t use Tower check out their learning platform. They offer free video tutorials, books, cheat sheets etc. - mainly around Git (even on the command line), but also other topics for developers.
    kia_h
    kia_h
    Jun 17 2020
    4.5
    5.0
    Jun 17 2020
    5.0
    Version: 4.5
    Tower is a fundamental part of my workflow. I couldn’t work without it. The undo feature alone is worth the price. They ship new updates frequently and the support goes out of its way to help (even with questions unrelated to Tower). If you develop software professionally, I can really recommend it.
    jericomoeyersons
    jericomoeyersons
    Jun 12 2020
    4.5
    4.0
    Jun 12 2020
    4.0
    Version: 4.5
    I've used Tower for a couple of years. I prefer the single cost of purchasing Tower in the beginning, but now I can enjoy the full Tower experience as a student. It is a good GIT client, with a nice GUI, easy and straightforward to work with. The montly subscription as a non student is in my terms a little bit to high
    LuxLogica
    LuxLogica
    Mar 23 2020
    4.2
    3.0
    Mar 23 2020
    3.0
    Version: 4.2
    Tower is arguably still the most mature GUI git client out there: it has a vast array of features, super stable, excellent documentation, and presented in an UI that has been copied by many. I would give it 5 stars, but unfortunately, the subscription business model the company chose to adopt is universally hated - and it is extremely pricey. At $70/year for an individual developer, or $100/user/year if you work in a team, they are severely limiting their user-base. Tower is a solid tool, and most regular users wouldn't mind paying these prices for a lifetime license - or might even be willing to put up with a subscription model, if the pricing was about a quarter of what it is now. But at these prices, people will be constantly looking for 'something better' - and now, with tools like Fork, GitFinder and Sublime Merge, there are a growing number of options. Loose 1 star for subscription model, another star for being overpriced.
    tomwats
    tomwats
    Feb 20 2020
    4.1
    4.0
    Feb 20 2020
    4.0
    Version: 4.1
    Tower is now free for students, teachers and universities/schools (used to be 50% off).
    waryuser
    waryuser
    Feb 6 2020
    4.0
    1.0
    Feb 6 2020
    1.0
    Version: 4.0
    Check out Fork. Not sure where MacUpdate recommendations thing went.
    Al404
    Al404
    Feb 5 2020
    4.0
    1.0
    Feb 5 2020
    1.0
    Version: 4.0
    Please go back to single license model!
    svoop
    svoop
    Sep 16 2019
    3.5.0
    1.0
    Sep 16 2019
    1.0
    Version: 3.5.0
    I've used Tower since 2011, seen it grow, mature and it no doubt implements quite an intuitive UI on top of git. However, unless you're really using every single feature on a daily bases, the price tag is just to hefty in the light of the countless alternatives. To add just two more to the list: Both git support in Atom as well as the Fork git client (both free) are under constant development and falls short in less and less situations. Nonetheless, I would have stayed with Tower if they hadn't switched to subscription and I might switch back should they decide to drop it again. So only one star – not for poor implementation but for the pricey subscription model.
    Mindplay
    Mindplay
    Jan 19 2019
    3.2.1
    1.0
    Jan 19 2019
    1.0
    Version: 3.2.1
    Ridiculous pricing... Good app though, but overall value/price just bottomed.
    Aaronk
    Aaronk
    Oct 11 2018
    3.2.0
    0.5
    Oct 11 2018
    0.5
    Version: 3.2.0
    $99 a year to push PRs to my self-hosted git repo when there are capable alternatives for free? $70 for version 2 was already at the upper end for this type of software and I happily paid it. I'm using version 2.6.6 still and it works fine. $99 a year for version 3 is not something I can justify to my employer when my co-workers are using SourceTree or VSCode for free.
    MacDefender
    MacDefender
    Oct 7 2018
    3.2.0
    0.5
    Oct 7 2018
    0.5
    Version: 3.2.0
    As a long timer customer of Tower 2 im sorry to say that Tower 3 is not worth a penny as i REALLY HATE subscription based models. Will never again buy anything from this company. And you can use git for free and there are already better alternatives out there with nice GUIs.
    tomwats
    tomwats
    Sep 24 2018
    3.2.0
    4.0
    Sep 24 2018
    4.0
    Version: 3.2.0
    Finally with dark mode!
    Al404
    Al404
    Sep 20 2018
    3.1.2
    1.0
    Sep 20 2018
    1.0
    Version: 3.1.2
    Subscription LOL no way!
    t-19
    t-19
    Sep 11 2018
    3.1.1
    5.0
    Sep 11 2018
    5.0
    Version: 3.1.1
    Simply and truly the best Git client out there. The new features are absolutely awesome: Pull Requests lets me create and manage my GitHub PRs right from the desktop; and I can finally use Interactive Rebase without breaking my head, just using drag and drop. Love the app!
    Zxi
    Zxi
    Aug 29 2018
    3.1.1
    0.5
    Aug 29 2018
    0.5
    Version: 3.1.1
    Long time user since V1. The new pricing model in V3 is insane so I will stay with v2. I use IntelliJ more than Tower, and it cost the same price as Tower. Once you stop paying the annual fee, you fall back to last version though. It seems this is a decision from a bunch of stupid sales.
    anonymous-swordtail-5389
    anonymous-swordtail-5389
    Jul 25 2018
    3.1.0
    1.0
    Jul 25 2018
    1.0
    Version: 3.1.0
    Just… no. I used this app when it was in 2.x, and I must say I liked it quite a bit. Mostly the UI, I guess. The functionality and under-the-hood conditions were less enjoyable, and the dev would prioritize whatever sold copies (at least on paper?…), rather than fixing core issues with app's performance. Version 3 was a chance to remedy a lot of such things, but instead, after I'd say pretty short beta period (and I believe just 2-3 beta releases before final) - the app was released, and now it's subscription (liked the release notes pretty much saying - "well, you guys probably expected that, right?"). And the core performance issues still not fixed. And there's STILL not ETA (the tickets for that were up for 2 years). So I thought… well, I just vote with my wallet and NOT support this dev anymore. That said, in a quest for a replacement, I found a really nice app which is mentioned below - called Fork. The UI is a bit less polished, but it still is good in its own way. The app is very performant (no need to wait for seconds OR MINUTES for Tower to update my larger repos status), is very easy to use and seems to be made by someone who actually knows how write good software that's good not only on the surface and it pretty much is all I need. What's more, it's free. But I'd happily pay. Not subscription happily, but a good "standard" dev tools price. Bad move, fournova…
    johanjoubert-1
    johanjoubert-1
    Dec 4 2023
    10.2.2
    5.0
    Dec 4 2023
    5.0
    Version: 10.2.2
    henry79
    henry79
    Sep 11 2023
    9.3
    5.0
    Sep 11 2023
    5.0
    Version: 9.3
    Ervins Strauhmanis
    Ervins Strauhmanis
    Feb 13 2023
    9.0
    5.0
    Feb 13 2023
    5.0
    Version: 9.0
    RobertAudi
    RobertAudi
    Sep 29 2022
    9.0
    5.0
    Sep 29 2022
    5.0
    Version: 9.0
    as-gregorreich
    as-gregorreich
    Jan 31 2022
    7.2
    5.0
    Jan 31 2022
    5.0
    Version: 7.2
    mail-621
    mail-621
    Nov 29 2021
    7.2
    5.0
    Nov 29 2021
    5.0
    Version: 7.2
    anonymous-swordtail-5389
    Aug 18 2020
    1.0
    Version: null
    flosit
    flosit
    Jun 25 2020
    5.0
    Jun 25 2020
    5.0
    Version: null
    kia_h
    kia_h
    Jun 17 2020
    5.0
    Jun 17 2020
    5.0
    Version: null
    jericomoeyersons
    jericomoeyersons
    Jun 12 2020
    4.0
    Jun 12 2020
    4.0
    Version: null
    LuxLogica
    LuxLogica
    Mar 23 2020
    3.0
    Mar 23 2020
    3.0
    Version: null
    tomwats
    tomwats
    Feb 20 2020
    4.0
    Feb 20 2020
    4.0
    Version: null
    waryuser
    waryuser
    Feb 6 2020
    1.0
    Feb 6 2020
    1.0
    Version: null
    Al404
    Al404
    Feb 5 2020
    1.0
    Feb 5 2020
    1.0
    Version: null
    svoop
    svoop
    Sep 16 2019
    1.0
    Sep 16 2019
    1.0
    Version: null
    anthony.gelibert
    anthony.gelibert
    Mar 6 2019
    5.0
    Mar 6 2019
    5.0
    Version: null
    Mindplay
    Mindplay
    Jan 19 2019
    1.0
    Jan 19 2019
    1.0
    Version: null
    Aaronk
    Aaronk
    Oct 11 2018
    0.5
    Oct 11 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    MacDefender
    MacDefender
    Oct 7 2018
    0.5
    Oct 7 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    makareim
    makareim
    Sep 20 2018
    5.0
    Sep 20 2018
    5.0
    Version: null
    t-19
    t-19
    Sep 11 2018
    5.0
    Sep 11 2018
    5.0
    Version: null
    Zxi
    Zxi
    Aug 29 2018
    0.5
    Aug 29 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    anonymous-aardvark-5714
    Jul 22 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    11thhour
    11thhour
    Jul 12 2018
    0.5
    Jul 12 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    ChrisDaemon
    ChrisDaemon
    Jul 12 2018
    0.5
    Jul 12 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    macaliasmac
    macaliasmac
    Jul 3 2018
    0.5
    Jul 3 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    Hans_K
    Hans_K
    Jun 29 2018
    0.5
    Jun 29 2018
    0.5
    Version: null
    Edelheid
    Edelheid
    Jun 29 2018
    2.0
    Jun 29 2018
    2.0
    Version: null
    Cyzor
    Cyzor
    May 9 2018
    5.0
    May 9 2018
    5.0
    Version: null
    ChikabuZ
    ChikabuZ
    Feb 14 2018
    5.0
    Feb 14 2018
    5.0
    Version: null
    Philosopherdog
    Philosopherdog
    Feb 17 2017
    4.0
    Feb 17 2017
    4.0
    Version: null
    Londonskater
    Londonskater
    Dec 28 2016
    5.0
    Dec 28 2016
    5.0
    Version: null
    jan-prokes
    jan-prokes
    Aug 5 2016
    5.0
    Aug 5 2016
    5.0
    Version: null
    emce
    emce
    Jun 2 2015
    5.0
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    5.0
    Version: null
    Xplicit
    Xplicit
    Feb 9 2015
    5.0
    Feb 9 2015
    5.0
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    Genoma
    Genoma
    Jan 24 2015
    4.5
    Jan 24 2015
    4.5
    Version: null
    DejanKumric4130
    DejanKumric4130
    Jan 21 2015
    5.0
    Jan 21 2015
    5.0
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    Bazineta
    Sep 9 2014
    5.0
    Sep 9 2014
    5.0
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    basselin
    basselin
    Sep 1 2014
    5.0
    Sep 1 2014
    5.0
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    MarcelT
    Jul 28 2014
    5.0
    Jul 28 2014
    5.0
    Version: null
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