The Crystal Programming Language Forum

Any update on cross platform guis?

I’m looking at building desktop apps for win/linux/mac

I was going to use electron but I’m getting tired of node. You have to install 80GB of packages just to do “hello world”


I have no experience, I found:, done by @oprypin

However, Crystal can’t be used for Windows yet. There are other languages using imgui.

If you like Qt/C++:

There are still some restrictions, but for the most part Crystal runs very well natively on Windows!

Demonstration of GUI development:

I don’t have any experience with any of these, but there are a number of shards available at