Pinafore – web client for Mastodon

Pinafore is a web client for Mastodon, designed for speed and simplicity.

Pinafore requires Node.js v8+ and Yarn.

Pinafore is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Speed. Pinafore is built on Svelte, meaning it’s faster and lighter-weight[ than most web apps.
  • Simplicity. Single-column layout, easy-to-read text, and large images.
  • Multi-account support. Log in to multiple instances and set a custom theme for each one.
  • Works offline. Recently-viewed timelines are fully browsable offline.
  • PWA. Pinafore is a Progressive Web App, so you can add it to your phone’s home screen and it will work like a native app.
  • Private. All communication is private between your browser and your instance. No ads or third-party trackers.

Goals of the project:

  • Support the most common use cases.
  • Small page weight.
  • Fast even on low-end devices.
  • Accessibility.
  • Offline support in read-only mode.
  • Progressive Web App features.
  • Multi-instance support.
  • Support latest versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari.
  • Support non-Mastodon instances (e.g. Pleroma) as well as possible.
  • Internationalization.

Website: pinafore.social
Support: github.com/nolanlawson/pinafore
Developer: Nolan Lawson
License: GNU Affero General Public License v3.0

Pinafore

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