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Official Sentry SDK for Electron (Beta)

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NOTE: This package is still in beta. It is part of an early access preview for the next generation of Sentry JavaScript SDKs. While we try to keep breaking changes to a minimum, interfaces might change between minor releases before the first stable 1.x release.


  • Captures Node errors in the main process (using @sentry/node)
  • Captures JavaScript errors in renderer processes (using @sentry/browser)
  • Captures native crashes (Minidump crash reports) from renderers and the main process
  • Collects breadcrumbs and context information along with events across renderers and the main process


To use this SDK, call init(options) as early as possible in the entry modules in the main process as well as all renderer processes or further sub processees you spawn. This will initialize the SDK and hook into the environment. Note that you can turn off almost all side effects using the respective options.

import { init } from '@sentry/electron';

  dsn: '__DSN__',
  // ...

To set context information or send manual events, use the exported functions of @sentry/electron. Note that these functions will not perform any action before you have called init():

import * as Sentry from '@sentry/electron';

// Set user information, as well as tags and further extras
Sentry.configureScope(scope => {
  scope.setExtra('battery', 0.7);
  scope.setTag('user_mode', 'admin');
  scope.setUser({ id: '4711' });
  // scope.clear();

// Add a breadcrumb for future events
  message: 'My Breadcrumb',
  // ...

// Capture exceptions, messages or manual events
Sentry.captureMessage('Hello, world!');
Sentry.captureException(new Error('Good bye'));
  message: 'Manual',
  stacktrace: [
    // ...

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