NW.js Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to NW.js for Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, Android and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 18 apps similar to NW.js.

NW.js, previously known as "node-webkit" project, is an app runtime based on ... If you're looking for more info about NW.js like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 5/25/2020 11:14:00 PM

Alternatives to NW.js for all platforms with any license

  • Electron

    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. With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy. Initially developed for GitHub's Atom editor, Electron has since been used to create applications by companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, and Docker.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted

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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 cross-platform using native GUI components (different from Electron-based desktop web apps). FEATURES Supports most of the standard Vue.js API Compatible with many Vue.js extensions, for example Vuex. Applications using Vuido can also use all standard Node.js modules and any packages compatible with Node.js.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Vue.js

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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 apps. FEATURES Same syntax as React Native Works with existing React libraries such as Redux Cross platform Native components

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux React

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  • WebDGap

    WebDGap allows you to convert any website or HTML/CSS/JavaScript web application to a native Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome application. WebDGap also gives you the option to export as a Chrome popup extension, and you can export your app or website as a native PhoneGap application making your app available for mobile devices :)

    • 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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  • DeskGap

    DeskGap is a framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML and CSS). To enable native capabilities while keeping the size down, DeskGap bundles a Node.js runtime and leaves the HTML rendering to the operating system‘s webview.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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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. Application development with Electron and NWjs requires Nodejs and hundreds of Javascript libraries to be installed and special data files for the bundling will be downloaded at deployment and also the application output is large due to embedded chromium browser and Node runtime.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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 (deployment size, RAM, CPU, GPU). At the same time, Cobalt enables a rich, low-latency user experience across a wide variety of platforms and devices.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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 packaging easy: Create an installer for your app in seconds and start distributing it to your users.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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