WhatsApp revolutionizes the game: Discover the new ultra-powerful Mac application with group video calls for up to eight people!

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Features of the new Mac application

WhatsApp is entering the race for professional video calls by launching a dedicated version for Mac users. This version allows users to participate in group calls from their desktop or laptop computer. They can join video calls with up to eight people and audio chats with up to 32 people. Additionally, they can join ongoing calls, view call and chat history, and receive notifications even if the app is not open. File sharing is also made easy with the drag and drop feature.

Optimization for large screens

This native version of the software on macOS has been specially optimized for large screens. It offers a better user experience with features like dragging and dropping files into chats and seeing more messages in chat histories. Additionally, it supports WhatsApp group calls from macOS for the first time.

How to download and install the application?

The new Mac application is already available for free download via WhatsApp servers. However, it will soon be available on the Mac App Store.

Compatibility and system requirements

  • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or later
  • An active WhatsApp account on your smartphone
  • A stable Internet connection, both on your Mac and on your phone

What are the differences with the Windows application?

The desktop version of WhatsApp for Windows PC is similar to the Mac version. However, the Mac version offers additional features:

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  • Support for group video and audio calls with up to eight video and 32 audio participants
  • Ability to join an ongoing group call
  • Incoming call notifications even when the app is not open
  • Easy file sharing by dragging and dropping directly into a chat

With this new Mac application, WhatsApp wants to further appeal to professionals by offering advanced features for group calls and file sharing. This will allow it to compete with competitors such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

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