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Use this tool to quickly port your Chrome app to Electron and run it on any OS
Don't you just love it when companies kill off useful services and platforms? Yeah, neither do we. Earlier this month, Google announced its plans tophase out Chrome appsfor every OS except Chrome OS, starting in the second half of 2017.
That means that the Chrome app you painstakingly built won't work on anything other than Chrome OS in 2018. Sure, you could port your creation to the Web or to Electron for desktop use, but the latter would entail rewriting every component and distributing fresh binaries for each OS.
Thankfully, code wizard Koushik Dutta, a.k.a. Koush, who's previously built amazing things like Vysor and AllCast, has come to the rescue. His Electron Chrome tool lets you compile your Chrome app into Electron programs in no time. That should make it a whole lot easier to re-release your Chrome apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux.