Fb Messenger finally has its own desktop app, making it simpler to message and video chat with family and friends out of your laptop.
The app, which is now out there on the Microsoft Store and Mac App Store, enables you to message buddies and begin video calls, identical to on the cellular and net variations. It additionally features a darkish mode, which Fb has been rolling out as one of many new options launched to the desktop’s redesign.
The launch of a standalone desktop app for Fb Messenger has been a very long time coming, with robust hints that Fb was engaged on an app as early as 2016. Fb later launched a desktop app for Office, its collaboration instrument, in late 2017. However it didn’t announce Messenger for desktop till final 12 months.
Fb’s Messenger desktop app joins the more and more vital pool of videoconferencing instruments reminiscent of Zoom, which is going through backlash for its privateness and safety points. As many people apply social distancing through the COVID-19 pandemic, video chat apps have gotten very important instruments to maintain involved with family and friends. Fb lastly launching a full model of its Messenger desktop app ought to make it just a little bit simpler for customers to video chat with their buddies.