GitHub Desktop is a desktop application for Windows and Mac OS platforms. It allows you to work with projects on GitHub and GitHub Enterprise. You can add projects to, create, develop, and track the project in a helpful graphical interface(GUI).
You can download and find more Information about the tool at: https://desktop.github.com/
How to start?
Once you install the application, you can start it by clicking on the Desktop icon. Alternatively you can launch the application from the Start menu.
Things you can do…
Using GitHub Desktop application, you can create a new project and publish it to GitHub.
Clone a repository, push ,pull and remove repository.
Add an existing local repository.
Sign in to GitHub and Git Enterprise.
Create pull request, new branch, merge etc.
View commit history,changes etc.
Configure GitHub Desktop
You can configure Git easily with this application. Configure your information like name, email which is used to identify your commits. Login to GitHub.com or GitHub Enterprise.
Set if you wish to participate to improve the application by allowing anonymized usage data.
Check for Updates
Check for the application updates by clicking on the Check for Updates button as shown below.