Webapp Manager Alternatives

    Webapp Manager is described as '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?'. There are nine alternatives to Webapp Manager for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Electron, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Webapp Manager are NeutralinoJS (Free, Open Source), Fluid (Freemium), Nativefier (Free, Open Source) and Proton Native (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2021

    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.
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    2. Neutralino is a lightweight application development framework. It lets you develop desktop apps, cloud apps and even browser based apps.
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    3. Are you a Gmail, Facebook, Basecamp or Pandora fanatic? Do you have 20 or more browser tabs open at all times? Are you tired of some random site or ad crashing your browser and causing you to lose data in other tabs?
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Nativefier is a command-line tool to easily create a desktop application for any web site with succinct and minimal configuration. Apps are wrapped by Electron in an OS executable (.app, .exe, etc.) for use on Windows, macOS and Linux.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • React
      Proton Native offers a React environment for building native desktop applications. It's sort of like React Native but for desktop apps.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Peppermint OS
      It was originally created for Peppermint OS Ice and is now used as the default SSB application in Peppermint OS since the two branches of the OS merged for Peppermint Two. Since version 5, Ice has supported Google Chrome.
      • 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.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux Mobile
      • Ubuntu Touch
      Making webapps superfluous since 2019. Ever wanted to create shortcuts to your favourite webpages? You don't trust that random web app from the store? Webber is the solution for you!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Chromely is a lightweight alternative to Electron.NET, Electron for .NET/.NET Core developers.
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