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Threema For Desktop

Threema For Desktop

Unofficial desktop client for Threema.

Threema For Desktop

Unofficial desktop app for Threema

What is the best theme for you? Just change the theme settings on your computer!


What is Threema? Threema is a swiss-made 🇨🇭 communication app like WhatsApp, with end-to-end encryption 🔐. Source code of Threema is also avaliable here.
Why this software?
I created this application because I wanted a real desktop app for Threema, just like WhatsApp, Telegram or Signal. Also, I added some features to suit my needs. You can request features by opening an issue. Some features:

  • Push Notifications
  • Discord RPC
  • Redirect to main browser for externals links
  • Cross-platform (Windows / macOS / Linux)
  • Dark theme (Using your computer settings)

How does it works?
Check out this page


Head over latest releases page, then refer to the table below:

Windows installer (x86 + x64 + arm64) Windows portable (x86 + x64 + arm64) macOS (Intel+Arm) Linux (any)
Threema-For-Desktop-setup-VERSION.exe Threema-For-Desktop-portable-version Threema-For-Desktop-mac-universal-VERSION.dmg Threema-For-Desktop-linux-VERSION.AppImage

Now, choose your OS:

    Windows Download the exe file, then run it. Select run anyways on SmartScreen step (code-signing is so expansive...). If you are running the setup file, you need to follow the steps to install Threema For Desktop. You are done!
    macOS Download the dmg file, then it. Drop the Threema For file into Applications folder. Run the .APP file by following theses steps: Finder > Applications > Right click on Threema For > Open > Open. After that, you will be able to launch Threema For Desktop from Launchpad or Spotlight, but you'll need to do this again everytime you update the app (That's because Apple's code signing is verry expansive...).
    Linux Install AppImage Launcher from here. This will allow you to install Threema For Desktop like another software. Then download AppImage file from releases page. Finally, double click the file. It's done.
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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab