Stand-Alone

GitKraken Stand-Alone is built for teams who work in a disconnected development environment. You get all the same core GitKraken features, along with these additional benefits:

  • For use without internet
  • No account creation required
  • No server installation

Looking to get started with GitKraken Stand-Alone? Email sales@gitkraken.com for a free trial key.


How to install GitKraken Stand-Alone

There are 3 steps to installing GitKraken Stand-Alone:

  1. Download GitKraken Stand-Alone
  2. Install GitKraken
  3. Load .dat license file

1. Download GitKraken Stand-Alone

The GitKraken Stand-Alone clients are available on our downloads page.

If you are unable to access this page, please contact your GitKraken administrator for Stand-Alone client downloads. There is a high probability they have made the files available in a different, internal location.

2. Install GitKraken Stand-Alone

Once you download the client, double click the file to install GitKraken Stand-Alone on your machine.

Below are platform-specific details on minimum requirements.

Windows (.exe file)

  • System requirements: Windows 7 or later

Install Instructions

Double-click the downloaded executable file, and follow the installation instructions.

Data Location

GitKraken data is stored within your home profile in C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming or %APPDATA%/.gitkraken on older versions. No data is stored outside of the user's machine or remote services (GitHub Enterprise, Bitbucket Server, etc).


Mac OS (.dmg file)

  • System requirements: Mac OS X 10.9+ (up to and including OS X El Capitan) / macOS Sierra or later

Install Instructions

Double click the downloaded DMG file and when prompted, drag and drop the GitKraken icon to your Applications folder.

Data Location

GitKraken data is stored in /Users/{user}/.gitkraken == ~/.gitkraken. No data is stored outside of user's machine or remote services (GitHub Enterprise, Bitbucket Server, etc).


Linux (.deb and .tar.gz files)

  • System requirements: Ubuntu 14.04 or later

.deb

GitKraken has a simple package available for Debian based distributions.

wget https://release.gitkraken.com/linux-standalone/gitkraken-amd64.deb
dpkg -i gitkraken-amd64.deb

.tar

wget https://release.gitkraken.com/linux-standalone/gitkraken-amd64.tar.gz
tar -xvzf gitkraken-amd64.tar.gz

Data Location

GitKraken data is stored in /home/{user}/.gitkraken == ~/.gitkraken. No data is stored outside of user's machine or remote services (GitHub Enterprise, Bitbucket Server, etc).


3. Load license file

When you first open GitKraken Stand-Alone, you will be prompted to load the .dat license file.

If do not have the license, please contact your GitKraken administrator. If you are the GitKraken administrator, please contact sales@gitkraken.com for the license file associated with your purchase.

Once the license file is applied, you are ready to get crackin'!

License.dat Location

You can also place your license file directly into certain directory locations for GitKraken to check. Here are all of the locations GitKraken will look:

Linux/Mac:

  • /usr/local/share/gitkraken

  • /usr/share/gitkraken

  • directory above the exe

  • directory of the exe

  • ~/.gitkraken

Windows:

  • C:\ProgramData\GitKraken

  • directory above the exe

  • directory of the exe

  • %APPDATA%\.gitkraken