There are a few reasons you may want to update your desktop app. This doesn't mean making a change to your web app, but updating the app that runs on the desktop and loads your web app.
You might want to change how the app looks: it's name, icon, window dimensions, menu, etc. Or you might want to change its behaviour: which URL it opens, whether it opens on startup, etc. Or there may be a security vulnerability discovered in the underlying technology (e.g. Electron).
Updating your app is time consuming and takes a lot of resources. Whether you do it manually or create an auto-update server, trust us, it's much more awkward than you think it will be.
If ToDesktop saves you 12 hours per year on updates, it's already worth the price
No one tries to build their own analytics or hosting platform. So why would you build your own app update infrastructure? Leave us take care of it for you, it's what we do best.
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