Messenger for Desktop for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.1.6
  • 3.5
  • (269)
  • Security Status

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Made more accessible

Messenger for Desktop is a program that allows you to use and access Messenger anytime. This software proves to be incredibly useful especially since it saves you time from having to open your browser and visit the page just to check your messages. Messenger for Desktop functions just as well as the original web-based version but is doubtlessly more convenient and efficient to use. 

Practical and productive

Constantly having to switch between tabs and windows undeniably takes away precious seconds from our time, not to mention that it demands a little bit of effort, Messenger for Desktop is made for you to skip all the steps you usually would take just to access the chat platform. Installing the software on your computer gives you an ever-present window that is separate from your browser. You can open as many tabs as you want and work more smoothly without having to navigate back on the tab where your Facebook Messenger is open. If you are worried about having a downgraded version of the chat platform, we assure you that you will actually still be able to enjoy the same features and functions that are available in the original Messenger. Users can still enable or disable receiving desktop notifications, send chat messages to a person or a group, and make audio and video calls. Messenger for Desktop also has a neat and organized interface that stays true to its goal to make Facebook Messenger accessible without disrupting your browsing sessions and workflow. 

Enjoy chat messaging

Messenger for Desktop provides a convenient way for you to stay in touch with your Facebook friends without compromising your workflow. You can send messages or conduct calls without having to exit or minimize other tabs or pages. Its interface is also user-friendly that even those who are not that familiar with Messenger can use the software without any assistance needed. 


  • No need to open Facebook
  • Facebook options are automatically imported
  • Same features and functions as the original Messenger
  • Accessible


  • Limited customization options

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Messenger for Desktop for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.1.6
  • 3.5
  • (269)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Messenger for Desktop

  • dunja dervišbegović

    by dunja dervišbegović

    there is no option to add it to menu bar in macOS Catalina 10.15.3

  • Alexandru Dimitriu

    by Alexandru Dimitriu

    Nice app, have a nice integration with the macOS and compared with other Messenger for Mac apps, it supports also calls. It will be nice to add touch  More

  • Annay Espinoza-De La Rosa

    by Annay Espinoza-De La Rosa

    because i what to go in the messenger because i what to allow the messenger .

  • Daniel Napitupulu

    by Daniel Napitupulu

    Its quite safe and easy to access while using it directly from your desktop you can easily widen the screen of your desktop onlike accessing it throug More


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