Configuring and customizing GitHub Desktop
Set up Git, connect your default editor, and customize settings to align GitHub Desktop with your workflow.
Configuring Git for GitHub Desktop
If you don't already have Git installed, you must configure it before using GitHub Desktop.
Configuring basic settings
You can access settings for protecting your privacy, connecting accounts to GitHub Desktop, and configuring Git.
Configuring a default editor
You can configure GitHub Desktop to open files in your project with your preferred text editor or integrated development environment (IDE).
Setting a theme for GitHub Desktop
You can set a theme to customize the look and feel of GitHub Desktop.
About Git Large File Storage and GitHub Desktop
GitHub Desktop includes Git Large File Storage for managing large files.