Git is an open-source and free software since 2005 created by Linus Torvalds. It used for managing projects across the different teams. It monitors changes in files and helps programmers to coordinate each other. Its main focus is on data integrity, speed and backing for non-linear distributed workflows. Git is developed for Linux but now it also supports other operating systems like macOS, Solaris, Windows, and BSD.
So, setup git on Windows is a bit tricky but, in this article, we will tell you to install git on windows 10 step by step with screenshots.
Step 1: To install Git Windows, go to Git official website and download its latest version.
Step 2: After downloading, run the setup file and allow it to start setup. Then click on the “Next” button.
Step 3: Choose the directory by clicking on the “Browse” button, where you want to install the Git files. Or directly click on the “Next” button with default directory.
Step 4: Choose the components for installation. By default, it selected some components but if you want to install additional components then also tick them and click next button.
Step 5: Choose the folder where you want to create a shortcut of Git or click on next button with the default folder name.
Step 6: Choose the text editor from the giving list. The default editor is good but you can also choose another and click on next button.
Step 7: Choose the PATH environment from three giving options (Recommended option is suitable) and click on next.
Step 8: Choose the HTTPS transport connection library and click on next.
Step 9: Select the line endings, default is recommended but if you are expert and easily work with other ending styles then chose one and click on next.
Step 10: Select “MinTTY” terminal emulator option because it’s very easy to handle and click on next.
Step 11: Tick extra configuration options if you want them and click on the “Install” button.
Step 12: Wait for the installation process completes.
Step 13: If you want to launch Git Bach after installation then tick the option and click on the Next button.
After clicking on the next button, the text editor will be open and you can start working on Git.
That’s all for the installation of Git on windows. Now, we hope that you can easily install Git on Windows and handle your project teams efficiently.
Check out our installation guide “How to install Git on Ubuntu” for Git installation on Linux.