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An HTML/CSS/scripting engine designed to render modern desktop application UI
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What is Sciter?

It brings a stack of web technologies to desktop UI development. Web designers, and developers, can reuse their experience and expertise in creating modern looking desktop applications.
Sciter is a tool in the Cross-Platform Desktop Development category of a tech stack.

Who uses Sciter?

6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Sciter.

Sciter Integrations

Sentry, Electron, Photon, Hazel, and Nightmare.js are some of the popular tools that integrate with Sciter. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Sciter.
Pros of Sciter
Good for commercial projects
Cross platform apps
Faster than ElectronJS
Small bundle size
Use C++ API

Sciter's Features

  • Cross platform
  • Embeddable
  • Flexible
  • Small footprint

Sciter Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Sciter?
Qt, a leading cross-platform application and UI framework. With Qt, you can develop applications once and deploy to leading desktop, embedded & mobile targets.
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.
intended to be used for rendering HTML UI within games and desktop apps. The API is currently available for C++ and supports OpenGL 3.2+, Direct3D 11, and Metal 2.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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