When comparing Git Extensions vs GitAhead, the Slant community recommends Git Extensions for most people. In the question“What are the best visual git GUIs?” Git Extensions is ranked 2nd while GitAhead is ranked 10th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Comprehensive interface
This application is FOSS, and thus it can be freely modified & distributed.
Pro No registration at all
Doesn't require registration to use.
It comes with many plugins and you can build your own. Included by default are some very neat visualization tools for Repository metrics.
Pro Easy to add add action in the GUI
Right click to add a script to delete remote branch or tag...
Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Pro All basic Git features included
Branches, Pull, Push, Fetch, Cherry-pick, Stash, Revert, Rebase...
Pro It is now free and open source
No longer requires an account.
Pro Fastest on Linux
Not based on web technologies and fastest to start and work with, yet featuring all required features.
This means it is fast, looks great on and platform and integrates especially well with KDE.
Pro Can link to most used git cloud providers
Link to gitlab, github and bitbucket accounts.
Pro Designed to support repository exploration
Con Requires mono
Con Poor UI
Rich developer experience but awful interface.
Con Few plugins
A small selection of plugins.