Telegram for Mac – Free Download

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Telegram is a messaging application developed to be used on smartphone devices. It was developed back in the starting of 2013 by the founder of a famous social networking website ‘Vk’. It was initially launched for Android and iOS devices and later for other operating systems too. There were many new things that were implemented in the application whether talking about an additional feature or more security in storing messages. It is a free app available on Google Play Store, App Store and other respective stores. Along with its free functionalities, the developers has also made its API open source; so if you are a developer and wish to use the app for some other purposes then you can simply embedded them into your sources.


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Starting up!

Telegram is a free messaging application that allows you to send messages to different devices using data connectivity. When started for the first time, you will be asked to join the community. Getting registered is quite simple and requires your cell number and working Internet connection. Once you have entered your cell number, a confirmation message will be send to that number with a code. Enter the code to successfully complete the registration process.


Telegram includes all the features that would be expected from a messaging application. Basic features includes text messages, sending images, sharing videos and sounds. Emoticons has also been added to the chat screen to allow users to express more in short. In the newer versions of the application a new feature of sending voice messages has also been added. Talking about the interface, the application comes with a blended interface quite similar to what you might have seen in WhatsApp. Everything seems to have cloned in a way or the other. Main screen consist of all the chats and messages, tapping on them will further open the chat which contains all the sent and received messages.

To start a new chat, tap on the icon located on the top right corner of the screen. When clicked on the icon a new screen containing all the contacts will be opened. This list is totally based on the contacts already saved in your phonebook. This further gives an implication that if you want to have chat with somebody, you will firstly need to have their number saved in your phonebook.

The USP!

Every application has its own USP, whether messaging or any other. Telegram along with common messaging features also boast a special ability of sending any file to anyone who is registered in the community. Using telegram, you can simply share files with your friends, and additionally there is not any boundation for the file size as the allowed file sharing size here is of 1GB. Also, there is not any limitation of file formats as you can send any file using this feature.


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How to Run on Mac?

To run Telegram on Mac, follow steps below:

  • Download Bluestack.
  • Install it.
  • Open the installed software and search for ‘Telegram’ using the same.
  • Click on the official link to start downloading it.
  • Wait till it installs itself.

Now you can open the application from all apps in Bluestack.