Franz
Franz
5.5.0

3.0

Franz free download for Mac

Franz5.5.0

08 October 2020

Chat app for Slack, HipChat, Skype and others.

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 Franz

Version 5.5.0:
Features
  • Service: Add service hibernation to save system resources
  • App: Add FRANZ_APPDATA_DIR environment variable to customize the app settings directory
  • Service: Added service polling debugger when starting Franz with DEBUG=Franz:Service
Bug Fixes
  • App: Update deprecated electron APIs
  • App: Fix Zoom in services
  • macOS: Add audio & video permission request for macOS Catalina
  • Experimental: Fix Google signin
  • macOS: Ask the user to move Franz to the /Applications Folder to fix read/write issues
  • macOS: Fix microphone, camera & screen sharing permissions
  • Service: Add integrity checks to prevent services recipes getting lost
  • Service: Fix issue with user agent override in service workers
  • Service: Don't reload services after 10 minute system nap
  • App: Fix "Missing Service" link
  • App: Improve lost recipe connection handler
General
  • App: Updated electron to 8.1.1
  • Translations: Improved translations.

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How would you rate Franz app?

7 Reviews of Franz

3.5
dmu
24 January 2019
Version: 5.0.0-beta.18.903

Most helpful

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!
(1)
3.5
dmu
24 January 2019
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!
(1)
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0.5
sadnesslife666
24 December 2018
Version: 5.0.0-beta.18.903
NOT free, you have to pay in order to make it work !! Liars !!!
(1)
5
flosit
23 August 2018
Version: 5.0.0-beta.18.903
Love this app. It's my go-to to use Whatsapp on the desktop.
(0)
5
marnold2000
14 October 2016
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
(0)
5
eli-ny
11 September 2016
Version: 4.0.0
super useful. works as advertised
(0)
5
Stainless-Steel
04 September 2016
Version: 4.0.0
I hadn't an issue and it works great. Thanks for the great App!
(0)
2.5
team-noob
31 August 2016
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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Free

3.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
License: 
FreeIn-app purchases

Downloaded & Installed 4,797 times

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