Introducing Pinafore for Mastodon
Today I’m happy to announce a project I’ve been quietly working on for some time: Pinafore. Pinafore is an alternative web client for Mastodon, which looks like this:
Screenshot of Pinafore home page
Here are some of its features:
– 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.
Pinafore is still beta quality, but I’m releasing it now to get early feedback. Of course it’s also open-source, so feel free to browse the source code.