App for WhatsApp brings the WhatsApp Messenger to the Mac

February 19, 2016 in Software (E)

[] Dielheim, Germany - coldX Software Development today is proud to announce the release of App for WhatsApp 3.0.0, an update to their popular messenger app for OS X. App for WhatsApp allows everybody to chat via the beloved WhatsApp Messenger service directly from their Macs. App for WhatsApp lets users send and receive WhatsApp Messages and Media (Photos and Videos) directly from the Mac and integrates perfectly into the Mac user experience.

The App is exclusively available through the Mac App Store and is a huge success so far, being the top selling Mac App in nearly all european markets since its initial release in December 2015 and also being one of the top selling Mac Apps in the US, Mexico and many other countries. It has had outstanding customer feedback with an international average rating of 4.5/5 stars out of more than 2.000 reviews.

General features:
* Integrates seamlessly into the Mac user experience
* Drag and drop to send media
* Reply to incoming messages right from the message notification
* Shows unread message count in the Dock icon badge
* Shows new unread message alert in the MenuBar
* Downloads images and videos to the Mac
* Plays videos inside the App
* Option to choose a custom chat window wallpaper image
* App window supports full screen and split screen mode
* Standalone Application. No need to have a Web Browser window open to write WhatsApp messages
* Optimized for minimum CPU and Memory footprint using latest Swift 2.0 technology

App for WhatsApp is by far superior to its freeware counterparts as it has very useful unique features, which are the key of the App's overwhelming success:

* Photo and video recording and sharing within the App
* Privacy Mode: Automatically locks the App with a password after a user selected time for protecting the users privacy
* Do not Disturb Mode: Disables all notifications to allow the user to concentrate on his work while the App is in the background
* Customization options for the notifications (show/hide sender and message preview)
* Simple photo sharing by using Drag and Drop directly from the Apple Photos App
* Launch at login
* Open the App window with a keyboard shortcut at any time

Version 3.0.0 brings a lot of great new features that are only available with App for WhatsApp:
* Record videos up to 30s inside App for WhatsApp using your Mac's built in iSight camera and share with your friends via WhatsApp
* Take a picture with your Mac's built in iSight camera from within the App and send it via WhatsApp
* Add filters to the pictures taken with App for WhatsApp before sending to your friends
* Play voice messages
* Choose between more than 20 different notification sounds
* Select a custom wallpaper for your chat window
* Option to only use monochrome MenuBar icons
* Drag and Drop images directly from Apple Photos App
* Change your profile picture from within App for WhatsApp
* Added support for full-screen and split-screen App window
* Fixes a bug that could lead to the Emoji menu reacting sluggish
* Fixes a bug that could lead to the App not launching after login
* Fixes a bug that could lead to App for WhatsApp not asking for a password after a relaunch even though privacy mode was activated
* Various other fixes and optimizations

Language Support:
* English, German and French

Device Requirements:
* WhatsApp Web compatible smartphone (iPhone 4s or later, Android, Windows Phone, ...)
* Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
* 64-bit processor
* 5.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
App for WhatsApp 3.0.0 for Mac is $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Social Networking Category. Promo Codes for reviewing the App are available on request.

coldX is a small App development company based in Germany with lots of experience in all different kinds of software development from iPhone Apps to scientific applications. With focus on the Mac and iOS platforms, we love to develop software that is just a pleasure to use. From every day desktop helper tools to full grown applications we believe software should make peoples lives easier by helping them achieve their goals. Copyright (C) 2016 coldX Software Development. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Mac OS X platforms are trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


App for WhatsApp brings the WhatsApp Messenger to the Mac Image