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Social networking (17 programs)

  1. Facebook 4 Mac

    4.0
    • 3.5
    • (308 votes)

    An exclusive Facebook experience

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Separates Facebook from your browser, No installation required, Manage from your system tray app, Avoid browser crashes
    CONS: No themes, Nothing new or unique
  2. WhatsApp Desktop

    0.3.1850
    • 4.1
    • (116 votes)

    Free Desktop Client Software for WhatsApp Messenger

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Syncs chats and contacts to your desktop, More convenient than typing on a phone, Secure login method to protect accounts, Allows videos and images to be sent
    CONS: Will not work without your phone, No support for audio or video calls, QR Code scanning is the only login method, No real typing aids, such as auto-correct
  3. Vero

    0.5.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free independent social media app

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Classier interface, Four connection categories, Highlights videos, music, and other arts, No ads, algorithm, and data collection
    CONS: Small community, May not appeal to noncreators, Some bugs and glitches
  4. TweetDeck by Twitter

    3.9.889
    • 5
    • (4 votes)

    Use Twitter With Precision, Power And An All-In-One View.

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Great for multiple accounts, Fantastic on desktops and tablets, Very ad-light, Relatively fast
    CONS: Handles external links badly, Poorer on smaller screens, Hard to sort columns, Less image space than standard
  5. Camfrog Video Chat

    2.8.3270
    • 4.8
    • (5 votes)

    Free Streaming Video Chat Software Application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: The H264 video codec is supported, A quick login process, It is possible to color code contacts and nicknames, Only six megabytes of memory is needed
    CONS: Might not work with all PC-based updates, Not suitable for minors, Some chat rooms are not moderated, Not compatible with other third-party video chat software
  6. Anywhere for Facebook

    1.4.1
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A full version program for Mac, by Freedom apps.

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  7. Reddit HD

    1.4
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Reddit Viewer

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Clean design, Notification of new mail, Easily hare to social media, Upvote/downvote through the app
    CONS: Loads slowly, No visual customisation options, Some accessibility issues (hard to read buttons), Difficult to open links in browser
  8. Unite - GroupMe client

    1.1.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Get Onto GroupMe. Send Large Files With A Sleeker Client.

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Emoji compatibility, Great for file transfers, Easy to use, Fairly fast
    CONS: Locks up with unexpected input, Sign-in issues, Not feature-complete, Very poor tech support
  9. QuickTab for Instagram

    1.8
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Quick Access to Instagram

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Get notifications in Notification Centre, Access from menu bar
    CONS: App appears to be browsing only; no interaction, Not free, despite offering less functionality than website
  10. InstaBro | Content Browser

    5.1.6
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free Application to Browse Instagram Feeds

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Searches can be made by hashtag, image description or location., Not much memory is needed., Data can be exported if necessary., It is possible to preview all images.
    CONS: Users cannot access their own saved pictures., Delays of up to ten seconds occur when accessing a new feed., "Nagware" is frequently presented to users., Temporarily leaving the app will cause it to crash.
  11. One Chat All-in-One Messenger

    4.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Universal Chat Software for Social Media Applications

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Passwords can be remembered, Multiple accounts can be opened simultaneously, Support for touch bars is offered, Numerous GIF images can be accessed when messaging friends
    CONS: Little technical support is offered, Some websites may not be able to be opened, Potential glitches when activating chat widgets, Older operating systems are not supported
  12. Tab for Google Plus

    1.1
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Tab for Google Plus - Add Google+ to your menu bar

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easily view and create posts from within the app, Notifications keep you informed at all times, Notification audio can be customized, Stealth mode enables checking updates without notifying anyone
    CONS: Paid app for free service, Notification icon is the same as Gmail, which can be confusing, Desktop view is simply the Google+ website in a new tab, No longer useful with Google+ discontinued
  13. Mango IRC - Chat client

    2.1
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A Robust Chat Client for Group Communication and Private Messages

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports keyboard shortcuts, Nickname coloring for better orientation in public chats, Supports sharing messages on Facebook or Twitter, Extremely handy notifications
    CONS: Too large drop-down fields, Closing the program could lead to a crash, The smallest font size is not small enough, Default colors aren’t easy to discern
  14. Crosspost

    1.0.1
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Simultaneous Social Media Posting

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports multiple user accounts, Easily accessible from menubar, Automatically remove hashtags, Supports Facebook link preview
    CONS: Not much help available, Some buttons not labelled, Only supports Facebook and Twitter, Developer appears to have abandoned project
  15. Pinboard for Pinterest

    1.4.3
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A full version app for Mac, by Raj Kumar Shaw.

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  16. iTab

    1.4
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A free and alternative method for accessing your Instagram account

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quickly view your Instagram account , No need to add the official Instagram app in your menu bar , The tab hides when you watch movies or play games , Not distracting and not in the way
    CONS: Free version is far inferior to the paid version , Just for looking and not for posting , Have to pay for the desktop version , Resizing needs hotkeys or screen-size options
  17. FaceTop

    1.2.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    FaceTop - Add your Facebook feed to your desktop for free

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Facebook feed automatically updates with new posts, Add comments and like updates from within the app on your desktop, Transparency can be adjusted, Automatically becomes opaque when interacted with
    CONS: Extra features cost money, Push notifications often trigger before your feed updates, Users report tagging feature is buggy, Errors reported when set to open on startup

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