Alternatives to Electron for all platforms with any license

  • GTK+

    GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS

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  • fman build system

    A framework for creating desktop apps for Windows, Mac and Linux. Based on Qt and Python, it is a lightweight alternative to Electron. Unlike other solutions, fbs makes...

    Free Personal $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • NW.js

    NW.js, previously known as "node-webkit" project, is an app runtime based on Chromium and Node.js. You can write native apps in HTML and Javascript with NW.

    • it provides similar wrappers to use node modules in a embeded browser and look like a desktop application Guest • Jan 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • React Native

    React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • wxWidgets

    wxWidgets is a C++ library that lets developers create applications for Windows, OS X, Linux and UNIX on 32-bit and 64-bit architectures as well as several mobile...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Vuido

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Vue.js

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  • Sciter

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

    • Compact: 10..15 times smaller than Electron Monolithic: single DLL (dylib, so) Embeddable: works in the same GUI thread, does not create separate process for each window. Extendable: host application can provide native functions for script, call script functions, receive UI events and catch all requests to external resources (http, file, etc.) Guest • Oct 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • WebDGap

    Convert any web application to a native Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X desktop application.

    • Discontinued This app was discontinued on April 13, 2018.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... Chrome OS Android Tablet Self-Hosted

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  • Proton Native

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux React

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  • DeskGap

    Framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML and CSS).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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  • Avalonia

    Avalonia is a WPF-inspired cross-platform XAML-based UI framework providing a flexible styling system and supporting a wide range of OSs: Windows (.NET Framework, .NET...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Microsoft Visual Studio

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  • Google Cobalt

    Cobalt is a lightweight HTML5/CSS/JS application container that is designed to provide a rich application development environment with minimal resource consumption...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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