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Tower – Version control with Git made easy 4.5

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.


  • git-svn support
  • File history
  • git-flow support
  • Submodule 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 Tower

Version 4.5:

  • Repository Finder: It is now possible to specify directories which Tower should exclude when searching for repositories. You can find this in Tower’s Preferences on the “Advanced” tab
  • Branches: We have added the option to delete the tracking branch when deleting a local branch
  • Merging: The –no-commit option has been added to the merge dialog through the checkbox “Directly Commit Merged Changes”
  • Sorting in Dialogs: Remotes are now being sorted by relevance in dialogs
  • Azure DevOps Pull Requests: We have improved error mapping for errors that can occur when merging Azure DevOps Pull Requests
  • Azure DevOps Server: Added support for authenticating with Personal Access Tokens
  • Check Out Pull Request: The Check Out Pull Request button is now validated again if the HEAD branch changes
  • Check Out Pull Request: The Check Out Pull Request button is now disabled if the remote branch is not available
  • Pull Requests: Creating pull requests now works as expected for forks on Bitbucket
  • Pull Requests: In some cases, a newly created Pull Request was displayed in the list if it was created for another repository


  • Intel, 64-bit processor
  • OS X 10.8 or later





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