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Electron 3.0.0

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The Electron team is excited to announce that the first stable release of Electron 3 is now available from electronjs.org and via npm install electron@latest! It's jam-packed with upgrades, fixes, and new features, and we can't wait to see what you build with them. Below are details about this release, and we welcome your feedback as you explore.

Release Process

As we undertook development of v3.0.0, we sought to more empirically define criteria for a stable release by formalizing the feedback progress for progressive beta releases. v3.0.0 would not have been possible without our App Feedback Program partners, who provided early testing and feedback during the beta cycle. Thanks to Atlassian, Atom, Microsoft Teams, Oculus, OpenFin, Slack, Symphony, VS Code, and other program members for their work. If you'd like to participate in future betas, please mail us at info@electronjs.org.

Changes / New Features

Major bumps to several important parts of Electron's toolchain, including Chrome v66.0.3359.181, Node v10.2.0, and V8 v6.6.346.23.

  • [#12656] feat: app.isPackaged
  • [#12652] feat: app.whenReady()
  • [#13183] feat: process.getHeapStatistics()
  • [#12485] feat: win.moveTop() to move window z-order to top
  • [#13110] feat: TextField and Button APIs
  • [#13068] feat: netLog API for dynamic logging control
  • [#13539] feat: enable webview in sandbox renderer
  • [#14118] feat: fs.readSync now works with massive files
  • [#14031] feat: node fs wrappers to make fs.realpathSync.native and fs.realpath.native available

Breaking API changes

  • [#12362] feat: updates to menu item order control
  • [#13050] refactor: removed documented deprecated APIs
    • See docs for more details
  • [#12477] refactor: removed did-get-response-details and did-get-redirect-request events
  • [#12655] feat: default to disabling navigating on drag/drop
  • [#12993] feat: Node v4.x or greater is required use the electron npm module
  • [#12008 #12140 #12503 #12514 #12584 #12596 #12637 #12660 #12696 #12716 #12750 #12787 #12858] refactor: NativeWindow
  • [#11968] refactor: menu.popup()
  • [#8953] feat: no longer use JSON to send the result of ipcRenderer.sendSync
  • [#13039] feat: default to ignore command line arguments following a URL
  • [#12004] refactor: rename api::Window to api::BrowserWindow
  • [#12679] feat: visual zoom now turned off by default
  • [#12408] refactor: rename app-command media-play_pause to media-play-pause


  • [#12093] feat: workspace notifications support
  • [#12496] feat: tray.setIgnoreDoubleClickEvents(ignore) to ignore tray double click events.
  • [#12281] feat: mouse forward functionality on macOS
  • [#12714] feat: screen lock / unlock events


  • [#12879] feat: added DIP to/from screen coordinate conversions

Nota Bene: Switching to an older version of Electron after running this version will require you to clear out your user data directory to avoid older versions crashing. You can get the user data directory by running console.log(app.getPath("userData")) or see docs for more details.

Bug Fixes

  • [#13397] fix: issue with fs.statSyncNoException throwing exceptions
  • [#13476, #13452] fix: crash when loading site with jquery
  • [#14092] fix: crash in net::ClientSocketHandle destructor
  • [#14453] fix: notify focus change right away rather not on next tick


  • [#13220] fix: issue allowing bundles to be selected in <input file="type"> open file dialog
  • [#12404] fix: issue blocking main process when using async dialog
  • [#12043] fix: context menu click callback
  • [#12527] fix: event leak on reuse of touchbar item
  • [#12352] fix: tray title crash
  • [#12327] fix: non-draggable regions
  • [#12809] fix: to prevent menu update while it's open
  • [#13162] fix: tray icon bounds not allowing negative values
  • [#13085] fix: tray title not inverting when highlighted
  • [#12196] fix: Mac build when enable_run_as_node==false
  • [#12157] fix: additional issues on frameless windows with vibrancy
  • [#13326] fix: to set mac protocol to none after calling app.removeAsDefaultProtocolClient
  • [#13530] fix: incorrect usage of private APIs in MAS build
  • [#13517] fix: tray.setContextMenu crash
  • [#14205] fix: pressing escape on a dialog now closes it even if defaultId is set


  • [#12507] fix: BrowserWindow.focus() for offscreen windows

Other Notes

  • PDF Viewer is currently not working but is being worked on and will be functional once again soon
  • TextField and Button APIs are experimental and are therefore off by default
    • They can be enabled with the enable_view_api build flag

Что дальше

The Electron team continues to work on defining our processes for more rapid and smooth upgrades as we seek to ultimately maintain parity with the development cadences of Chromium, Node, and V8.