Each one of you will have your set of favorite web applications or services which we wished were always accessible in a much intuitive way. Opening websites in your native browser doesn’t always give a better experience than using respective apps. Twitter being the right example.
Fluid for Mac is a free application that helps you create Site Specific Browser (SSB) thereby turning your web apps to desktop apps. This project as reflected on the app was influenced by Mozilla Prism project and Adobe Air.
Inorder to have fliud app running as your desktop application enter the website’s URL, name and choose an icon. Once done click “Create”. Now your favorite website will been converted into a native Mac desktop application that appears in your Dock.
Features of Fluid for Mac are :
- Open Plug-in Architecture
- Built-in Userscripting
- Global Keyboard Shortcut
- Single-Window Browsing Mode
- BrowsaBrowsa Plug-in for Sidebars
- TinyURL creation/expansion
- Full-Screen Mode
- Customizable URL Shortcuts
- Hidden “Closed” Windows
- Twitter Timeline Plug-in
- Thumbnail Plug-in for CoverFlow
- Session Restore
- Full WebInspector
- Custom User-Agent Strings
Watch this video on how to enhance Fluid interface:
Download Fluid for Mac now.