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 Cient and GitLens Installed:

Download GitKraken Client

Install GitLens (Requires VS Code)

After downloading GitKraken Client and installing GitLens, create a GitKraken account and log-in using your GitHub credentials. Make sure you’ve signed up for the GitHub Student Developer Pack.

  • Please note, it is important that you sign in with GitHub so we can confirm your student developer status with GitHub.
  • Once you’ve logged in, you should see the shiny PRO icon in all three GitKraken applications.
  • We will make every effort to provide support for students using the GitKraken Student Bundle for free, but response to support tickets is not guaranteed.

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 d features like Worktrees and a Visual File History view to enhance your workflow!