When comparing tig vs SublimeGit (via Sublime Text), the Slant community recommends tig for most people. In the question“What are the best Git clients for macOS?” tig is ranked 11th while SublimeGit (via Sublime Text) is ranked 21st. The most important reason people chose tig is:
Can easily be installed with homebrew simply by running `brew install tig`
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Pro Available in Homebrew
Can easily be installed with homebrew simply by running
brew install tig
Pro Allows you to stay in the terminal
If you prefer to do most of your development inside the terminal, changing windows to move to a GUI git client can be annoying. Since tig runs inside the terminal, that's avoided.
Pro Works on any platform
Pro Vim-like bindings
Pro Better visualization and interactive workflow
Diffing from the selected file
Pro Uninterrupted workflow for common tasks
Simple tasks, such as commits, can quickly be made without leaving the editor.
Pro Quick-commit encourages smaller commits/committing more regularly
Con Steeper barrier to entry as compared to a GUI solution
Since you have to get used to working in the terminal (if you are not already used to doing that) and learn the commands, it has a steeper learning curve than GUI clients which are usually more intuitive and easier to grasp.
Con You have to be using Sublime to use this
Since it's a Sublime Text plugin, you have to be using Sublime as a text editor to make use of this in its full potential.