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.
- 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.
- 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.
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