Web2Desk

Turn your favorite websites into a desktop app in one click

#1 Product of the WeekJune 27, 2018
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Web2Desk is a tool to convert your favorite websites to Desktop app in just one click. Regardless of Platform( Mac, Linux, Windows) we got it covered and it's free!

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71 Reviews4.6/5
Maker
Hi ProductHunt👋, Anees from Appmaker.xyz, Web2Desk is a tool to convert your favorite websites to Desktop app in just one click. Regardless of Platform( OSX, Linux, Windows) we got it covered! Imagine having dozens of tabs opened on browser and the hassle it takes to navigate between those apps. It feels more convenient for plenty of users to have a Desktop apps for their favourite website(Product Hunt, Quora..) or urls(web.whatsapp.com,..). Web2Desk helps you do just that. That too in one click and for FREE. Web2Desk is currently supported on Linux, Mac and Windows! We at Appmaker.xyz 👷‍build this with 👨‍💻code and ☕️coffee in an internal 🛠 hackathon. This was build by inspiration from Nativefier, an opensource/command line tool to convert website to desktop apps. We would love to get some 🙏 feedback and are 😻 excited to answer 💬 questions!
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@aneesv Only a small feedback. An estimated waiting time would have been nice!
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Maker
@aslamabbas Thanks for checking out. We'll definitely add estimated waiting time.
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@aneesv For people wanna go deeper about Nativefier: https://github.com/jiahaog/nativ...
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@aneesv Well done btw!
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@aneesv Was it built with "inspiration from Nativefier" or does it actually use Nativefier under-the-hood?
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For each desktop app you're downloading the same bulk of identical base files.

You could also use Chrome's built-in desktop 'app' functionality (still eating memory 🙄) and make use of the chrome base that's already on your OS.

Pros:

Standalone-ness of each website app

Cons:

Storage usage per app

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Maker
Thanks @hiddehs for your feedback, We'll definitively have a looking into reducing the size of apps.
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The size is based on the fact that they're likely using Chromium to build them. They're single-function browsers, basically. Now if these were WebKit-based (at least on MacOS), they'd be a handful of MB instead.
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Using it for a week and neat work by makers (Appmaker.xyz).

Pros:

It works

I get standalone Desktop apps in few minutes

And it's Free!

Cons:

None

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It's very straight forward. Takes the load of my browser. Very helpful with frequently used webapps. Now I don't have to keep the tab in my chrome open every time.

Pros:

It just works!

Cons:

None

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This is really cool ! Kudus to the Makers - Saleeh and Anees
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Maker
@shibinco Thank you
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