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Proton Native Alternatives

Proton Native is described as 'offers a React environment for building native desktop applications. It's sort of like React Native but for desktop apps' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Proton Native for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Electron, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Proton Native are NW.js, Vuido, WebDGap and Tauri.

This page was last updated May 29, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • React

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  1. Electron

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  2. NW.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Node.js bridge to Webkit – package and distribute webapps on all platforms.



  3. Vuido

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Vue.js

    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).

  4. WebDGap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    WebDGap allows you to convert any website or HTML/CSS/JavaScript web application to a native Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome application.

    Discontinued

    This app was discontinued on April 13, 2018.

  5. Tauri

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  6. DeskGap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    DeskGap is a framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML and CSS).

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  7. Webapp Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mint
    • Manjaro Linux

    Are you often struggling to find a particular website among the many browser windows and tabs already opened? Do you wish you could easily just launch your favorite websites and have them run in their own window as if they were desktop applications?

  8. fman build system

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  9. Chromely

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  10. React Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    react-desktop is a JavaScript library built on top of Facebook's React library, which aims to bring a native desktop experience to the web, featuring many macOS Sierra and Windows 10 components. react-desktop works perfectly with NW.js and Electron.

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