The top-level squirrelWindows key contains set of options instructing electron-builder on how it should build Squirrel.Windows.
Squirrel.Windows target is maintained, but deprecated. Please use nsis instead.
To use Squirrel.Windows please install
To build for Squirrel.Windows on macOS, please install
brew install mono).
Your app must be able to handle Squirrel.Windows startup events that occur during install and uninstall. See electron-squirrel-startup.
iconUrlString | “undefined” - A URL to an ICO file to use as the application icon (displayed in Control Panel > Programs and Features). Defaults to the Electron icon.
Please note — local icon file url is not accepted, must be https/http.
If you don’t plan to build windows installer, you can omit it. If your project repository is public on GitHub, it will be
loadingGifString | “undefined” - The path to a .gif file to display during install.
build/install-spinner.gifwill be used if exists (it is a recommended way to set) (otherwise default).
msiBoolean - Whether to create an MSI installer. Defaults to
false(MSI is not created).
remoteReleasesString | Boolean | “undefined” - A URL to your existing updates. Or
trueto automatically set to your GitHub repository. If given, these will be downloaded to create delta updates.
remoteTokenString | “undefined” - Authentication token for remote updates
useAppIdAsIdBoolean - Use
appIdto identify package instead of