GitHub Desktop is a desktop client for Git and GitHub. It allows you to manage your Git repositories, synchronize your work with remote repositories on GitHub, and work with your Git and GitHub projects without using the command line. GitHub Desktop is available for Windows and macOS.
With GitHub Desktop, you can:
- Clone and create Git repositories
- Review and merge changes in pull requests and commits
- Create and publish branches
- Track your project’s progress and see your work in context with your team’s
- Collaborate with your team and commit your changes directly from GitHub Desktop
To install GitHub Desktop on your computer, follow these steps:
- Go to the GitHub Desktop download page: https://www.githubdesktop.com/download/
- Under “Download for Windows” or “Download for Mac,” click the “Download GitHub Desktop” button.
- Run the downloaded installation file.
- Follow the instructions in the installation wizard to complete the installation.