A look at the most awesome Electron open source apps, boilerplates, tools, components and libraries organized based on categories.[lwptoc]
Made with Electron.
Browser with peer-to-peer web protocols.
Streaming torrent client.
Screen recorder with GIF support.
Minimal web browser.
Interactive disk space and memory visualization.
Web browser with material UI and extensions API.
Teaches you Git and GitHub.
Unofficial Facebook Messenger app.
Markdown editor with inline preview.
Redis database management.
Ambient sound mixer for relaxation or productivity.
Voice controlled smart mirror.
Unofficial KeePass app.
GitHub notifications in your menubar.
SoundCloud player in your menubar.
Docker container management.
Find large files on your machine.
Screen sharing & remote collaboration.
Preview Markdown files.
Displays current iTunes song.
Collect and read offline readme files of GitHub repos.
Screen capturing & recording for Android devices.
Upcoming events & recently updated repos from webuild.sg.
Run Grunt tasks from your menubar.
Browse and download YouTube videos.
MIDI looper and synth for live electronic music performances.
Live Markdown preview with linting.
YouTube music player in your menubar.
Unofficial DevDocs.io app.
Unofficial Google music app.
Timer based on the Pomodoro Technique.
Decentralized file storage system based on cryptocurrency technology.
GitHub flavored Markdown editor with live preview.
MongoDB management tool.
"Catan" inspired board game.
Manage development projects with Docker.
Unofficial WhatsApp app.
Unofficial Docker menubar app.
Code editor with instant feedback.
YouTube music player in your menubar.
Unofficial Google Play Music app.
Chrome DevTools packaged as an app.
Meetup check-in with beacon.
Markdown editor with live preview.
HTTP proxy to view and intercept browser requests.
Unofficial Google Inbox app.
Tweet recording player.
Copy-paste & re-use text snippets in your menubar.
Unofficial WeChat app.
Add tasks to TickTick (滴答清单
Japanese Earthquake Early Warning Notifier.
Unofficial Overcast podcast app.
Unofficial Gmail & Google Inbox app.
Markdown note & code snippet app for developers.
Unofficial Active Collab app.
Launcher for Windows.
Utility for Spotify.
JIRA issues in your menubar.
Check CI-server build statuses.
Tracks your time.
DoubanFM music player.
Unofficial Medium app.
Secure encryption client.
Unofficial Google Hangouts app.
Unofficial VOX music player.
React Native IDE.
Anime/Manga Progress Tracker.
CPU and memory stats on your menubar.
Messenger and calling app.
Unofficial Instagram app.
Physical web beacon broadcast.
Chat and email app that combines multiple services like Discord, Hangouts, Gmail and Outlook.
Material design color palette in your menubar.
Unofficial GroupMe app.
npm desktop manager.
Search GIFs in your menubar.
Ubuntu system optimizer.
Notes app with GitHub-flavored Markdown.
Launcher with inline previews.
Control the brightness of any display.
Lossless video trimming & cutting.
Create and manage HTTP requests.
Unofficial Evernote app.
Unofficial ProtonMail app.
Extensible email client. (Fork of Nylas Mail
Invoicing for freelancers with beautiful and customizable templates.
Discover, collect, and listen to music from YouTube.
Music player that streams from free sources.
File manager for power users.
Real-time preview Markdown editor.
Show and search keyboard shortcuts for the current app.
Visualizer for deep learning and machine learning models.
Unofficial Microsoft To-Do app.
Flash OS images to SD cards and USB drives.
Auto-saving sticky note with support for multiple notes in a single window.
Simple and secure journal app.
Set desktop wallpaper from Unsplash.
Skype, Slack, Hangouts, WhatsApp, Grape, Telegram, FB Messenger, Hipchat in the same app.
Unofficial Gmail app.
Clean image metadata with drag and drop.
Code snippet manager for developers.
Client for MQTT, which is a lightweight messaging protocol.
Web debugging proxy.
Cross-platform SQL editor and database manager.
Keyboard shortcut training and look-up.
Unicode character search.
Cross-platform code editor.
Notebook app with rich-text notes, nested note organization and global search.
Live satellite imagery for your desktop background.
Alternative Epic games launcher.
Intelligent time manager with automatic planning.
Browser prompter for macOS.
Universal clipboard manager.
Create and send HTTP requests.
Share design and collaborate.
Compile almost any preprocessing language with live browser refresh.
Share and discuss ideas with your team through instant messaging.
Audio recording and broadcasting.
Prototyping tool for designing apps.
Business team chat. *(Japanese
Business card management. *(Korean
Official MongoDB app.
Organizer for freelancers & creatives.
Official WhatsApp app.
Build status notifier.
CRM for automobile businesses.
Voice and text chat.
Game editor for creating web and native games for Cocos2D-x.
Markdown notebook for hackers.
Secure, manage, and exchange blockchain assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Data modeling for NoSQL and multi-model databases.
Record and playback website visitor sessions.
Monitor your Stripe accounts from your menu bar.
Mock servers in seconds.
Official Twitch app.
Picture-in-picture for your Mac.
Provision servers and deploy web apps.
A brand asset manager for your menu bar.
Cloud-based, team-enabled code snippet manager with Gist sync.
Free music app for macOS and Windows.
Schema design tool for MongoDB, Mongoose, and MariaDB.
All-in-one workspace for your notes, tasks, wikis, and databases.
Guitar tablature viewer that scores your performance as you play along.
Realtime organization and collaboration tool for distributed teams with tasks, notes, and chat.
All-in-one project management tool with chats, Kanban, Gantt, calls, screenshare, and more.
AWS DynamoDB GUI.
Pro writing app designed for local Markdown files.
Keep up with GitHub notifications without stress.
Sample apps illustrating usage of Electron APIs.
WebRTC screen recorder.
Shows a doughnut chart of the CPU system, user, and idle activity time.
Shows the hash values of entered text using different algorithms.
Shows the current price of oil, gold, and silver using the Yahoo Finance API.
Example of macOS Touch Bar integration.
Boilerplate to kickstart creating an appby [sindresorhus](http://github.com/sindresorhus
Scaffold out an app boilerplate.
Comprehensive boilerplate which even generates installersby [szwacz](https://github.com/szwacz
Boilerplate based on React and webpack.
Clone the repo to try a simple app.
Scaffold, run, test, and package your app.
Security-focused boilerplate for creating apps with React, Redux, Webpack, and i18next.
Fast bootstrapping with Angular, Electron, TypeScript, SASS, and Hot Reload.
Secure boilerplate for Electron app based on Vite. TypeScript + Vue/React/Angular/Svelte/Vanilla.
Official DevTools extension.
Package and distribute your app.
Adds useful debug features.
Check if Electron is running in development.
Add keyboard shortcuts locally to a window.
Auto-update by releasing on GitHub.
Publish a new release of your app to GitHub.
Auto-updater leveraging npm to deploy updates.
Fix the $PATH on macOS when run from a GUI app. Useful when spawning a child process.
Launch apps at system startup.
Releases server with auto-updater and GitHub as a backend.
Simplified file downloads.
Self-hosted release server with front-end & auto-updater support.
Rebuild native Node.js modules against the currently installed Electron version.
Use ES2015, CoffeeScript, Less, Stylus in your app without a precompilation step.
Position windows at common spots.
Persist window sizes and positions.
Improved window dragging.
Chrome-like "inspect element" context-menu.
Create a Debian package.
Create a Red Hat package.
Create a Windows package.
Subprocesses with administrative privileges.
Write and read user settings.
Download the Electron release zip from GitHub.
Duplex stream over IPC.
Check if your code is running in
Code-signing for macOS apps.
Restart an Electron app as a detached process.
Build, test, and package Ember apps.
Package Meteor apps.
Test Electron apps using ChromeDriver.
Babel preset that only compiles what’s necessary for a particular Electron version.
Simplified API for accessing macOS’s appearance settings.
Save and load data like user preferences, app state, cache, etc.
Extensible context menu.
Embedded persistent or in-memory database.
A realtime NoSQL database.
Install DevTools extensions from the Chrome Web Store.
Synchronize Redux state across windows.
Add vibrancy (blur
‘About This App’ window.
Live-reload your app during development.
Check if a string is a valid accelerator.
View PDF files in browser windows.
Router tidying up IPC message passing.
Reads and writes user settings to disk.
Simplified HTTP requests.
Catch unhandled errors and promise rejections.
Process manager UI (like Chrome’s task manager
Useful utilities for developing apps and modules.
Simple auto-reloading during development.
Static file serving (Useful for routing, like
Chromium’s network errors as custom error classes.
Run Electron without all the junk terminal output.
Integrate Electron APIs and Angular.
Debug in-production Electron-based apps.
Simplified IPC communication.
Add support for Chrome extensions.
Transparent asynchronous remoting between browser windows and the main process.
Block ads and trackers.
Monitor and reload apps out-of-process during development.
Default menus for all platforms, easily extendable, and with i18n support.
Identify misconfigurations and security anti-patterns.
Auto-update service. Free for open source projects.
Debug Node.js with Chrome DevTools.
Create an app of any website.
High-level browser automation library (alternative to PhantomJS
Generate PDF from URL, HTML, or Markdown files on the command-line.
Preview GeoJSON locally.
Run Mocha tests in Electron.
Command-line tool for generating HTTP Archive (HAR
Turn Electron apps into Windows Store AppX packages.
Inspect your React and React Native apps.
Run and debug Jest unit tests in a browser environment.
UI toolkit for building beautiful apps.
Photon components built with React.
Menubar app framework.
Adds support for
Create and manage windows.
UI toolkit for macOS and Windows built with React.
Context menu for input elements.
Chrome like tabs.
Emulate the macOS window titlebar.
Build and manage UI components with Photon and Etch.
Widget toolkit for building native-like apps.