When comparing ForkLift 3 vs Tower 3, the Slant community recommends ForkLift 3 for most people. In the question“What are the best Git clients for macOS?” ForkLift 3 is ranked 16th while Tower 3 is ranked 18th.
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Pro Easily toggle hidden files
Pro Connect to and mount lots of storage options
FTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, Backblaze B2, Google Drive, Rackspace CloudFiles, SMB, AFP, NFS, VNC, etc.
Pro Optional dark UI
In addition to the default Mac gray UI, Forklift 3 offers an alternate "Dark Mode" featuring light text elements against dark backgrounds.
Pro Built-in application remover
Pro Rewritten in Swift
Forklift 3 is a significant update from FL2, having been rewritten entirely in Swift.
Pro Clean and easy-to-use interface
Pro Native OS X UI
Pro Integration with a variety of remote repositories
GitHub (and Enterprise), GitLab (and Community), Bitbucket (and Server), Visual Studio (And TFS), Perforce GitSwarm and BeanStalk.
Pro Pull Request management
On some repos.
Con Paid subscription model
Dog slow for large repos. If you have a lot of files you want to stage, you're out of luck. You have to use the command line. UI is slow with large repos.