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DeskGap Alternatives

DeskGap is described as 'framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML and CSS)' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DeskGap for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Electron, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DeskGap are Apache Cordova, NeutralinoJS, NW.js and Tauri.

DeskGap alternatives are mainly Android Development Tools but may also be Desktop Publishers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DeskGap.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows

DeskGap is a framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML and CSS).

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  1. Electron icon

    Electron

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    If you can build a website, you can build a desktop app. Electron is a framework for creating native applications with web technologies like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. It takes care of the hard parts so you can focus on the core of your application.

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    Create menubar apps
  2. Apache Cordova icon

    Apache Cordova

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript.

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    Screenshot


  3. NeutralinoJS icon

    NeutralinoJS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Neutralino is a lightweight application development framework. It lets you develop desktop apps, cloud apps and even browser based apps.

    ⚫︎ LightweightNeutralinoJS consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableNeutralinoJS is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  4. NW.js icon

    NW.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Node.js bridge to Webkit – package and distribute webapps on all platforms.

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    Cross-platform
  5. Tauri icon

    Tauri

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tauri is a toolkit that helps developers make applications for the major desktop platforms - using virtually any frontend framework in existence. The core is built with Rust and the CLI leverages Node.

    ⚫︎ LightweightTauri consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    example app (in windows)


  6. Sciter icon

    Sciter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Use HTML and CSS to build cross-platform desktop apps. Sciter provides a stack of GPU-accelerated web technologies for desktop UI development.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSciter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingSciter supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Proton Native

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • React

    Proton Native offers a React environment for building native desktop applications. It's sort of like React Native but for desktop apps.

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    Screenshot
  8. WebDGap icon

    WebDGap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    WebDGap allows you to convert any website or HTML/CSS/JavaScript web application to a native Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome application.

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    Discontinued

    This app was discontinued on April 13, 2018.

    WebDGap running on Windows 10
  9. Ultralight icon

    Ultralight

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Ultralight is and HTML UI kit for use with games and desktop apps. It's essentially a stripped and rebuilt version of WebKit designed for speed, performance and efficiency.

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    Vuido

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Vue.js

    Vuido leverages the simplicity of Vue.js along with the open-source libui library to let you create lightweight, native desktop application. Applications can run cross-platform using native GUI components (different from Electron-based desktop web apps).

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