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Franz
Franz
3.9
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Franz free download for Mac

Franz

Version 5.9.2

Chat app for Slack, HipChat, Skype and others.

3.9
Based on 10 user ratesRead reviews & comments
Free
In-app purchases

Franz overview

Franz is a free messaging app/former Emperor of Austria and combines chat and messaging services into one application. He currently supports Slack, HipChat, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, WhatsApp, Google Hangouts, Skype, and Grape.

Franz allows you to add every service several times. This makes Franz the perfect tool to manage multiple business and private accounts at the same time. You can even use Facebook Messenger with five different accounts at once if some inexplicable reason urges you to do so.

This software has additional functionality that can be purchased on this page

What’s new in version 5.9.2

Updated on Apr 20 2022

Bug Fixes:
  • Service: Apply Google login fix for all services (3dbe5cc)
  • App: Don't reload app when coming back from system sleep (bc6a921)
  • Windows + Linux: Introduce new Franz Menu
  • App: Improve layout rendering of services (ad3bb11)
  • Todos: Fix Todos to be resizable again (4b5d2f7)
  • Todos: Fix Todos layout issues when Todos should be hidden (fb3988a)
  • App: Don't let the app get confused by unknown routes (d2059fc)
Features:
  • App: Lock user agents to Windows 10 and macOS 10.15.17 to avoid fingerprinting identification (3b1d495)
  • App: Update to electron 18 (6c02f29)

Information

License

Free

Size

102.1 MB

Developer’s website

https://meetfranz.com

Downloads

5209

App requirements

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palmerschuyler
palmerschuyler
Aug 1 2022
5.9.2
0.0
Aug 1 2022
0.0
Version: 5.9.2
It works really well for consolidating all the apps that I use into 1; which is convenient. My only complaint, and a big complaint, with Franz is that it uses a lot of RAM and energy compared to if I just had all of the individual apps open. For example when I just have chrome tabs open for my email accounts, slack, and discord open then significantly less RAM is being utilized compared to when I have all of those things in Franz which isn't a dealbreaker since systems have enough RAM for that. The deal breaker for me is the energy utilization. I tend to work away from an outlet a bit and when Franz is open on my M1 MacBook Pro my battery life becomes 2 hours instead of 14-16 hours. It just DRAINS the battery compared to having chrome tabs open and the other apps open that I use it for. TLDR; if you have this app on a computer that will always be plugged into a wall it's great but if you need to run off a laptop battery you may want to think twice before purchasing that subscription.
info-2829
info-2829
Feb 2 2021
5.6.1
3.0
Feb 2 2021
3.0
Version: 5.6.1
love this application, however 2 concerns with glitches in google voice and slack. google voice doesn't push notifications anymore and always has to be reloaded to update, and slack constantly disconnects and has to be forced reconnected. hope these things get resolved in next update
dmu
dmu
Jan 24 2019
5.0.0-beta.18.903
3.5
Jan 24 2019
3.5
Version: 5.0.0-beta.18.903
I don't do subscription software. I would pay a lot for Franz, but I won't keep paying for it forever. I saw an alternative to this not too long ago, but I dismissed it because I already had Franz. Now that Franz gone subscription, I'd love someone to post what the alternative was!
sadnesslife666
sadnesslife666
Dec 24 2018
5.0.0-beta.18.903
0.5
Dec 24 2018
0.5
Version: 5.0.0-beta.18.903
NOT free, you have to pay in order to make it work !! Liars !!!
flosit
flosit
Aug 23 2018
5.0.0-beta.18.903
5.0
Aug 23 2018
5.0
Version: 5.0.0-beta.18.903
Love this app. It's my go-to to use Whatsapp on the desktop.
marnold2000
marnold2000
Oct 14 2016
4.0.0
5.0
Oct 14 2016
5.0
Version: 4.0.0
I am loving this app. I have tried a lot of them and when you consider the functionality plus the fact it's free this one is a winner. Well done.

If they ever add iCloud Mail to this then it's a 10/10
eli-ny
eli-ny
Sep 11 2016
4.0.0
5.0
Sep 11 2016
5.0
Version: 4.0.0
super useful. works as advertised
Stainless-Steel
Stainless-Steel
Sep 4 2016
4.0.0
5.0
Sep 4 2016
5.0
Version: 4.0.0
I hadn't an issue and it works great. Thanks for the great App!
teamNOOB
teamNOOB
Aug 31 2016
4.0.0
2.5
Aug 31 2016
2.5
Version: 4.0.0
While Franz works and works quite well, I had a weird experience with it. I was mass messaged while using the Telegram component with an account I had just created and only given to a handful of people. I could see other peoples handles and message them. I don't have the skills to go through the Franz source code but better to be safe than sorry.
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