Facebook Messenger desktop app launches for Windows and Mac
Marko Jovanovic Apr 4th, 2020
Facebook Messenger finally has its own desktop app, making it easier to message and video chat with friends and family from your computer.

The app, which is now readily available on the Microsoft Store (and Download.io) and Mac App Store, lets you message buddies and start video calls, similar to on the mobile and web variations. It likewise consists of a dark mode, which Facebook has actually been rolling out as one of the brand-new features introduced to the desktop's redesign.

The launch of a standalone desktop app for Facebook Messenger has actually been a long time coming, with strong hints that Facebook was working on an app as early as 2016. Facebook later introduced a desktop app for Workplace, its cooperation tool, in late 2017. However it didn't reveal Messenger for desktop until in 2015.

Facebook's Messenger desktop app signs up with the increasingly essential swimming pool of videoconferencing tools such as Zoom, which is dealing with reaction for its privacy and security concerns. As many of us practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, video chat apps are ending up being essential tools to keep in contact with friends and family. Facebook lastly introducing a full version of its Messenger desktop app ought to make it a bit easier for users to video chat with their buddies.