Download Facebook Desktop for Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • Messenger for Desktop

    1.2.4.

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An unofficial Facebook desktop client

    7
    65 votes
    • PROS: Chat without opening Facebook, Facebook options are automatically imported, Same options as the official Facebook Messenger apps
    • CONS: Unofficial app that isn't associated with or supported by Facebook, Interface is unimaginative
  • Facebook Messenger

    (Chrome) 1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Facebook Messenger in your browser? Wait a minute...

    6
    96 votes
    • PROS: It works!, Chat without other Facebook distractions
    • CONS: No improvements over website, No unique login
  • Facebook Desktop

    0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Official Facebook client for your desktop

    6
    54 votes
    • Desktop Facebook

      1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Access Facebook directly on your Mac desktop

      6
      30 votes
      • PROS: Integrates Facebook into your Mac desktop, Logs on automatically, Very discreet
      • CONS: Dock icon doesn't do anything, Few configuration options
    • PhotoBook

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Desktop client for viewing Facebook photo albums

      5
      7 votes
      • PROS: Attractive, clean interface, Once downloaded, viewing is fast
      • CONS: Not enough filters for viewing galleries
    • Facebook Dashboard Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Notifications on your desktop

      3
      5 votes
      • PROS: Real time updates, Customizable
      • CONS: Limited to notifications, Can distract you
    • Moment

      1.0.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Access Facebook from your desktop and more

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Makes it easy to access Facebook, Doesn't require a browser, Supports videos and photos
      • CONS: Mountain Lion offers similar Facebook integration
    • Facebook Desktop Notifications

      0.57

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Keep up with your friends without your browser

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: Integrates into the menu bar, Nice use of Growl, Update your status, Links directly to your browser
      • CONS: Can't comment on stories from the app, No chat included
    • CalendarBar

      1.0.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      iCal, Facebook and Google Calendar events on your desktop

      8
      2 votes
      • PROS: Supports iCal, Facebook and Google Calendar , Customize which calendars you want, Auto-syncing and updating, Slick interface
      • CONS: No way to manually sync, No support for Outlook calendars
    • Socialite

      1.3.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Desktop manager for Twitter, Facebook and more

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Stable, Supports multiple accounts, Easy to use, Simple, clean interface
      • CONS: Missing some features found with online services
    • FaceTab

      4.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Interact on Facebook via your desktop

      9
      2 votes
      • PROS: Respond to private messages, Update your status, Read through your newsfeed, Notification pop-ups available, Hide the app when not in use
      • CONS: No ability to upload photos via the app
    • Workplace by Facebook

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Game Changing Work Tools

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Communicate, collaborate and connect in every platform, Utilize familiar collaborative tools, Supports most local cloud services, Do projects with a global community
      • CONS: More enterprise and administration features available in Premium version, Not recommended to connect with personal Facebook account, May automatically redirects users to default browser, Does not send mail for registering work ID
    • Caprine

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Unofficial messaging app

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Focus on privacy, Different customizable themes
      • CONS: Not available from official online stores, Vibrant theme only for macOS
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