nativefier: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v52.0.0(6 months ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are bundled with the npm packageNumber of direct dependencies: 13Monthly npm downloads

Nativefier is a command-line tool that allows you to easily create native desktop applications from any website or web application. It uses Electron, a popular framework for building cross-platform desktop apps, to wrap the web content into a standalone application that can be run on Windows, macOS, or Linux.

With Nativefier, you can convert web apps into standalone applications that have their own dedicated window, icon, and system tray functionality. This is particularly useful for turning web-based productivity tools, such as email clients or project management systems, into desktop apps that can be accessed directly from the operating system.

Compared to other similar tools, Nativefier stands out for its simplicity and ease of use. It provides a straightforward command-line interface and offers customization options for the generated applications, such as setting the window size, defining custom CSS styles, or enabling system tray support.

Nativefier is actively maintained and has a vibrant community of contributors. It is not marked as deprecated or legacy, and there are no specific recommendations to use different libraries for this purpose.

Alternatives:
electron+
tiddlywiki+
deskgap+
proton-native+
carlo+
neutralinojs+
nodegui+
tauri+

Tags: javascriptelectrondesktopapplicationweb