The GitKraken Student Bundle

Free through the GitHub Student Developer Pack

How do I get started with GitKraken Client Pro
& GitLens Pro for free?

If you don’t already have GitKraken Client and GitLens Installed:

After downloading GitKraken Client and installing GitLens, sign up/or sign in to your GitKraken account using your GitHub credentials.

If you didn’t get to this page from theGitHub Student Developer Pack make sure you sign up for that first.

  • Please note, it is important that you sign in with GitHub so we can confirm your GitHub student developer status.
  • Once you’ve logged in, you should see the shiny  PRO icon in GitKraken Client & GitLens+ features will be enabled in VS Code.
  • Support ticket responses are not guaranteed for students, check out our Help Center & Learn Git Library.

If you already have GitKraken Client and GitLens installed:

Even if you are already signed in through GitHub, you will need to go to   Sign into a different account and log in with your GitHub credentials.

What do I get with the GitKraken Student Bundle?

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GitKraken Client

GitKraken Client is a cross-platform client for Windows, Mac and Linux, simplifying complicated Git workflows for millions of developers and teams around the world.  GitKraken Client makes Git more visual and accessible with an intuitive UI and the flexibility to switch between a GUI or a terminal, providing  a seamless experience across operating systems. GitKraken Client offers powerful integrations with GitHub and GitHub Enterprise. Resolve merge conflicts without leaving the app, use GitHub Actions to create workflow automations, and enjoy interactive pull request management for GitHub pull requests.


GitLens unlocks the untapped knowledge within each repository to help visualize code authorship by leveraging CodeLens and Git blame to expose your Git history at every line of code. Seamlessly navigate and explore Git repositories, gain valuable insights via powerful comparison commands, and unleash the full power of Git without breaking your development flow. GitLens+ Pro users benefit from additional features like Worktrees and a Visual File History view to enhance your workflow!