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    NW.js Alternatives

    NW.js is described as 'Node.js bridge to Webkit – package and distribute webapps on all platforms' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to NW.js for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Electron, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NW.js are NeutralinoJS (Free, Open Source), B4X (Freemium), Appcelerator Titanium (Free, Open Source) and Vuido (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 13, 2022
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    Node.js bridge to Webkit – package and distribute webapps on all platforms.
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    1. 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.
      Almost everyone thinks Electron is a great alternative to NW.js.
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      Neutralino is a lightweight application development framework. It lets you develop desktop apps, cloud apps and even browser based apps.
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      Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications. B4X is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool for real world apps. The programming language is a modern version of Visual Basic.
    2. Appcelerator Titanium, offered for free by Appcelerator, lets web developers use web technologies, open source and cloud computing to build native apps for iPhone, Android, Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

      Discontinued

      On February 2021, Axway announced that Appcelerator Titanium has been discontinued, with support ending on March 1, 2022. All private source code will be made open source by this date. https://www.axway.com/en/appcelerator-end-of-life

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

    3. 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.
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      DeskGap is a framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML and CSS).
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      Cobalt is a lightweight HTML5/CSS/JS application container that is designed to provide a rich application development environment with minimal resource consumption (deployment size, RAM, CPU, GPU).
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