Alternatives to Electron for all platforms with any license

  • Apache Cordova

    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. Combined...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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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...

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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

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  • Sciter

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

    • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ultralight

    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...

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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...

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  • Chromely

    Chromely is a lightweight alternative to Electron.NET, Electron for .NET/.NET Core developers.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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