Nativefier Alternatives

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Posts with mentions or reviews of nativefier. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-16.
  • Reddit App
    There's a way to create your own with nativefier. It's an app that lets you create an electron app out of any webpage. I've used it for Twitch in the past and it worked well. Main downside is disk space usage is a bit high due to all the overhead.
  • How do I make Pinephone my daily driver? | 2021-10-13
    Instagram works through the web browser, if you want you could mess around with Nativefier to create web apps (I didn't get around to this when I last gave daily driving the pinephone a go, but you'll probably want to use electron12. Also you'll have to manually create the desktop file. There is a script, that I briefly looked at here but I didn't get around to it.
  • Webapps Manager | 2021-10-09
    Many browser provide this feature, it was added to Vivaldi recently. Ungoogle Chromium has it for a long time. Or use bauh, it has a builtin nativefier.
  • How to install DuckDuckgo in arch Linux? | 2021-10-05
    You can use something like this
  • How to customise Notion's CSS | 2021-10-03
    Go to and follow the instructions there to install it. Note: if using nativefier '' or just typing nativefier in cmd doesn't work
  • Revolt. promising selfhosted Discord alternative
    I use a tool called nativefier to get a self contained version of different webapps on my desktop. Not quite a PWA, it just uses the chromium browser on the backend.
  • I made these mockups for app folders in the dock.
    I am using nativefier. It just wraps the web app and turns ito into an Electron app. Then I create a custom *.desktop file so it appears in Slingshot.
  • How to access global variables of a website within injected JS in nativefier?
  • Injected JS in nativefier can't access global variables
    I keep it short, as I already described it in detail here in the GitHub issue.
  • MacBook Air M1 - 7 Cycles and 100% Capacity - Why is it dying in only 4 hours through essentially just discord, safari, and other light tasks? | 2021-08-03 helps you make nice M1 version of Discord web app ;)
  • how to install reddit, on chrome os | 2021-08-01
    You could try this
  • Nativefier/nativefier: Make any web page a desktop application | 2021-07-22
  • Show HN: I developed a native macOS Hacker News client | 2021-07-20
    Look forward to trying it out, thanks!

    If you find yourself in a position of not wanting a specific website mixed in with your browser tabs again but not caring enough to make another native app, check out nativefier. Quickly makes an electron wrapper for any website.

  • any program to make server based programs to a native app? | 2021-07-10
    so i seen nativefier, it takes a website and creates an electron version of it
  • M1 16GB High memory usage | 2021-07-02
    Looking at this it seems that nativefier is just another way to create an electron app.


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