electron-builder: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v24.13.3(4 months ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are bundled with the npm packageNumber of direct dependencies: 11Monthly npm downloads

Electron Builder is a powerful tool for packaging and distributing Electron applications. It simplifies the process of creating installers for different operating systems, handling code signing, and updating applications. Electron Builder supports various target platforms like Windows, macOS, and Linux, allowing developers to easily build and deploy cross-platform desktop applications.

Compared to other packaging tools like electron-packager, Electron Builder offers more features and flexibility, such as automatic updates, native installers, and a user-friendly configuration. It is actively maintained with regular updates and improvements, making it a popular choice for Electron developers.

Alternatives:
app-builder-lib+
electron-packager+
electron-forge+
electron-installer-dmg+
electron-winstaller+
electron-installer-windows+
electron-installer-debian+
electron-osx-sign+
electron-builder-squirrel-windows+
electron-rebuild+

Tags: electronpackagingdistributioncross-platformdesktop