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TiddlyWiki on NW.js

 1st January 2014 at 5:53pm

NW.js (previously known as "node-webkit") allows TiddlyWiki to be set up as a native application for Windows, Mac OS X or Linux.

Setting up

  1. Create a folder with the following contents:
    1. The appropriate copy of NW.js for your platform, downloaded from
    2. Your TiddlyWiki HTML file as index.html
    3. A file called package.json with the following content:
          "name": "tiddlywiki",
          "main": "./index.html",
      	"window": {
      		"toolbar": true,
      		"width": 1024,
      		"height": 768
  2. Run the NW.js application
  3. Try saving changes in the usual way


MP3 audio and H264 video are not supported without special steps described on the NW.js wiki.