When comparing GitX-dev vs Git Extensions, the Slant community recommends Git Extensions for most people. In the question“What are the best graphical git clients for macOS / Mac OSX?” Git Extensions is ranked 4th while GitX-dev is ranked 5th.
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Pro Fast GUI
Responsive even with thousands of files or large binary like files
Pro Visual commit mode
Allows for interactive staging of files or hunks and deleting of unstaged or non-git tracked files. Hunk size slider allows staging/unstaging individual lines, letting you stage pieces of a file easily.
Pro Understandable trees (branches etc.)
The visualisation of the development trees makes git a lot more useful. The command line is good for a lot, but trees are for GUI clients like GitX.
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...
Con Clumsy staging workflow
The staging workflow in GitX-dev is kind of clumsy and unintuitive.
Con Poor UI
Rich developer experience but awful interface.