FreeChat for Facebook Messenger

Developer: Rocky Sand Studio Ltd.

Current Version: 1.1.1

Last Updated: 10 months ago

Download Size: 2.7 MB - Download

Description:

FreeChat lets you access Facebook Messenger conveniently. You’ll never miss a message!
Just launch the app and start messaging without even opening your browser.

Highlighted Features:
- Get all your messages without opening Facebook
- Smooth and responsive look and feel
- Always stay logged in and receive notifications
- Awesome looking Dark Theme
- Easily send stickers, photos and enjoy group conversations
- See who's using Messenger and who's active on Facebook.
- Never lose your conversation history or contacts.

Legal Note: FreeChat for Facebook Messenger is a 3rd party app and is not affiliated with Facebook.

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Release Notes:

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[changed] application Icon: messenger logo removed due to legal issues
[fixed] bug for OS X 10.12 login
[fixed] minor bugs

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.1.1
Review by GemmaGSchmidt

Works great - I am actually pleasantly surprised at how good this app is. You don’t need to have FB open (which I find distracting) and it has all the capabilities of FB messenger (stickers, emojis, gifs, etc). Sometimes when I restart my MacBook or iMac, it asks me to re-log on, but, whatever, not a biggie. I’m giving it 5 stars because it’s free and it’s a great-quality app so far. Update: I still love this app. I think it’s great and I will keep using it.

Found helpful by 12 out of 12 people
1/5
Version 1.1.1
Review by ZTS-

Great app! But, what’s going on with the power usage? - On my computer, this chat program uses about four times as much power as everything else on the system combined. I’m running lots of tabs in Safari and lots of tabs in Chrome as well as multiple terminal emulators and KVM sessions and Remote Desktops all at the same time, and this is using 70 “Energy Impact” units whatever those are. Nothing else is ever using more than about 15 consistently, this is at 70 and it’s constant. It works great, but it’s just not efficient with its use of my computer and my use of your program will have to stop just due to bad taste in the programming, even if it is convenient for me. Folks, check Energy use in Activity Monitor. If you’re on a desktop you probably don’t care, but I am on a laptop. EDIT: This even happens when I restrict my computer to the low-power Intel GPU using gfxCardStatus. Also, I shouldn’t need my high power GPU for a chat program! Many inefficiencies here. Nice program visually, convenient, perfectly functional and no bugs that I’ve found, but it’s horribly inefficient. A few simple changes could make it a great program for everyone but it’s not suited to laptops right now.

Found helpful by 3 out of 3 people

More Reviews for Current Version

2/5
Version 1.1.1
Review by DigitalSedition

Doesn’t like 2-factor auth - The app is good if you’re using a plain old username/password pair (which you shouldn’t unless you want to have your account hacked), but if you’re using a 2-factor auth chain the app simply won’t work. Not sure why it doesn’t use the standard Facebook Auth pages that would get the tokens cleanly, but until it does - its a non starter for more secure connection methodologies.

Found helpful by 8 out of 8 people
5/5
Version 1.1.1
Review by Johandly

Works well and keeps improving - I’m giving this app 5 stars because it typically works very well. The updates they’ve been putting out help a lot. My only concern is that it will sometimes glitch out when I try to do “special tasks” like muting conversations or sending/opening videos. Otherwise, it works very well.

Found helpful by 8 out of 9 people
5/5
Version 1.1.1
Review by GemmaGSchmidt

Works great - I am actually pleasantly surprised at how good this app is. You don’t need to have FB open (which I find distracting) and it has all the capabilities of FB messenger (stickers, emojis, gifs, etc). Sometimes when I restart my MacBook or iMac, it asks me to re-log on, but, whatever, not a biggie. I’m giving it 5 stars because it’s free and it’s a great-quality app so far.

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people
5/5
Version 1.1.1
Review by jmnewell

Great app, could use a few tweaks but v. impressive - I needed something that allowed me to have Facebook conversations without navigating to Facebook. Politics and the general distraction of Facebook keeps me from my work, so downloading this wa a great solution. My only problem is that the sound kept going although I thought I’d turned it off. Weird. Other than that - great, simple app with not a lot to complain about. Well done!

Found helpful by 4 out of 4 people
2/5
Version 1.1.1
Review by potayto1109

Update doesnt work right - The update seemed to break some of the functionality. Messages do not come through until you refresh the program. Especially after computer sleeps. Needs improvement but still better than other options out there.

Found helpful by 4 out of 4 people
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