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Version 17.1.5 (Change Log)
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What's new

Dark Theme

SmartGit supports an operating-system independent dark theme, which was our #1 requested feature on

Interactive Rebase

SmartGit allows to batch-process interactive rebase operations which also has the advantage of being able to resolve conflicts.

Improved Performance

The refresh performance (especially for large repositories) has been improved by roughly 50%.

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Installation Instructions


  • if you have an older SmartGit version installed, exit SmartGit (use Project|Exit; there should be no more SmartGit tray icon),
  • unpack the downloaded file,
  • launch the installer and follow the instructions


  • if you have an older SmartGit version installed, quit SmartGit,
  • open the downloaded file (e.g. by double clicking it) and move the application directory structure to a directory of your choice (typically /Applications)
  • if you prefer, drag & drop the application to the dock to create an icon


  • unpack the downloaded file into a directory of your choice,
  • ensure, that the correct Java Runtime Environment is installed on your system,
  • start the application by using the launcher script from the bin directory

If the application fails to start, e.g. because you have an incompatible Java Runtime Environment version in your path or SmartGit does not find it, please create ~/.smartgit/smartgit.vmoptions and add the line (and adding the correct path):


To create an icon in your menus, invoke in the bin directory. To remove the menu item, invoke in the bin directory.

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