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Ultralight Alternatives

Ultralight is described as 'd 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 efficiency' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ultralight for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Windows Mobile and Android. The best alternative is Electron, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ultralight are Sciter, NoesisGUI, Google Cobalt and Chromely.

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  1. Electron icon

    Electron

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    36 alternatives to 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.

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    Guest

    electron isn't embedded nor does it run natively and/or on the gpu.

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    Sciter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to Sciter 

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

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    1.  LightweightSciter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for scriptingSciter supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    paulocoghi

    It uses less RAM than both Electron and Ultralight, creates only a single process and it's cross-platform.

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    NoesisGUI

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • HTC Vive
    • Playstation VR
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox
    • Stadia
    • Oculus Rift
    13 alternatives to NoesisGUI 

    NoesisGUI is a User Interface middleware for videogames and realtime applications:

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    Vector based: The core of NoesisGUI is a resolution-independent and vector-based rendering engine that is built to take advantage of modern graphics hardware.
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    Google Cobalt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to 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...

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    Chromely

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to Chromely 

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

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    azula

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows
    25 alternatives to azula 

    azula is a lightweight alternative to Electron. It is based on Ultralight, which is an embedding friendly Fork of WebKit, with less memory usage and low disk space requirements.

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    Coherent GT

    • Mac
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    5 alternatives to Coherent GT 

    Coherent GT is a user interface runtime for game UI based on a heavily modified version of WebKit. It removes unnecessary features of Webkit and involves rewriting of some elements to get it finely tuned for performance in games.

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    DeskGap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    19 alternatives to DeskGap 

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

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    Discontinued

    The last update is from December 2019.

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    Photino

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    34 alternatives to Photino 

    Photino is a lightweight open-source framework for building native, cross-platform desktop applications with Web UI technology.

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    1.  LightweightPhotino consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Revery

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Revery 

    Native, high-performance, cross-platform desktop apps - built with ReasonML. Revery is kind of like super-fast, native code Electron - with bundled React-like/Redux-like libraries and a fast build system - all ready to go.

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