Telegram for Desktop

Messaging app with speed and security enhancements


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  • Category Instant Messaging
  • Program license Free
  • Version 2.0.1
  • Size 20.29 MB
  • Works under: Windows XP / Windows 10 / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
  • Program available in English
  • Program by Telegram LLC

Message anyone with a program that is easy to use from your desktop.

This is a program that makes it easy to talk with anyone who is online right from your desktop. You do not have to worry about sending emails or going to a social media site in order to talk with family and friends, as there is a chat box right on the desktop of your computer.

The program is easy to install and installation does not take very long to complete. When you see the program on your screen, you will see a small icon that you can click on that will give you the option to enter the information needed to contact others who are online. There is also an option to contact others on a mobile device.

One thing to keep in mind is that you do need an account for the device that you are using to connect with Telegram. When all of the details of your account are verified, you can begin talking with anyone on the contact list of your mobile device. There is no limit to how many files you can send to other people. However, if you send several, then please be aware that the program may be slow in sending the messages that you send and in receiving responses.

One thing to consider is that you will not be able to contact anyone via video or talk with your voice while using the program. However, for a program that is free to download and does not have a lot of chat options, it is ideal for keeping up with your friends and family while you are on your computer.


  • Can chat with a group of people
  • Allows communication with almost any mobile device
  • Secure system


  • Slows down if numerous files are sent
  • Need to have an account with Telegram before using
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