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 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • NeutralinoJS

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

    • Ships with no extra browser and huge dependencies like Electron, but uses the platform's web toolkits and is thus very lightweight! 08f20518Aug 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium 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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