Facebook instant messaging software Messenger It is already a tool that many people use every day. In addition to iOS and Android mobile devices, you can download apps for free. If you use the browser on your computer, you may open the Messenger web version directly through the browser, or use the chat room function in the sidebar of Facebook. The browser can also display desktop notifications, so no messages will be missed.But this is sometimes inconvenient. For example, browsers are used to opening many tabs, and each time they respond to messages, they have to jump to the instant messaging page. Mac users may choose to download unofficial ones before. Messenger for Mac、Caprine or Goofy App can temporarily solve similar problems.
The good news is Messenger official version The Mac app is finally available!I saw the news a few weeks ago, but it was only available in stores in some European countries. Now Taiwanese users can also download Messenger from the Mac App Store for free. For those who usually use it to send messages with other Facebook friends, send file photos or Voice and video chat can be very helpful.
To put it simply, through Messenger for Mac, you can turn Facebook chat rooms into an application, which can be displayed directly in the toolbar. Just like other instant messaging software, you can pop up notifications and use related functions, such as receiving messages, sending photos or files, or Open multi-person video chat, voice call, etc., without having to switch in the browser tab, but also improve the efficiency of use.
Messenger for Mac
Download from Mac App Store
Open the Messenger page of the Mac App Store and you will be prompted to obtain the app through the App Store.
After downloading from “applicationOpen Messenger in the folder, and log in directly with your Facebook account, or log in to Facebook with your mobile phone number and email address.
The official version of the Messenger app looks very similar to the unofficial interface, but the earlier unofficial apps are actually just integrating the Messenger web page into the app. In fact, the web version is used, and the official version of Messenger is A more complete Mac application.
Messenger is mainly divided into two sides, the left side is the chat account, photo and final message preview, the right side is the conversation content and some functional options, such as sending attachments, recording voice messages, sending stickers or emoticons.
From the upper left corner, you can search for messages, or switch between chat rooms and unfamiliar messages. If you are not a contact, you may go directly to the unfamiliar message after sending the message. If you don’t see the message, remember to switch. In addition, preferences can be found in the menu.
Preferences can switch the online display status. If you don’t want to be seen by friends and contacts that you are online or have been online recently, you can consider turning this option off. Of course, you must also turn off this item in every place where you use Messenger or Facebook, otherwise It will still show that you are online.
If you think it’s noisy to keep popping up notifications, you can also consider temporarily turning on “Do not disturb“Mode, from the notification settings, you can choose whether to display the message preview or use the notification sound effect.
The appearance part will follow the system preferences by default, that is, if your appearance is dark or automatic mode, it will change according to time, Messenger for Mac can also automatically adjust the light or dark mode, here there is also gray , High-contrast color matching is optional.
In fact, most of the functions such as stickers and emojis can already be used in the Messenger Mac application.
In addition to sending text messages, if you want to transfer photos or files to other contacts, you can click the plus sign in the lower left corner, and there will be two options for adding attachments and recording voice messages.
Three reasons to try:
- The official version of Messenger for Mac is officially available for download for Taiwan users
- Send text messages, photos or files, emoticons, stickers, or voice and video chat
- You can set the online status, notifications and appearance color matching