A git command to play back file history.
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Latest commit 0d4a519 Mar 23, 2016 @jianli Increment version number.


Git playback is a git command to play back or step through, commit by commit, the history of any git-controlled file. Its name was inspired by mmozuras/git-playback.


pip install git-playback


To inspect a file ~/repo/path/to/file.py from the repository ~/repo/

cd ~/repo/
git playback path/to/file.py

git playback README.md

and then press the following keys to navigate:

  • rewind
  • play
  • back one commit
  • forward one commit
  • Ctrl + next line
  • Ctrl + previous line
  • quit