Although WhatsApp is the application most popular in the world, the messaging platform also seeks to be the most complete and easily accessible for all types of users. Therefore, as revealed by the portal WABetainfothe company is working on a desktop version of the app at macOS, the operating system designed by Apple for its Mac family of computers.
In 2021, the existence of WhatsApp was revealed for Windows, an application rewritten from scratch already compatible with multiple devices. This was the best news for people using Windows 10 and newer versions.
For this reason, WhatsApp is now also working on its desktop version for macOS. As you can see from this screenshot from WABetaInfo, when you open WhatsApp for macOS for the first time, you need to pair your phone by scanning the QR code. This action can be performed directly within Settings. WhatsApp > Linked Devices.
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We can also link WhatsApp for Android with WhatsApp for macOS, so people do not need to switch to iOS if they use WhatsApp on an Android device. In this way, it is not ruled out that in the future the messaging service will allow the platform to be used on iOS and Android at the same time.
WhatsApp for macOS is a native app built with Mac Catalyst. Unfortunately, this app is under development, so it is not possible to download it from the App Store on your Mac at this time. The release date is unknown, so we don’t know when it will be released to the public.