WhatsApp is currently working on a desktop application for both Windows 10 PCs and Tablets. The team will be bringing the application to users on Windows 10 PC and Tablets. The Desktop Application is a conversion with Microsoft’s Desktop Bridge.

WhatsApp team like the Telegram team is working to bring their x64 application to the Windows Store. Currently the application cannot be downloaded for Windows 10 Mobile Smartphones.

The Desktop application is currently unavailable to download on Windows 10 PC and Tablets, but our friends at Updates Lumia were able to download and test the Desktop application. The new WhatsApp Desktop application will be coming with most of the features already available on the Smartphones like:

Users can send Messages to friends and Family members, Keep in touch with groups of people like family and colleagues by sharing posts, photos and videos. The number of group members that can be added is 256 members.

Users will also be able to assign a Group name to the particular group apart from being able to mute, customize notifications for the particular group. The Desktop Application like the Mobile application will be having end to end encryption for Messages and calls shared via the application for the intended users only.

The team is also working on including the option of Easy Documents Sharing like Sending PDF files, documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more. Users will be able to send files upto 100 MB making it easy for users to send/share documents with friends and family members.

The Desktop application can be downloaded to any PC/Tablets upgraded to Windows 10 Anniversary Update with Build 14316.0 and higher. The size of the application weighs around 88.6MB. The application is currently available for download to Windows 10 PC users from the below link.

Download WhatsApp Desktop for Windows 10

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