When comparing Gitbox vs Tower 3, the Slant community recommends Tower 3 for most people. In the question“What are the best Git clients for macOS?” Tower 3 is ranked 17th while Gitbox is ranked 26th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Clean, minimalistic UI
The UI is clean and intuitive. The top bar displays the current branch, buttons for pushing or pulling, the target branch and a search box for searching through the history.
The main view is divided into three parts: a file tree, a section that shows the modified files with details and a section that displays information about the remote branch.
Pro Easy to use
Gitbox is very easy to use. You can push, pull and commit all with a single click.
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 No diff-viewer
Diff-viewing requires an external tool.
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.