What are some alternatives?
When comparing GVfs and pre-commit, you can also consider the following products
GitStats - A local GitHub-like contributions calendar
Gitential - Analytics for Git Repositories
Git-Repo - Manage Gitlab, GitHub and Bitbucket from the command line
pre-commit by Yelp - A framework for managing and maintaining multi-language pre-commit hooks
TortoiseGit - TortoiseGit is an easy to use client for the Git distributed revision control system.
GitKraken - The intuitive, fast, and beautiful cross-platform Git client.