Surely you already know that WhatsApp is not the only way to send messages to your contacts: Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Kik, Allo and Duo from Google … and also WeChat. This is one of the most popular chat and instant messaging apps in Asia and, specifically, in China.
It has versions for different operating systems: iOS, Android, macOS, Windows Phone, web and, of course, Windows PC. With this desktop version, basically what we can do is send messages and receive them on our computer. For this we need to have installed the app on our mobile, since we can only do login scanning the QR code.
The desktop client of the messaging and chat app with the essential functions to communicate.
The usual functions of any messaging app
On this client desktop to chat we will find common functions and characteristics in this type of apps:
- Operation of the application in the background. You will send messages when you need it and you will receive them whenever you are connected.
- Send messages individually and to groups.
- Attach multimedia files.
- Play voice memos sent from mobile devices.
- Share with your contacts any file hosted on your PC’s hard drive, regardless of format or size.
- Take screenshots and share them with any of your contacts quickly.
- Mention your contacts in group conversations to get their attention.
- Delete any messages sent by mistake before they read it.
- Free HD Video Calls.
- Store your message history locally.
The reference app in China
Viber, Telegram, Kakao Talk, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, BlackBerry Messenger… the competition is tough, but WeChat it is the one that commands the majority in China. Little by little it has been incorporating different functions that have added it to what is considered the standard for this type of application. The increasingly better devices have also allowed the implementation of functions that take advantage of the VoIP protocol, so you can make free phone calls over a data network (for which a wifi is recommended).
Registration is carried out through a phone number, so if you use Android you will have to download its APK or the corresponding version for iOS on iPhone.
What’s new in the latest version
- The news of the latest version has not been published.