JavaScript Cross Platform Development

License: MIT

Language: C++

Electron Logo

Travis Build Status AppVeyor Build Status devDependency Status Join the Electron Community on Slack

📝 Available Translations: Korean | Simplified Chinese

The Electron framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. It is based on Node.js and Chromium and is used by the Atom editor and many other apps.

Follow @ElectronJS on Twitter for important announcements.

This project adheres to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct. By participating, you are expected to uphold this code. Please report unacceptable behavior to


Prebuilt binaries and debug symbols of Electron for Linux, Windows and macOS can be found on the releases page.

You can also use npm to install prebuilt electron binaries:

# Install the `electron` command globally in your $PATH
npm install electron -g

# Install as a development dependency
npm install electron --save-dev



Guides and the API reference are located in the docs directory. It also contains documents describing how to build and contribute to Electron.

Documentation Translations

Quick Start

Clone and run the electron/electron-quick-start repository to see a minimal Electron app in action.


You can ask questions and interact with the community in the following locations:

Check out awesome-electron for a community maintained list of useful example apps, tools and resources.


MIT © 2016 Github

Project Statistics

Sourcerank 4
Repository Size 13.1 MB
Stars 0
Forks 0
Watchers 1
Open issues 0
Dependencies 7
Contributors 439
Tags 250
Last updated
Last pushed

Top Contributors See all

Cheng Zhao Kevin Sawicki Plusb Preco Robo Haojian Wu Paul Betts Zeke Sikelianos Heilig Benedek Eran Tiktin J Gellert Hegyi Charlie Hess Samuel Attard Brian R. Bondy Ben Gotow Daniel Pham Milan Burda Lee Felix Rieseberg 何运江

Recent Tags See all

v1.4.2 September 30, 2016
v1.3.7 September 27, 2016
v1.4.1 September 22, 2016
v1.4.0 September 15, 2016
v1.3.6 September 14, 2016
v1.3.5 September 02, 2016
v1.3.4 August 23, 2016
v1.3.3 August 10, 2016
v1.3.2 August 02, 2016
v1.3.1 July 27, 2016
v1.3.0 July 25, 2016
v1.2.8 July 21, 2016
v1.2.7 July 13, 2016
v1.2.6 July 06, 2016
v1.2.5 June 23, 2016

Something wrong with this page? Make a suggestion

Last synced: 2017-02-28 12:32:30 UTC

Login to resync this repository