Create a Mac distribution


Hi all,

I’m trying to create a distribution for Mac, but I don’t understand the instructions as written here:

The instructions say:

To distribute your app with Electron, the folder containing your app should be named app and placed under Electron’s resources directory (on OS X it is

But where can I find this I checked /Applications, I checked my project, but I cannot find it.

Thanks, Erik


You can find it on the releases page (e.g. There is also electron-packager if you want to automate packaging.


I found electron-packager interactive to be a bit more foolproof.