Mozilla Prism (previously known as WebRunner) is an application that enables users to run web applications directly on their desktop. And, for developers, offers ways to make them act like desktop applications.
It is a very easy-to-use tool that simply asks you which URL to wrap, whether to sit on the system-tray and creates a shortcut for the new application. Once clicked, the URL mentioned runs in a desktop application.
With the help of a scripting support, developers can add events to their web applications to trigger actions like displaying system-tray notifications or popups.
It allows you to style (overwrite the default styles) the web application via CSS.
Prism also offers more customization options like enabling you to choose the icon for the application to be created, whether the navigation bar or navigation keys will be displayed & more.
It comes in two flavors:
- as a Firefox extension
- as a desktop application
Prism can run both on Windows & Mac OS X.