Using nativefier to run web pages as app

Friday, Aug 25, 2017

What is nativefier?

Nativefier is a small tool to wrap web pages into an Electron app to run locally.

How do I get it?

Nativefier is a node.js application and has to be installed using npm. You need at least nodejs 4, I tested it using nodejs 8.

To install nativefier type the following:

npm install -g nativefier

How to create an application?

To create an application type


This downloads Electron and creates an application pointing to the URL.