When comparing Gogs vs AraxisMerge, the Slant community recommends Gogs for most people. In the question“What are the best merge applications for Git?” Gogs is ranked 11th while AraxisMerge is ranked 12th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Very light
Gogs is very light and has very low minimal requirements.
Pro Excellent performance and efficiency
The fact that it's written in Go means that it has excellent performance even with little resources (less RAM for example).
Pro Simple installation
The installation process is very simple, just a binary file that needs to be run on the directory where the user wants to install Gogs
Pro Open Source
Distributed under the MIT license.
Pro Cross-platform compatibility
Gogs is written in Go, this means that Gogs can be run anywhere that Go can compile. Be it Linux, Windows or OSX.
Pro Update alternative files Word, PDF and even images
Pro Beautiful interface
Pro Directory comparisons
AraxisMerge supports comparing different directories with each other.
Pro Three way merges
AraxisMerge supports three way merges.
Pro Point and click merging
AraxisMerge has a feature which is very helpful especially for beginners. By clicking on different parts of a text file you can select all the parts to added in a final merged file. The comparison display also updates real-time as the merge happens.
Pro Works great on large files
Con Only one maintainer
The project is driven by only one maintainer. The development will stop if he for some reason stops supporting the project.
Con Can not make pull requests between branches of forked repositories
Con No third party provider support
Con Supports only git
Gogs supports only the Git management system.
Con Can't filter by a user to see all their commits in one place
I want to see a single user's entire history, but clicking a user's name only shows all users' history, not just the one I clicked.
AraxisMerge is not free and it's quite expensive:
$129 Standard and $269 Professional