The popular WhatsApp messaging service may be mobile oriented, but that doesn’t actually help if you spend all of your day taking a look at a Mac and desire that there was just an easy method to send some messages to your buddies. With iMessage and other competing messaging platforms currently having a Mac app, the WhatsApp omission is a glaring one.


With that lack of a native app in mind, you may desire to look into WhatsMac. A free download from GitHub, WhatsMac takes WhatsApp and brings it to the Mac in the shape of an app that looks and feels rather like the aforementioned iMessage from Apple. That’s no bad thing either, with WhatsMac supporting the sending and getting of media as well as the required text.

While a native app, it’s worth noting that WhatsMac is essentially a fancy wrapper for the WhatsApp Internet Customer interface, which suggests you will have to already have your WhatsApp account appropriately synced up with your phone. That likewise implies that there is no iPhone support non jailbreak users. If you are jailbroken though, you can use this app by following the approach explained here: How To Make use of WhatsApp Web Client With iPhone

If you’re a heavy WhatsApp user and find yourself sat in front of a Mac for the a lot of part then this is the example that you might wish to provide a try. The essential thing to keep in mind here however is the absence of iPhone support, which given the Mac target audience might be a problem for WhatsMac additionally down the line.


You can downloaded WhatsMac free of cost from the task’s open source GitHub page here and it is undoubtedly free for use too. Download it, enjoy it and anticipate the day when a native WhatsApp client lands on the Mac with full support for iPhone users. That said, provided that the app is now possessed by Facebook and we still don’t have a native Facebook app for the desktop, we actually would not wish to put a timescale on when a WhatsApp app will make the jump from mobile for itself.

But that does not stop us from keeping our hopes up now does it? Certainly not.

You can follow on Twitter or join our Facebook page to keep yourself updated on all the latest from Apple and the Web.