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Latest commit 41d2f6d Sep 25, 2016 @manosim committed on GitHub Merge pull request #232 from manosim/hello-thunk
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If you are looking for the mobile version - manosim/gitify-mobile.


Version 1.0.0 is now out!

Gitify finally reaches version 1.0.0. The app has been rewritten from scratch using React v15, Redux, Bootstrap 4 and more. This allows me to prepare the surface for more features (GitHub Enterprise etc). Unfortunately, due to a change in the auto-update package API, you will have to download the update manually. This is now fixed and you won't have to download any updates manually again. Finally the user settings will be reset with the new version. Hope you like it and feel free to give me some feedback!




You can download Gitify for free from either the website or from the GitHub repository releases page.

You can also install Gitify via Homebrew Cask

brew cask install gitify

Gitify currently only supports OS X.



npm install


First you will need to set the testing CLIENT_ID and CLIENT_SECRET in src/js/utils/constants.js file. You can use the development app credentials (use at your own discretion):

Client Id: 3fef4433a29c6ad8f22c
Client Secret Key: 9670de733096c15322183ff17ed0fc8704050379

To watch for changes in the src directory:

npm run watch

To run the actual electron app:

npm start


To prepare the app for distribution run:

npm run package

To publish a new version, you also need to codesign the app running npm run codesign. Currently supports only OS X.


There are 2 linters for js & scss and unit tests with mocha.

// Run all tests
npm run test

// Run only unit tests
npm run mocha

// Run unit tests with coverage
npm run coverage


My notifications aren't showing?

Some organisations require applications to request access before allowing access to any data (including notifications) about their repositories.

To check if Gitify is approved by your organisation you can go to, then click on Gitify and scroll to Organization access.

Something looks wrong - How can I debug?

Since version 1.1.0 you can now debug Gitify by pressing alt+cmd+I. This will open the devtools and then you can see any logs, network requests etc.


  1. Fork it!
  2. Create your feature branch: git checkout -b my-new-feature
  3. Commit your changes: git commit -am 'Add some feature'
  4. Push to the branch: git push origin my-new-feature
  5. Submit a pull request
  6. Make sure tests are passing


Gitify is licensed under the MIT Open Source license. For more information, see the LICENSE file in this repository.