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Nativefier vs Photon: What are the differences?

Nativefier: Wrap any web page natively without even thinking, across Windows, OSX and Linux. Nativefier is a command line tool that allows you 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, OSX and Linux; Photon: Framework for Electron apps. The fastest way to build beautiful Electron apps using simple HTML and CSS. Underneath it all is Electron. Originally built for GitHub's Atom text editor, Electron is the easiest way to build cross-platform desktop applications.

Nativefier and Photon can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" tools.

Nativefier and Photon are both open source tools. Nativefier with 19.9K GitHub stars and 1.13K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Photon with 9.02K GitHub stars and 521 GitHub forks.

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    What is Nativefier?

    Nativefier is a command line tool that allows you 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, OSX and Linux.

    What is Photon?

    The fastest way to build beautiful Electron apps using simple HTML and CSS. Underneath it all is Electron. Originally built for GitHub's Atom text editor, Electron is the easiest way to build cross-platform desktop applications.

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      What are some alternatives to Nativefier and Photon?
      Electron
      With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy. Initially developed for GitHub's Atom editor, Electron has since been used to create applications by companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, and Docker. The Electron framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. It is based on io.js and Chromium and is used in the Atom editor.
      JavaFX
      It is a set of graphics and media packages that enables developers to design, create, test, debug, and deploy rich client applications that operate consistently across diverse platforms.
      Qt5
      It is a full development framework with tools designed to streamline the creation of applications and user interfaces for desktop, embedded, and mobile platforms.
      Element
      Element is a Vue 2.0 based component library for developers, designers and product managers, with a set of design resources.
      pygame
      It is a cross-platform set of Python modules designed for writing video games. It includes computer graphics and sound libraries designed to be used with the Python programming language.
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