Days after rumors began to discuss the possibility of a desktop version of WhatsApp, the company has announced its new program available for Windows and Mac. This is the new platform servcio most popular messaging.
WhatsApp and technically could be used on the computer thanks to WhatsApp Web . Now the company has launched a new program you can download and install on your computer if you have a version equal or superior to Windows 8 or Mac OS X 10.9.
The download file is about 60 MB and its operation is similar to WhatsApp Web, that is, it works more like an extension of your mobile application and can be used simultaneously, showing all available in your inbox messages. The program is especially useful for sharing on WhatsApp quickly pass the computer, such as photos or video files.
Download and install WhatsApp on your computer
To start using your conversations on your computer you simply have to download the program on the official website of WhatsApp. When installed for the first time need to scan a QR code that appears on the screen, as happened with WhatsApp Web. The easiest way is entering WhatsApp and going to Settings> WhatsApp Web . A scanner will appear on the screen of your phone, so just point the camera at the QR code. Once this process you can resume all your conversations from your PC or Mac.
At any time you can disconnect remotely connecting WhatsApp on your desktop by going to Settings> WhatsApp Web in the mobile application.
For now the company has not discussed the possibility of bringing the program to Linux environments. It is unknown whether this is in the plans of the messaging application.
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