Ever wish there was an easy way to get up and running with Git and GitHub on your Windows computer? Turned off by command line utilities and setting up SSH keys? Want to join the incredible world of open and closed source collaboration that happens on GitHub.com every day?
Today we are releasing GitHub for Windows which is available immediately as a free download.
GitHub for Windows is a 100% native application that will run on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and even the pre-release Windows 8. Included in the application is a complete installation of msysGit making this the single best way to start using Git on Windows.
GitHub for Windows is the easiest way to manage your repositories on GitHub.com. Clone your repositories right from the app or clone directly from GitHub.com with the new Clone in Windows button.
We provide a no questions asked install experience and silent, automated updates that install in the background.
GitHub for Windows is supported for all GitHub Enterprise installations running release 11.10.260 or higher. Simply drag in an existing local Enterprise repository or use the Clone in Windows button.
The application is written in C# and uses a ton of great open source projects, many of them hosted on GitHub.
Well, what are you waiting for? Go check it out! Enjoy!