September 10, 2021
WhatsApp for Desktop Releases New macOS Public Beta

WhatsApp is Now Available on macOS via Desktop Site in New Beta Version

WhatsApp is on its way to becoming accessible on macOS desktops after the Facebook subsidiary launched a new public beta version platform…

WhatsApp is making a public beta available for its desktop app. This time, instead of being exclusive to Windows, long-standing rival macOS supports the interface. However, it’s not accessible by every Apple desktop machine owner. Instead, it’s limited to a group enrolled in the program. The purpose is to test its cross-platform prowess and to solicit feedback from people participating in the experimental build.

WhatsApp for Desktop Releases New macOS Public Beta

The new WhatsApp macOS desktop app should include all familiar functionality. But, it won’t be left as-is. Meaning, WhatsApp will release beta updates to improve the experience. Anyone enrolled in the program can report bugs in “WhatsApp Desktop Settings,” “Contact Us.” The company recommends sharing a screenshot of any issues. A company spokesperson tells TechRadar the following in an interview:

“Multi-device means that users will have the same functionality that is available on the current public versions of WhatsApp Web, Desktop and Portal, just without the need to have your phone connected. Our multi-device capability immediately makes the experience better for people who use Desktop/Web and Portal. And it also will make it possible to add support for more kinds of devices over time.”

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