Facebook Messenger on desktop app for Mac, Windows
The Facebook Messenger app can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store or Mac App Store. The Messenger app was previously the only available on Android and iOS.
Facebook has launched a Messenger app for dekstop for macOS and Windows 10, which allows billions of users to voice, video chat and text for free. The Facebook Messenger app can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store or Apple App Store. The Messenger app was previously available on Android and iOS only. The launch of the new Messenger app for Mac and Windows arrived at the right time. Over the past few days, the popularity of chat and video calling apps have raised amazingly because of COVID-19. For example, Zoom now has 200 million active users, up from 10 million.
Without mentioning the novel coronavirus, Facebook said that there has been a 100 per cent increase in people using their desktop browser for audio and video calling on Messenger. Meanwhile, the daily usage of Hangouts Meet is 25 times.
What's New in Facebook Desktop App for MacOS and Windows 10
The facebook desktop app works exactly like the mobile app. You can turn on or off notifications. Plus, you can also enable dark mode or send GIFs, photos, and videos. The app is designed to take advantage of multitasking, meaning you can pop in and out of the app while keeping the call active. Chats will sync across mobile and desktop. As you might expect, video chat is also possible. Both one on one calls and group calls can be made on the app.